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The trials, tribulations and distortions of the Mainstream Media

Impartial FEC Officer Campaigns For Democrats

She should be fired and jailed for her actions.

But, then, who will file charges against her, Eric Holder?

Ann Ravel is vice chairman of the Federal Election Commission

Ann Ravel is vice chairman of the Federal Election Commission

The top Democratic commissioner at the bipartisan Federal Election Commission is traveling to battleground states weeks before November’s midterm elections, engaging in what a former commissioner and an FEC observer call an “unprecedented” and “totally inappropriate” attempt to ignite public opposition to the Citizens United decision and promote Democratic positions on campaign finance.

Ann Ravel is vice chairman of the FEC, a six-member commission tasked with regulating campaign-finance laws in the United States. Composed of three Republicans and three Democrats, the commission’s chairmanship rotates each year, with Ravel’s term beginning in 2015.”

More at National Review

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Football Coach Fired For Letting Players Eat Watermelon

These kids bought the melons themselves and saved them for rewards if they won. One busybody, politically correct, parent connected in his mind the watermelons and stereotypes of black people. So he, or she, officially objected and got a popular, successful coach fired. That is pure meanness. It’s insensitive to both the coach and the team members.

How can idiots like this be dealt with? I suggest laughter.

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A winning high-school football coach was fired after the team’s tradition of eating watermelon after games was deemed “inappropriate” and “racist.”

Bud Walpole had been coaching Academic Magnet Raptors football team, and was in the middle of a very successful season, according to CBS Charlotte.

A current Raptors player said the tradition began when players bought watermelons from a man who had been selling them on their route to the game. If they won the game, the team decided, they would eat the watermelon. After they did win, they smashed the watermelon on the ground and then ate it. (The team had to smash their victory fruit because they, understandably, did not have a knife on the sidelines.)”

The real question that comes from the article is, “Was he fired or not?” The last two paragraphs leave one wondering:

This parent’s complaint led to a Charleston County School District investigation into the watermelon-eating and Walpole’s eventual firing.

Walpole will still be allowed to teach at the school. Thousands have signed an online petition demanding that he be reinstated as coach.”

Read more at National Review

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“Eric Holder: ‘I take personally as a failure’ the inability to pass gun control”

Holder seems to be unaware of what his job is. He is Attorney General. That job tasks him with upholding the laws of the country. What he is regretting here is not that. It is the establishment of new law. That is not his job. It is the job of the Congress to create new laws.

It is past time that this power-hungry black power activist leave the Justice Department. He is incompetent and he chooses whether to pursue a defendant based on the color of his skin, not on whether he has broken any laws.

I fear that this President will replace him with someone equally evil and equally biased activist.

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This story is from the Washington Times:

I think the inability to pass reasonable gun safety laws after the Newtown massacre is something that weighs heavily on my mind,” Mr. Holder said during an interview with CNN.

He was speaking of the White House push to pass a federal background check mandate for all commercial gun sales, as well as an outright ban on so-called assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, in the wake of the December 2012 school tragedy.”

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Someone’s Actually Saying It: “UK’s Disastrous Wind Power Policy the Result of Deluded “Green Blob” Politics”

Choose to ignore Owen Paterson’s warning at your Country’s peril.

Choose to ignore Owen Paterson’s warning at your Country’s peril.

As for wind farms, it seemed a bit strange that an innovation designed to save our beautiful world wreaked unique havoc on the best landscape. When we learnt that wind power needed vast amounts of conventional power back-up because of intermittency, we started to see it as the greatest physical folly in our island story.

Yet no mainstream political party engaged with this. You could tell that they were worried about the symptoms of their own policies – hence Ed Miliband’s call for an energy price freeze. But none wanted to discuss the causes. Owen Paterson, then the environment secretary, was the only minister who dared raise doubts. He annoyed what he calls the “green blob”. David Cameron duly sacked him this summer.

In the Global Warming Policy Foundation lecture on Wednesday, Mr Paterson said of wind farms that “this paltry supply of onshore wind, nowhere near enough to hit the 2050 targets, has devastated landscapes, blighted views, divided communities, killed eagles …” When this was quoted on the BBC News, he was saying no more than millions of ordinary people have been saying for years. Yet it was very striking to hear it in public, because no other elected person charged with these responsibilities had said anything like this before.”

Read more at ‘Stop These Things’ – THE TRUTH ABOUT WIND FARMS IN AUSTRALIA.

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Remember, Obama Care Is Just The First Step Toward National Health Care

Harry Reid was not the only one to say so. Now we see how it was designed to fail.

