Citing the threat of Ebola spreading further domestically, the largest labor union for registered nurses in the United States called on Obama to “invoke his executive authority” to commandeer hospitals and essentially declare himself to be medical dictator. In a letter to the president, the National Nurses United group, which has faced controversy for its radical activism in the past, called on Obama to “order” all U.S. hospitals to meet “uniform, national standards and protocols” under the guise of protecting patients, healthcare workers, and the public. However, aside from the fact that Obama has no such “executive authority,” critics say forcing all hospitals to follow the same dubious standards is the worst possible idea if protecting people is truly the goal.
In a move that further discredits the liberal media, CNN's Jake Tapper admitted that fact-checking wasn't worth bothering with as he made an incorrect claim that radio host Michael Savage was spreading "wild conspiracy theories."
We're just one mutation away from an Ebola virus as contagious as the flu, says one Purdue University biologist. Moreover, even now the disease can be spread via the air "under certain circumstances."
As the Republican Party intensifies its efforts to gain control of the Senate in the November 4 elections, an amazing turn of events that no one would have predicted two years ago has occurred. The intense debate about “immigration reform” appears to be helping, rather than hindering, GOP prospects.
As fears rise over Ebola spreading in the United States, President Obama has decided to name an Ebola "czar" to address the Ebola threat. However, despite some strong recommendations, he is still rejecting a travel ban on flights from the three affected West African countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone.