U.S. Announces Delegation To Africa: Ebola Virus Humanitarian Effort, “Conservative Politicians For 3rd World Nations Relief.”


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From VOX.com and Julia Belluz:

 

“A violent virus”: views from Ebola‘s ground zero

 

Aid worker Ishmeal Alfred Charles says getting abducted as a child soldier during Sierra Leone‘s bloody civil war when he was 15-years-old was less scary than living there now under the Ebola threat.

 

“You knew the rebels were coming,” said the Freetown native in a recent interview from Sierra Leone, where he is among hundreds of aid workers trying to beat back the deadly virus in what is now the biggest-ever outbreak and the first to hit West Africa. “They’d attack a town, and so you made a move. You knew to hide.”

Now, he can’t flee. It’s too expensive to fly elsewhere. And he can’t hide from an enemy that could be lurking anywhere. Instead, he has stopped shaking people’s hands and he installed a hand-washing station—a bucket filled with chlorinated water—outside his house.

 

“You don’t know if the person you’re sitting next to is infected with Ebola, so all you’re trying to do is be as conscious as you can. Because we have heard of situations where whole families get infected… and you lose everyone in the family.”

 

For most people, Ebola is a distant threat, a nightmarish word that conjures up images of sudden and violent hemorrhaging. But for West Africans like Charles, it’s now an everyday possibility. “Wherever you go—on Facebook, in the community, on the phone, in Whatsapp messages—people are talking about Ebola.”

 

As a program manager with the Catholic aid agency Caritas, Charles now works to educate people about a virus that only recently emerged in Sierra Leone. He goes door to door, school to school, church to church; he talks to everyone he can reach about the disease; and he hands out hand sanitizer and chlorine. Sometimes, he uses megaphones in town squares, relaying public-health messages about sanitation and prevention. It’s a tedious process, he says, but it’s necessary.

 

“A lot of people still have denial about Ebola,” Charles says. “That’s one of the biggest challenges.”

 

Stories about medical personnel and the government trying to kill or capture Africans circulate, and it doesn’t help that when patients are taken into quarantine, they most often never return.

 

Dispelling these myths isn’t easy. “We show them films, photos of Ebola,” says Charles. “We try to make sure they understand, first and foremost, there’s a virus called Ebola and it’s real.”

 

So far in the current outbreak, there have been 1,323 confirmed and suspected cases of Ebola, and 729 deaths. No one knows why the virus sometimes jumps from the fruit bat—which most scientists believe is its animal host—into the human population. But bad infrastructure and the lack of sanitation practices in what are some of the poorest countries on earth don’t help with its containment.

 

The shortage of resources has made the work very difficult, says Monia Sayah, a nurse with Doctors Without Borders.

 

Sayah, who normally resides in Brooklyn, New York, has just finished two stints on the front line in Guinea, the West African nation where the disease first reemerged in March.

 

When she arrived, she said her biggest challenge was not trying to get people to believe the disease is real: it was figuring out how to care for the reality of so many sick patients.

 

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“The workload was very high,” she says of dealing with up to a dozen Ebola patients in quarantine. So was the mortality rate: at the beginning, about eight in ten patients were dying, close to the numbers in previous outbreaks of the Zaire Ebola virus, which killed 79 percent of those infected. (The death rate in the current outbreak has dropped to around 60 percent.)

 

“It’s very stressful because you’re constantly on alert: a patient here, a patient there. The physical stress of working is very hard because you lose a lot of fluid (wearing protective clothing), and get very tired in the heat as well.” All the while, trying to make sure she didn’t expose herself to the virus or accidentally cross-contaminate any person or thing.

 

When she’d arrive at the treatment facility in the morning, she’d put on a gown and then a waterproof and airtight suit, headgear, goggles, two pairs of gloves, and rubber boots. “Every inch of the body is covered,” she says. When she left 12 hours later, everything except for her rubber boots—which get decontaminated with choline solution—was burned.

 

Since there is no treatment or cure for Ebola, caring for patients meant hydrating them, feeding and washing them, helping them walk, and giving them antibiotics to ward off any bacterial infection so that their immune systems can fight the virus.

 

It also meant touching and comforting them. “They’re alone. They are isolated. Normally in this part of Africa people are never alone when they’re sick.” Most commonly, family members care for their loved ones at home—not strangers in a containment facility.

 

“We take them away from their families,” says Sayah. “We know we’re bringing them to a treatment facility, the place they should be to receive the best care, to isolate the virus. But the virus is inside a person.”

 

The other tricky thing about Ebola is how quickly it can overtake its host. “We have patients asking for lunch, and we would go to see them a few hours later, and suddenly they would just die. It’s a violent virus. You never know what’s going to happen.”

