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US to begin asking about flu at the border
ap ^ | 4/26/09 | breitbart

Posted on 04/26/2009 2:06:45 PM PDT by Nachum

Edited on 04/26/2009 2:07:44 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials will begin asking travelers about illness if they're entering the country from areas with confirmed swine flu.


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TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: asking; begin; bho44; bhodhs; bordersecurity; flu; influenza; mexicanflu; mexico; mexiflu; swineflu; us
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1 posted on 04/26/2009 2:06:45 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

What a bunch of fools. Endangering us all.


2 posted on 04/26/2009 2:07:18 PM PDT by Nachum (the complete list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Send the illegals directly to the ER.
There’s a solution

sarc


3 posted on 04/26/2009 2:07:44 PM PDT by silverleaf (We live in interesting times: now the entire IRS works for a tax evader)
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To: Nachum

And of course they’ll all tell the truth. /s


4 posted on 04/26/2009 2:08:08 PM PDT by Joiseydude (Kate Smith - God Bless America http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCavKL2zdjM GREAT visual interpretatio)
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To: Nachum

Sounds amateurish.


5 posted on 04/26/2009 2:09:11 PM PDT by bergmeid
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To: Nachum

And the passengers will reply, “No.”

I thought that some countries were taking the passengers’ temperatures as they entered the country. That might at least do some good.

All it will take is for people to bring this to a few dozen cities, and then it will be a bit late to act.

But no doubt they’ve got plenty of Tamiflu for Obama and his pals.


6 posted on 04/26/2009 2:10:02 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum

Scuzza moi, do you have any swine flu? No? Oh, pardone. Please come on in!


7 posted on 04/26/2009 2:10:40 PM PDT by synbad600
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To: Nachum

A bit late..


8 posted on 04/26/2009 2:10:57 PM PDT by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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To: Nachum

Border? What border?


9 posted on 04/26/2009 2:11:58 PM PDT by tips up
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To: Nachum

Some poor U.S. tourist who mistakenly drank the water or ate some fruit will be stuck in Mexico.
Meanwhile, the illegals will be entering at sites that aren’t checked.

Great solution.


10 posted on 04/26/2009 2:12:06 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: Nachum
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano characterized the step as more "passive surveillance," saying airline workers certainly could tell people they shouldn't fly if ill.

KEERIST!

Above her pay grade too??

Is there anyone in this cabinet that can tell the difference between a tail and a set of horns so they can grab the bull and face the situation?

11 posted on 04/26/2009 2:12:18 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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Asking about whether they’ve been ill... right.

“Excuse me, sir, have you been ill?”

“COUGH HACK COUGH HACK HACK COUGH COUGH... No, senor.”

“That’s fine. Welcome to the United States of America. Would you like a pillow? Is there anything we can do for you?”


12 posted on 04/26/2009 2:12:24 PM PDT by Peter W. Kessler (Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
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To: Nachum
What about the thousands of cruise ship passengers with stops in Mexico not to mention private yachts and jets flying in out of contaminated areas.

CLOSE THE BORDERS AND CLOSE THEM NOW!

13 posted on 04/26/2009 2:13:25 PM PDT by not2worry (WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND)
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To: Nachum
Great. Now Thousands Standing Around will have to hire multilingual interrogators, and train them to recognize flu symptoms. And provide them with prophylactic meds.
Not to worry, it will all be up and running in 5 years.
14 posted on 04/26/2009 2:14:02 PM PDT by AH_LiveRight
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To: Nachum

15 posted on 04/26/2009 2:14:13 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: Nachum

16 posted on 04/26/2009 2:14:20 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Nachum

How can they ask about the flu at the border if the illegals are crossing it..................... ILLEGALLY!


17 posted on 04/26/2009 2:14:59 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: synbad600

Oh you lied.Let me smack you hand.


18 posted on 04/26/2009 2:15:30 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Nachum

I guess this includes illegals?


19 posted on 04/26/2009 2:16:13 PM PDT by GeronL (TYRANNY SENTINEL. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com LIBERTY FICTION at libertyfic.proboards.com)
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To: Nachum
Grateful Illegals Pictures, Images and Photos
20 posted on 04/26/2009 2:18:13 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: Nachum

We can’t control diseases at the boarder if we can’t control the flow of illegal immigration.