FIRST STEP: Obamacare is only the first step to a more fully-socialized single-payer health care system, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, right.

FIRST STEP: Obamacare is only the first step to a more fully-socialized single-payer health care system, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, right.

HHS-Funded Study: Obamacare Will Suffer ‘Death Spiral’ If Subsidies Fail

The Obama administration has funded a new study by top consulting firm RAND Health that startlingly finds that if taxpayer subsidies are eliminated, Obamacare exchanges will fall into a “death spiral.”

The study comes in the wake of a number of lawsuits which are challenging the Obama administration’s implementation of Obamacare subsidies. Three lawsuits have made it to U.S. Circuit Courts, just one step from the Supreme Court, arguing that the text of the Affordable Care Act allows premium subsidies for state-run exchanges only. (RELATED: Second Court Strikes Down Obamacare Subsidies In Federal Exchanges)”

It’s always been about the subsidies. Federal subsidies were included in the Affordable Care Act to make the insurance premiums affordable to Americans in need of health insurance. But subsidies have a history of being reversed when political winds change direction. When that happens people will no longer get help with their insurance premiums from Uncle Sam. What will they do? They’ll stop paying.

This has all been made more complicated because many states refused to set up exchanges, forcing the estamlishment of federal ones. The courts have said, twice now, that people who got insurance through federal exchanges do not qualify for the mandated subsidies.

In the process of all this the companies that provide insurance will decide it is no longer profitable to do so. This has already started. When people don’t buy insurance, whether because they can’t afford it or because it’s not available, Democrats will try to ride to the rescue with single-payer nationalized health-care plans.

It’s all part of the plan.

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I Had Heard About This But It Wasn’t ‘Til This Morning I Saw It

It’s not just women who feel unsafe because of his (in)actions. President Obama has made the United States – Indeed, the world – less safe. We are in a more precarious and tenuous position in almost every way than we were when he was elected.

Tina Brown: Obama Makes Women Feel Unsafe

For women, I don’t think he makes them feel unsafe. They feel unsafe economically, they’re feeling unsafe with regard to ISIS, they’re feeling unsafe about Ebola . . .

I think they’re beginning to feel a bit like Obama’s that guy in the corner office who’s too cool for school, calls a meeting, says “This has to change,” doesn’t put anything in place to make sure it does change. Then it goes wrong, and he’s blaming everybody.”

Read more at White House Dossier

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Here’s How You Defeat Laws That Allow People To Carry Guns:

It’s so simple. Crazy people don’t get permits so you class everyone as crazy!

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From the New York Times:

Mental Health Issues Put 34,500 on New York’s No-Guns List

A newly created database of New Yorkers deemed too mentally unstable to carry firearms has grown to roughly 34,500 names, a previously undisclosed figure that has raised concerns among some mental health advocates that too many people have been categorized as dangerous.

The database, established in the aftermath of the mass shooting in 2012 at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and maintained by the state Division of Criminal Justice Services, is the result of the Safe Act. It is an expansive package of gun control measures pushed through by the administration of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.”

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“Report says U.S. may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks”

That headline is deceiving. It should read, “Report says Obama may OK more centrifuges in Iran nuclear talks”, because he is doing this without the consent of the Congress or the people.

Here we go again with amateur hour. Obama says ahead of time what he will give but does not say what he will require in return. He is willing to allow Iran to install thousands more centrifuges and lift sanctions.

The Iranian leaders know full well that this is just his opening bid – that they can get more by just demanding it. They also know he will accept promises from them that they have no intention of keeping.

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The Obama administration has sweetened its offer to Iran in ongoing nuclear negotiations, saying it might accept Tehran operating 4,000 centrifuges, up from the previous 1,300, according to a semiofficial Iranian news agency.

The Mehr news agency also said Monday that Iran and the six world powers seeking to negotiate a nuclear deal remained divided over how much uranium-enrichment capacity the Middle East nation should be allowed to maintain, and how to lift punitive sanctions from its economy.”

Read more ta the LA Times

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Another Racial Attack On University Of Illinois Campus…

… This makes 45 such attacks in the area since the first of October.

SEVERAL U OF I STUDENTS ATTACKED BY ROVING GANG NEAR CHAMPAIGN CAMPUS, POLICE SAY

The ABC7 I-Team is reporting a rash of random attacks near the University of Illinois flagship campus. A safety alert for students was posted after Champaign police say five students were jumped and beaten by a roving gang over the weekend.

