That's right. Ebola can be transmitted by sneezes and doorknobs.
I simply don't get the people who are downplaying Ebola. On the one side, we have fringe conspiracy theorists who charge that the Satanic sociopaths in charge want to depopulate the planet, yet are faking the Ebola threat for some bizarre reason. On the other, we have what appear to be Democratic operatives flooding news comment sections making fun of anyone who is concerned about Ebola. (Never mind certain politicians!)
The fact that Governors Cuomo and Christie are now quarantining incoming high-risk travelers from Ebola countries in defiance of Obama tells me things are very serious.
How about we look at a very garden-variety conspiracy theory along with basic human nature? I charge:
1) Ebola caught the Obama administration with their pants down.
2) They cannot limit travel without acknowledging that the Southern border needs to be closed.
3) They need illegal votes to win.
4) They are filled with hubris and arrogance.
Please don't try to tell me that Cuomo and Christie are in on some plot to implement martial law. If that were the agenda, Obama would have cracked down more himself already. No, the agenda is to win elections no matter what the cost. The "conspiracy" is to hide the extent of the Ebola threat for political reasons.
Don't get me wrong. I am concerned when mandatory quarantines for incoming travelers are implemented, but given that Ebola is very dangerous, and even medical professionals are being very cavalier about self-quarantine, what choice do we have? Would it lead to more freedom if we just let high-risk people run amok and start a pandemic? There is no liberty in death.
What really boggles the mind are the fringe conspiracy theorists posting "EBOLA IS A HOAX!!" YouTube videos where they make fun of people dying in Africa while giggling maniacally like a pedophile serial killer. Claiming that little boys dying in the street are "crisis actors," or men with their pants off due to explosive diarrhea are faking it, makes you look like a callous idiot. At the same time, you claim the Powers That Be are trying to kill everyone...by faking an outbreak. I don't know if you are just plain stupid, crazy, or a disinfo agent, but get a grip on reality.
I've also seen a lot of smarmy commenters claiming that hysteria over Ebola is more dangerous than Ebola itself. Really? How about denying reality due to your normalcy bias is dangerous? Or living in a fantasy world where no news is actually real and everything is a hoax? That might be dangerous too.
So what to do about this? Excuse me for getting partisan here, but I'm going to agree with Michael Savage (Stop the Coming Civil War: My Savage Truth) that we have to start by kicking all the Democrats out of office (since, depending on your view, they are either taken over by "communists" or the "New World Order"). Then once they are out, make a perpetual stink with your elected officials in Town Halls and remove the RINOs in office. This is in no way an endorsement of the GOP. It's simply an acknowledgement that one party has become extremely dangerous to the point of insanity and needs to get its collective ass kicked to the curb.
So please don't tell me that voting doesn't matter, or that both parties are exactly the same. Read between the lines. Clearly one party here is working overtime on the misinformation and the lies. Clearly one party is trying to bring in a whole swath of new voters using amnesty. If your vote didn't matter, why would they need to do that? In the least, you need to send a strong message to the Obama administration that you are fed up with their lies.
Hold your nose and do what progressive Democrats do: Vote for the "lesser of two evils." If you cannot vote for the Republican, because he's a total tool like Boehner, consider voting for the Libertarian. This will still send a message.
Remember that when you vote - and please vote - in November, your very life may be at stake.
PS My opinion is mine and mine alone and is not necessarily the opinion of anyone else associated with TF Metals Report.
PPS If you post comments on my article encouraging people to stay home and "don't bother" - in other words, if you spread "give up you can't win" propaganda on my piece, you are forewarned that I may moderate. I am sick of people telling others to give up and not fight. You are part of the problem.