Illegal immigration is now a public health danger.


21 posted on 04/26/2009 2:18:30 PM PDT by Tai_Chung
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To: Cicero

It’s funny because I’m from Puerto Rico (a U.S. territory), and every time I leave the San Juan airport, I am asked by TSA and U.S. Customs if I’m an American citizen or not (which I am, of course) because there are a lot of Dominicans and other Caribbean natives passing themselves as Puerto Ricans in order to be able to enter the U.S. mainland without passports or without going through Customs.

But, the thing is, they ask you for a “YES” or “NO” answer. So, if a Dominican or Caribbean native can pick up the Puerto Rican slanG on how to say “NO” (which is basically “NO” — pronounced linguistically like ANY OTHER “NO” — then they’re ‘good to go’ and off to the U.S. mainland.

It’s Pathetic.


22 posted on 04/26/2009 2:20:08 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: JoeProBono

I live in Wisconsin and we don’t have those signs. My sister and I visited my brother in LA and then drove to San Diego to see me other sister for a surprise birthday party. (I-5?)
I was astounded by the signs, and this was over 10 years ago.


23 posted on 04/26/2009 2:20:11 PM PDT by Jean S
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To: JoeProBono

Is that sign on the US side of the boarder?


24 posted on 04/26/2009 2:20:12 PM PDT by Tai_Chung
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Good grief, Silvie - I gotta wonder if the dolts in Washington have a clue what they’re talking about when they say ‘border’. I’m beginning to think that even Napolitano is clueless, and she was our governor fer cryin’ out loud...


25 posted on 04/26/2009 2:20:17 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ Support Our Troops ~ www.AmericaSupportsYou.mil ~)
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To: EGPWS

Perry needs to take the bull by the horns and close or seriously screen our borders.


26 posted on 04/26/2009 2:20:37 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: JoeProBono
Border Patrol Game
27 posted on 04/26/2009 2:21:21 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini.)
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To: Joiseydude

I just can’t imagine anybody lying about such a thing. /sarc


28 posted on 04/26/2009 2:21:26 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: Nachum
Check this out:

http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/investigation.htm

It first looked mostly like a swine flu virus but closer analysis showed it is a never-before-seen mixture of swine, human and avian viruses. A direct vaccine won't be available for months, Tamiflu meds do help a lot.

Here's the kicker, it is H1N1 type virus, so what? It is the same strain as the Spanish flu that killed millions and was thought extinct since 1957.

How did it reappear and recombine with avain and human flus to make a new very lethal virus? It has a 6% mortality rate and is spreading in Mexico rapidly as an aerosol.

It kills by getting your immune system to over-react and fill the lungs with fluid. The younger and healthier, i.e. better immune system, the more lethal it is. That's what makes it so unusual from all other flus.

It was first detected in Mexico on March 18th and no alerts were given. Anyone who has been to Mexico in the last two months was exposed, 10 day incubation period. Even if you had a mild case you may have passed it on. The patients are expanding exponentially and the many rural areas of Mexico have not been surveyed.

We have to quarantine Mexico immediately.

This may be a WMD attack because of the possibly manufactured nature of the mutation of this virus.

29 posted on 04/26/2009 2:22:27 PM PDT by gandalftb (An appeaser feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last......)
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To: Tai_Chung

30 posted on 04/26/2009 2:22:39 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Nachum
I don't know how many thousands of Mexicans have work visa's and travel to and from Mexico on a daily basis. But that is a health risk on it's own.

Then, we have Mexican children who are bused across the border to go to our schools. Another health risk.

sw

31 posted on 04/26/2009 2:23:08 PM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife)
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To: CindyDawg
Perry needs to take the bull by the horns and close or seriously screen our borders.

He should as soon as it's his responsibility to do so.

Until Texas is a nation, Texas shouldn't have to.

32 posted on 04/26/2009 2:24:49 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, Question everyone else)
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To: Jean S

There are so many rules in this country today that, because of the way they are enforced, accomplish nothing but the inconvenience of the good and law-abiding. It’s terrible.


