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Second Dallas Health Care Worker Infected with Deadly Ebola Virus

(Yahoo) - A second Texas health care worker who treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has become infected with the deadly disease, health officials announced early Wednesday. Officials said the unidentified woman reported a fever on Tuesday and was immediately isolated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. “This is a heroic person, a person who …

October 15, 2014, 10:27 am ·
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Crumbling Constitution

(Townhall) - Does the Constitution still matter? When it was written, Ben Franklin said the Founders gave us a republic, “if you can keep it.” Few people thought the republic would last another 227 years, but it has. The Constitution’s limits on government power helped create the most free and prosperous country on earth. But now, …

October 15, 2014, 10:26 am ·
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Ebola Preparation ‘Will Bankrupt My Hospital!’ Director Reacts to CDC Prep Call

(PJ Media) - Dr. Betsy McCaughey appeared on Fox just after she had attend a CDC conference call with hospitals this afternoon. Host Stuart Varney asked her what it would take to set up 50 hospitals to be ready for Ebola. McCaughey’s answer is stunning. According to her, after the CDC outlined its preparation strategy, one …

October 15, 2014, 10:25 am ·
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The Center for Everything but Disease Control

(Radix) - So now the federal health bureaucrats in charge of controlling diseases and pandemics want more money to do their jobs. Hmph. Maybe if they hadn’t been so busy squandering their massive government subsidies on everything but their core mission, we taxpayers might actually feel a twinge of sympathy. At $7 billion, the Centers for Disease Control …

October 15, 2014, 10:24 am ·
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Feds’ Tax-Take Hits All-Time High

(Washington Times) – The federal government collected a record amount of taxes in fiscal 2014, topping $3 trillion in revenue for the first time in its history, according to Treasury Department numbers released Wednesday that show the influx helped drop the deficit to its lowest level under President Obama. The recovering economy was the key, sending personal …

October 15, 2014, 10:22 am ·
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Nightmare: Ebola Patient Flew Day Before

CDC Demands 132 Passengers That Flew With 2nd Ebola Patient Report For Testing (CBS News) – The CDC has announced that the second healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola — now identified as Amber Joy Vinson of Dallas — traveled by air Oct. 13, the day before she first reported symptoms. The CDC is now reaching …

October 15, 2014, 10:20 am ·
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Nurses Outraged Over Ebola: ‘There Was No Protocol, There Was No System’

(Breitbart) – A statement from National Nurses United on the treatment of Dallas Ebola patient said that “nurses were asked to call the Infectious Disease Department” to learn the policies on how to treat Duncan. The statement, which was played in its entirety on CNN on Wednesday morning, also reports that Ebola training at the …

October 15, 2014, 10:15 am ·
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Democrat Lawmaker in Gunfight with Teens

Bullets fly in all directions on public street (Penn Live) – The state representative who exchanged gunfire Tuesday night with would-be robbers in Harrisburg said in a statement released Wednesday that he had no intention of backing down in the incident. “We are used to fighting for the people in our districts every day,” Marty Flynn, D-Scranton, …

October 15, 2014, 10:11 am ·
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Obama Cancels Fundraising Trip

(Weekly Standard) – President Obama won’t be traveling to New Jersey and Connecticut later today, as he had been planning to do. There he was going to raise money for Democrats up for reelection in November. Instead, Obama is going to be hosting Cabinet members for a meeting on Ebola. White House aide Dan Pfeiffer …

October 15, 2014, 10:08 am ·
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Dems Lowest in 30 Years

(ABC News) – Barack Obama and his political party are heading into the midterm elections in trouble. The president’s 40 percent job approval rating in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll is the lowest of his career – and the Democratic Party’s popularity is its weakest in polling back 30 years, with more than half …

October 15, 2014, 10:02 am ·
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Bergdahl ‘Deserter’ Investigation Complete, Results on Hold Until AFTER Election

The Army completed its probe into Bergdahl last week, but the Pentagon said Tuesday it doesn’t know when the report will be released Republicans and former platoon mates of Bergdahl’s are wondering what’s taking so long ‘We explained exactly what happened. He deserted his post…and we’re now still sitting here waiting for answers,’ Bergdahl’s former …

October 15, 2014, 9:57 am ·
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New Cure for Racial Violence in Minneapolis: Crack Down on the Victims

(American Thinker) - Police in Minneapolis have discovered a new way to fight the wave of black violence and mayhem that is now an every day fact of life in their city: Blame the white victims for drinking too much. Why not: Nothing else has worked. First, Minneapolis police tried ignoring the problem. But dozens of …

October 15, 2014, 9:52 am ·
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FDA: Officially Killing Americans

(The New American) - The Food and Drug Administration can make two types of errors. It can approve a drug that has dangerous unanticipated side effects, or it can reject or delay approval of a drug that is safe and effective. Let’s look at these errors, because to err on the side of under- or over-caution …

October 15, 2014, 9:52 am ·
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Does Anyone Trust The CDC Anymore?

(Lonely Conservative) - A recent poll shows that a significant majority of Americans would like to see travel restrictions from countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak. This isn’t a left-right issue, it’s a common sense issue. The death rate of Ebola victims was just increased to something like 70%. Those are not good odds. But according to …

October 15, 2014, 9:50 am ·
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Obama Finds a Place to Campaign: Connecticut

(Fox News) – Dannel Malloy is one rare Democrat. The Connecticut governor, like many other Democrats in this midterm election, is locked in a dead-heat re-election race. But Malloy is daring to do something few other vulnerable Democrats would do — campaign with President Barack Obama. In his first major campaign event of the fall, …

October 15, 2014, 9:49 am ·
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Federal Workers Abuse Purchase Cards at Public Expense

(Watchdog) – Federal employees are running amok with government credit cards, making thousands of personal purchases at the public’s expense. The ongoing spending spree — ranging from fitness centers and hair salons to movie theaters and Starbucks — came to light Tuesday during a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill. Florida Republican Rep. John Mica, chairman of the …

October 15, 2014, 9:47 am ·
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Police Union Tells UK Cops to Enter Gun Owners’ Homes, Secure Weapons Using Anti-Terror Laws

(Breitbart) – The Association of Chief Police Officers’ (ACPO), the body that represents senior police officers in the United Kingdom, has begun a campaign to send police to enter the homes of legal gun owners to snoop on them. Many of those who may receive visits cannot understand why they would be targeted and suspect …

October 15, 2014, 9:45 am ·
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UN Gun Grab Enters New And Dangerous Phase

(Townhall) - Those wild and crazy bureaucrats on the banks of the East River are at it again. The United Nations – a bureaucracy so bloated and byzantine that it makes the United States Senate appear efficient by comparison – is poised to begin tossing legal monkey wrenches into international firearms transactions; and indirectly affecting firearms …

October 15, 2014, 9:36 am ·
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Ebola Halloween Costumes go ‘Viral’

‘Is it really that funny? I mean, it’s not even under control yet’ (Star Tribune) – So what’s the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies, bloody Ebola patients and faux protective gear. Twitter and other social media were abuzz leading into the holiday with talk of hazmat …

October 15, 2014, 9:34 am ·