 

Since working in the field, she has seen people lose their entire families. She has watched teenagers perish before her eyes. In another case, she says, “I went to see a woman in the community, and she was lying in a pool of blood. I thought she had a miscarriage there was so much blood.” The medical team was able to get her to a treatment facility, and stop the bleeding, but she was already very weak and died shortly thereafter.

 

What’s so critical about Ebola, too, is making a differential diagnosis between what might be the lethal virus and any other number of diseases that have a similar profile at first.

 

“Trying to make a differential diagnosis is difficult because you’re in a village,” Sayah explained, “you have nothing with you. All you have is a thermometer.”  If you misdiagnose a negative patient, that can mean unnecessary isolation and trauma. If a positive patient is passed, that’s another potential site of infection—and more spread.

 

Ebola specialists believe one of the key reasons this outbreak has spread so far is because of the shortage of health-care personnel to deal with it: if you don’t have enough people on the ground doing the labor-intensive job of tracing the contacts of positive patients and ensuring they are identified before becoming ill too, each missed case is the new beginning of more human-to-human spread.

 

Those missed cases are what worries Tarik Jasarevic, a World Health Organization worker on the ground in Guinea. He says that because of the geographic dispersal of the current outbreak—the demand for so many specialists in a relatively rare disease over several countries—mobilizing people and getting systems in place to care for everyone is problematic.

 

According to Jasarevic, you need these basic resources to contain an Ebola outbreak: “You need to have enough treatment centers so infected persons can be treated in adequate conditions. You need to have surveillance systems. You need to have a system where suspect cases and deaths are being reported so we can go in very safely and check on suspect sick people. We need to have lab capacity to make sure the people infected are identified.”

 

The WHO and other aid organizations have been short on many of these fronts right now, and the UN just pledged $100-million to help quell the current outbreak.

 

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For now, Jasarevic says he’s doing what he can in a very uncertain environment. “You try to wash your hands as much as you can. You try to make sure you don’t touch people who are sick. But you just don’t know who may be in contact with the virus.”

 

Thank you VOX.com and Julia Belluz

 

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U.S. Announces Delegation To Africa: Ebola Virus Humanitarian Effort, “Conservative Politicians For 3rd World Nations Relief.”

 

On Friday the White House announced a massive humanitarian effort to help the African nations dealing with the Ebola Virus. The White House releaded the following statement:

 

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

August 01, 2014

 

The Obama Administration’s Government-Wide Response to The Ebola Virus Outbreak In Africa

 

In conjunction with the worldwide effort to address the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa, I have instructed the following AmeriKKKans to be immediately drafted into service in our joint efforts to assist this horrific virus in Africa. I put out a nationwide call to all “patriots” in my concern that the homeland of all civilization, be saved from this tragedy effecting Africa.

 

Since the month of August has been unofficially designated as “lazy ass politician vacation time”, I choose this month to ship all these “embarrassment to America fools”, off to Africa.

 

The List Of Conservative “Volunteers”:

 

War Whore Senator John McCain

 

Ladyboy Senator Lindsey Graham

 

Batshit Crazy Rep. Michelle Bachman

 

Canadian Immigrant Senator Ted Cruz

 

Drunk House Speaker John Boehner

 

Outgoing Idiot Eric Cantor

 

Moron Rep Louie Gohmert

 

Dumbass Rep Steve King

 

Misogynist Mitch McConnell

 

The following civilians have been enlisted to accompany the politicians on this humanitarian effort….

 

Ted Nugent

 

Sarah Palin

 

Rush Limbaugh

 

Glenn Beck

 

Ann Coulter

 

Sean Hannity

 

The Complete Fox News Staff

 

Don Lemon

 

Andrea Mitchell

 

Wolf Blitzer

 

Jake Tapper

 

Chuck Todd

 

Allen West

 

Wayne LaPierre

 

George Zimmerman

 

The Koch Brothers have graciously volunteered their jet plane for the travel accommodations and have agreed to accompany this delegation to Ebola infected Africa.

 

The citizens of The United States Of America applaud these brave AmeriKKKans and our thoughts & prayers are with them.

 

If they return from this humanitarian voyage and are not infected with the deadly Ebola Virus, the FAA has made arrangements for this delegation to travel over the Ukraine war zone, in hopes the great Vlad Putin will shoot the aircraft down, using Russian supplied surface to air missiles.

 

God Bless The United States of America, and these brave selfless AmeriKKKans.

 

 

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New Adult Swim Comedy: The Spirit Of The Most High — Black Jesus.