One-by-one early Saturday morning, a gang of men attacked several people as they walked down streets near the U of I campus. For about an hour, the gang roamed a small section of Champaign and police say they targeted random victims, beating them to the ground, in what resembles a big city gang ritual.”

Did I say racial? Yes. Here’s why:

Investigators describe the attacks as black males, 25 years old, and each wearing dark clothing, possibly driving in a blue sedan or SUV.

While police have not publicly identified suspects or a motive for the mob violence, random-victim beatings are consistent with some street gang initiations. “

U of I must be a gun-free zone.

Read more at ABC7 Chicago

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So Obama Is The Second Coming – Or Something

Have you read Barbara A. Thompson’s book, “The Gospel According to Apostle Barack: In Search of a More Perfect Political Union as “Heaven Here on Earth”?

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Thompson is an academic, a Professor with Florida A&M University.

Prof. Barbara Thompson

Prof. Barbara Thompson

The College Fix tells us about the book: “PROFESSOR’S BOOK HAILS ‘APOSTLE BARACK,’ COMPARES HIM TO JESUS”. They also tell us:

Professor Barbara Thompson, its author, told the school’s student newspaper during a book signing Tuesday that the 220-page undertaking, largely a compilation of his speeches, was a result of divine inspiration:

Her son … was the impetus behind the book. After a bad accident, Barbara Thompson prayed for her son to be healed. After her son’s healing, she had a dream when the spirit of God spoke to her and told her to ‘go on a journey with apostle Barack.’ …

Apostle, a leader with a new cause, is how Thompson defines Obama.

“He walks the earth for a more equalized, more middle class and working poor society,” she said. She compared apostle Barack to apostles like Jesus and Martin Luther King Jr.”

… (During her book signing event) she provided a complete breakdown of the good that has happened during the President’s 4-year term. Healthcare, the economy, education and federal initiatives interests are the ‘Good news’ from the apostle.”

Gay Patriot quotes from her book:

[A]s I began to contemplate ways to assist Barack in his 2012 re-election bid something miraculous happened. I felt God’s (His) Spirit beckoning me in my dreams at night. Listening, cautiously, I learned that Jesus walked the earth to create a more civilized society, Martin (Luther King) walked the earth to create a more justified society, but, Apostle Barack, the name he was called in my dreams, would walk the earth to create a more equalized society, for the middle class and working poor. Apostle Barack, the next young leader with a new cause, had been taken to the mountaintop and allowed to see over the other side. He had the answers to unlock the kingdom of “heaven here on earth” for his followers. The answers were repeated – over and over – in speeches Barack had made from his presidential announcement to his inaugural address. Those speeches or his teaching.s contained the answers to the middle class and working poor people living in a “heaven here on earth.” For when the answers were unlocked and enacted, Apostle Barack’s vision of America would be realized.”

She sounds like a nut. It looks like her students think so, too. Florida A&M’s professor ratings have comments from students. Two comments:

“Doesn’t have a clue.”
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” WORST TEACHER..EVER! she has the worst attitude and is not willing to help students RUNNN!!!”

These people are teaching our kids to be insane.

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NYT Publishes Officer Darren Wilson’s Story. Animals In Ferguson Promote Killing

Just how satisfying can murder be? If Officer Wilson is not indicted it looks like there will be killing.

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The story in the New York Times tells us that Wilson, “… Is Said to Recount a Struggle”. That wording leads us to believe that Wilson’s story is not truthful. That kind of reporting is inflammatory as we are seeing. There are many in Ferguson, MO who want violence, as the post above shows. The fact that forensic evidence supports Officer Wilson’s story means nothing to them:

The forensics tests showed Mr. Brown’s blood on the gun, as well as on the interior door panel and on Officer Wilson’s uniform. Officer Wilson told the authorities that Mr. Brown had punched and scratched him repeatedly, leaving swelling on his face and cuts on his neck.”

There have been no shortage of death threats. The one above is not the only one:

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Read more at Gateway Pundit here

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Remember this? Truck Driver Reginald Denny was dragged from his truck and beaten nearly to death during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles:

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Coal-Fired Power Plants In Arizona To Shut Down

More federal BS caused by fear of non-existent global warming. If these plants are shut down the Valley of the Sun will empty out. No one will live there without electrical energy to operate air conditioning.

This is from AZCentral:

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SRP: Impossible to meet EPA coal edict on time

Salt River Project officials say it will be impossible to meet the EPA’s proposed carbon rules for power plants in the time frame the regulators suggest, and that the plan will require significant new infrastructure.