33 posted on 04/26/2009 2:24:54 PM PDT by kc8ukw
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To: lightman

Oh man - the comments on that game thread are just to die for!!


34 posted on 04/26/2009 2:25:22 PM PDT by HiJinx (~ Support Our Troops ~ www.AmericaSupportsYou.mil ~)
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To: Nachum

“Yo no tengo much dinero para uno plano ticketo nuevo, so, um, yo no tengo swino flu-o.”


35 posted on 04/26/2009 2:25:33 PM PDT by Cedric
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To: Nachum

Everyone coming from Mexico will of course not lie.


36 posted on 04/26/2009 2:27:09 PM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: Nachum

too little too late.

they want to kill a bunch of us off so there is more stuff for them.


37 posted on 04/26/2009 2:28:00 PM PDT by television is just wrong (one bad ass mistake America!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: EGPWS

One of those better to ask forgiveness than permission things. We can do what we want with our own borders and sort it out with the Feds later. He’s already told them once that if they won’t do anything about the Mexican border he will.


38 posted on 04/26/2009 2:28:21 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: Nachum

“No sir, I haven’t felt sick recently.”

50,000 people later

“What? No man, not sick, haven’t been since 3 years ago.”

Useless


39 posted on 04/26/2009 2:28:56 PM PDT by wastedyears (Iron Maiden's gonna get ya, no matter how far!)
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To: Nachum

El Señor trabaja de maneras misteriosas.


40 posted on 04/26/2009 2:30:25 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Nachum

They are telling schools to be prepared to shut down, but they won’t close the border.

The CDC says “It’s impossible to contain” (so we won’t bother trying.)


41 posted on 04/26/2009 2:33:23 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Nachum

What do we do with a US citizen who thinks they are sick trying to return home? Ban them from their own country? Is that constitutional?


42 posted on 04/26/2009 2:34:09 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: tips up
Border? What border?

The one that I, a US citizen, had to argue my way through last week as I tried to get home to Ohio from Canada. It was ridiculous. I was arrested 10 years ago for disorderly conduct (during a divorce.) $100 fine, no probation, no jail. This popped up on their screens in Houlton, ME of all places. They actually took me to an interrogation room for an explanation.

"Homeland Security" is a joke.

43 posted on 04/26/2009 2:34:21 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century.)
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To: DannyTN

“The CDC says “It’s impossible to contain” (so we won’t bother trying.)”

That’s pretty much the excuse the open border crowd has been using successfully for illegal immigration.


44 posted on 04/26/2009 2:36:53 PM PDT by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: Nachum

WHAT the hell good is THAT?

Just about everything I read lately raises my blood pressure. BO and his ilk will celebrate when they cause FrogMom to stroke out.

I live in Arizona, I’m expecting a zombie attack from the south.


45 posted on 04/26/2009 2:39:56 PM PDT by FrogMom (No such thing as an honest democrat! Or one with a brain.)
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To: bergmeid
>>Sounds amateurish.<<

It's the same poppy cock as standing at the ticket counter at the airport and these bozos asking questions like;

Are you the person to pack these bags?

Have these bags been in your possession while traveling?

What non sense

46 posted on 04/26/2009 2:40:39 PM PDT by servantboy777
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Sir or Madam are you feeling sick?

Cough Cough no and that is a racist question.

47 posted on 04/26/2009 2:40:54 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Psalm 83:1-8 is on the horizon.)
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To: Nachum

Heads are going to roll if an outbreak is traced to illegal alien.


48 posted on 04/26/2009 2:41:00 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: kc8ukw
There are so many rules in this country today that, because of the way they are enforced, accomplish nothing but the inconvenience of the good and law-abiding. It’s terrible.

_____________________

We were warned.

"It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood." James Madison

49 posted on 04/26/2009 2:41:05 PM PDT by AuntB (The right to vote in America: Blacks 1870; Women 1920; Native Americans 1925; Foreigners 2008)
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To: Raycpa

My brother and his wife, who live in Germany, are coming home for a visit in three weeks. I have much trepidation about what the world will be like in that short time. Time will tell. Part of me thinks this who hysteria is smoke and mirrors courtesy of 0 and company. Who knows?


50 posted on 04/26/2009 2:42:47 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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