The Environmental Protection Agency last summer issued the first proposed rules for regulating emissions from existing power plants that contribute to global warming.

They aim to reduce carbon emissions from power plants 30 percent by 2030, although individual state targets vary widely. Arizona has the second-highest target among all the states, with the EPA expectation that the state could reduce the carbon intensity of its power generation 52 percent by 2030.”

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WaPo: “The government wants to study ‘social pollution’ on Twitter”

‘Social Pollution.’ Now there’s a new term. What does it mean? It means any information that is not approved by the regime.

George Orwell predicted this back in 1949. His book, Nineteen Eighty-Four, coined terms that have become parts of English lexicon; terms like Big Brother, Newspeak, and thoughtcrime.

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The National Science Foundation , a federal agency whose mission is to “promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity and welfare; and to secure the national defense,” is funding a project to collect and analyze your Twitter data.

The project is being developed by researchers at Indiana University, and its purported aim is to detect what they deem “social pollution” and to study what they call “social epidemics,” including how memes — ideas that spread throughout pop culture — propagate. What types of social pollution are they targeting? “Political smears,” so-called “astroturfing” and other forms of “misinformation.”

Read more at the Washington Post

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Perfect… Obama’s New Ebola Czar Won’t Start Work For 5-6 Months

Really. This is so typical of the Obama administration. Make a phony move so you do nothing.

How many cases of Ebola will there be in the United States in 5-6 months?

Ron Klain Will Not Be At Work For A While

Ron Klain Will Not Be At Work For A While

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This from Weasel Zippers

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Instant Justice For Would-Be Purse Snatcher

I laughed out loud. This is in Chile in the city of Concepcion.

Chubby opportunist Pablo, a serial thief, was left prisoner on the bus with one hand trapped inside the door, which he had tried to force open when he realised they were closing.

And worse was to come – when the hero driver radioed police and then took out a baseball bat he kept for self defence and started bashing the criminal around the body.

The bag thief, said to have several assault, theft and robbery convictions, tried to wriggle out of arrest by claiming his victim was really an aunt called Maria who lived in the countryside and he had been joking with her.

But the driver told him in slang Chilean: “I’m badder than you” – before reducing him to tears as he continued to whack him.

Police were waiting at the next stop and handcuffed the thief before taking his smartly-dressed victim away so she could make a statement.”

Read more at Top Right News where they want to know if you think the driver went too far.

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Heh: “Maybe more guns are needed on campuses to keep radical ‘feminists’ away”

Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian

Feminist” Anita Sarkeesian will not be speaking at Utah State University any time soon, because it’s not a “gun-free zone,” the Associated Press reports. State law allows concealed carry permit holders to possess the means of defense, and that does not sit well with the so-called “media critic and blogger,” who elected to self-abort her planned address in protest.”

Read more at Jews For the Preservation of Firearms Ownership

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Too Good To Not Share

“Seattle Socialist Group Pushing $20/hr Min. Wage Offers $13/hr for Web Developer”

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In 2012, their official website was pushing for a drastic increase in the minimum wage. In fact, they pushed for a full $20 per hour minimum wage, even for the most basic jobs:

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Now the same group is trying to hire a web developer for $13 an hour: Their ad, posted on both indeed.com and craigslist.org, can be seen here:

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Read more at Pundit Press

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Homeland Security Is Expediting Visa Requests From People From Ebola Countries

Why would they do this?

It’s making my tinfoil hat make sense.

The Obama administration has led this nation into a myriad of crises that are making citizens fear their government. Some say it’s because they are incompetent. Others say it is by design. But what design would explain why they not only don’t restrict travel from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, but actually encourage it – and make it easier and faster?

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Hat tip to Doug Ross

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This Is What Glenn Beck Does Best

He has a copy of the CDC procedures that the infected nurses followed. He takes the time to suit up like they did and then has helpers simulate projectile vomiting and diarrhea. Then he disrobes like the nurses had to.

He shows us all plainly just how ill-prepared the CDC instructions are.

This is worth sharing.

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James Wesley, Rawles on Ebola

Rawles is the founder and owner of Survivalblog.com.

He says, “Consider This Your LAST Wake-Up Call.” He also addresses some very basic subjects – things like whether this Ebola scare could be used as an excuse to declare martial law and how to deal with dead bodies during a pandemic. He also advises staying home during an epidemic. That will require stocks of things like food and water.

It’s all audio so you can turn it on in one tab and listen to it while you go to other places on the web.

Hat tip to Dutchman

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“The Centers for Everything But Disease Control”

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Combover Tom

‘Combover’ Thomas Freiden, the head of the Centers For Disease Control, like bureaucrats everywhere, says that the inadequate response his bureaucracy has shown with the Ebola outbreak in the United States is because the CDC didn’t get enough funding to do a good job.

It’s a lie and we know it. That’s what Obama administration officials do. Now the actual facts are available.

Michelle Malkin has dug up the numbers. She finds that CDC funding is 200% greater than it was in the year 2000, at $7 Billion. She also tells us that the CDC has been wasting huge chunks of money on programs that have nothing whatsoever to do with ‘Diseases’.

This is from Michelle Malkin:

At $7 billion, the Centers for Disease Control 2014 budget is nearly 200 percent bigger now than it was in 2000. Those evil, stingy Republicans actually approved CDC funding increases in January larger than what President Obama requested.”

So, in spite of what Democrats have been saying it was not Republican sequesters that caused the insufficient funding. Where did the money go?

Mandatory motorcycle helmet laws.

$10 million last year to study violent video games and media images

Strategies for preventing gun violence

Playground equipment. The CDC’s “Injury Centers” (Did you know there are 13 of them?) have crafted a “national action plan” and funded countless studies to prevent boo-boos and accidents on the nation’s playgrounds.

Social norming” in the schools”

Which of these are ‘Disease’? None. They are social engineering experiments. They are meddling at a federal level and the money that was spent on them could not go to infectious disease control.

There is a lot more here. It’s worth a read.

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Inconsistent Messaging: “CDC: You Can Give—But Can’t Get—Ebola on a Bus”

Either they think Americans are too stupid to see the inconsistency in a message like this or they, themselves, are.

Really – are the people who are sworn to protect us all morons?

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(CNSNews.com) – Dr. Tom Frieden, director for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said during a telephone press briefing Wednesday that you cannot get Ebola by sitting next to someone on a bus, but that infected or exposed persons should not ride public transportation because they could transmit the disease to someone else.”

Read more at CNS News

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Vote Democrat Or Put Your Kid In A Bullet-Proof Vest

Scare minorities into going to the polls with lies…

Weasel Zippers says the group is funded by George Soros and SEIU.

More here.

Every 28 hours an African-American is killed by a police officer, security guard or vigilante,” the ad says. “No parent in America should have to put their child in a bulletproof vest. On Nov. 4, you have a choice: Vest or Vote.”

No mention of black children being killed by blacks… or are they included in the ‘Vigilante’ classification?

Dream Defenders, in case you are interested, is selling bullet-proof vests in child size.

ABOUT US

The Dream Defenders develop the next generation of radical leaders to realize and exercise our independent collective power; building alternative systems and organizing to disrupt the structures that oppress our communities.”

From Dream Defender’s Facebook page:

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“Medical Research Org CIDRAP: ‘Ebola Transmittable By Air'”

This may be a false alarm but CIDRAP sounds like a reputable organization. Then again, it could be that airborne transmission has been documented for some time and the CDC has not told us… Didn’t want to start a panic, you know.

People who were suited up properly, like the nurses in Dallas, have contracted the virus. How did that happen? Also, the Centers for Disease Control is revising their protocols for the handling of Ebola patients. There is a reason.

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From Breitbart:

The highly respected Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota just advised the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) that “there is scientific and epidemiologic evidence that Ebola virus has the potential to be transmitted via infectious aerosol particles,” including exhaled breath.”

CIDRAP is warning that surgical facemasks do not prevent transmission of Ebola, and healthcare professionals (HCP) must immediately be outfitted with full-hooded protective gear and powered air-purifying respirators.
CIDRAP since 2001 has been a global leader in addressing public health preparedness regarding emerging infectious diseases and bio-security responses. CIDRAP’s opinion on Ebola virus is there are “No proven pre- or post-exposure treatment modalities;” “A high case-fatality rate;” and “Unclear modes of transmission.”

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“Thought Eric Holder Was Bad? Meet Tom Perez”

This was written in PJ Media by J. Christian Adams. Adams worked for years in the Department of Justice, Civil Rights division, until he resigned in May of 2010.

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Tom Perez

Perez testified falsely under oath to the United States Commission on Civil Rights — and it isn’t just me who says so. I am frequently introduced in radio or television interviews as having “resigned over the Department of Justice’s handling of the New Black Panther voter intimidation case.” That isn’t accurate: I was at the Justice Department for over a full year after that case was dismissed.

I resigned on the day that Tom Perez provided false testimony about the case.”

Read the rest at PJ Media

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