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Published on Jul 18, 2014

Get ready to feel The Spirt of the The Most High — Black Jesus — a new comedy from the creator of The Boondocks. Premieres Thursday, August 7th, at 11p ET on [adult swim].
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About Black Jesus:
Black Jesus is a half hour live-action scripted comedy series on Adult Swim from Peabody award-winning creator Aaron McGruder (The Boondocks, Red Tails) and Mike Clattenburg (Trailer Park Boys). The series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers. Check out the latest from Black jesus on AdultSwim.com.

 

About Adult Swim:
Adult Swim is your late-night home for animation and live-action comedy. Enjoy some of your favorite shows, including Robot Chicken, Venture Bros., Tim and Eric, Aqua Teen, Childrens Hospital, Delocated, Metalocalypse, Squidbillies, and more. Watch some playlists. Fast forward, rewind, pause. It’s all here. And remember to visit http://AdultSwim.com for all your full episode needs. We know you wouldn’t forget, but it never hurts to make sure.

 

The 1st Trailer for Aaron McGruder’s New Adult Swim Series ‘Black Jesus’ Will Likely Ruffle a Few Feathers

 

And if it didn’t, it certainly wouldn’t be an Aaron McGruder series, would it?

 

Adult Swim has announced their new half-hour live-action scripted comedy “Black Jesus” from writer/producer, Aaron McGruder (“The Boondocks”), will premiere on Thursday, August 7th at 11pm (ET/PT).

 

The series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood, with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.

 

The series stars newcomer Gerald “Slink” Johnson as “Black Jesus.”

 

Charlie Murphy, Corey Holcomb, John Witherspoon, Kali Hawk, Andra Fuller, Antwon Tanner, Andrew Bachelor, Angela Gibbs, and Valenzia Algarin round out the starring cast.

 

McGruder is executive producer through his 5 Mutts Productions, along with director Mike Clattenburg, LEG’s Norman Aladjem, John Bravakis and Stu Schreiberg, with Robert Wise and Meghann Collin.

 

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Now Time For Some Dumbfuckery: Operation American Spring Promises To Drive President Of The United States, Barack Hussein Obama, From Office This Friday.


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This is the funniest shit since that fiasco of truckers planning to bring Washington, D.C. to a complete halt by jamming up the city…wait, maybe this is dumber.

 

The Secret Service, Capitol Hill Police and The Armed Services of The United States Of America...don't have black powder muskets...ya'll gonna need better shit than this.

The Secret Service, Capitol Hill Police and The Armed Services of The United States Of America…don’t have black powder muskets…ya’ll gonna need better shit than this.

 

From The Raw Story….

 

Self-styled revolutionary patriots plan to converge on Washington, D.C., this week to drive President Barack Obama and disloyal lawmakers out of office.

“We are calling for the removal of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, and Eric Holder as a start toward constitutional restoration,” said retired Army Col. Harry Riley, leader of the Operation American Spring protest group. “They have all abandoned the US Constitution, are unworthy to be retained in a position that calls for servant status.”

Operation American Spring aims to pressure those lawmakers who remain – or are replaced by officials of their own choosing – “to sponsor and pass very Constitutionally crafted State legislation to dissolve the size, powers, scope and spending of the U.S. Government by 2/3rds.”

 

Operation American Spring ~ May 16th 2014 in Washington DC… JOIN US!!!

 

Published on Jan 25, 2014

JOIN US! Operation American Spring
May 16th 2014, Washington DC

http://www.patriotsforamerica.ning.com

CALL TO ALL PATRIOTS:
Black, white, red, yellow,
brown, male, female, civilian,
military, truckers, bikers,
militias, veterans, old, young

Every American that loves
freedom and liberty!

MISSION:
Restoration of
Constitutional government,
rule of law, freedom, liberty

“of the people, for the people, by the people”

From despotic and tyrannical
federal leadership

ASSUMPTIONS:
Millions of Americans will participate

American Veterans and Patriots are
energized to end the tyranny,
lawlessness, and shredding
of the US Constitution

Government is not the target,
it is sound…

Corrupt and criminal
leadership must be removed

Field millions, as many as ten million Patriots

Who will assemble in a
non-violent, physically unarmed
(Spiritually/Constitutionally armed)
display of unswerving loyalty to
the US Constitution

Go full-bore, no looking back,
steadfast in the mission!

We are asking, pleading with you, and any others
that have resources, national voices,
email lists, blogs, FB, Twitter

To call for a non-violent American Spring
May 16 2014 in Washington D.C.

 

 

It’s a slow news Friday and I thought you could use a laugh. This event will be like the Miami Heat playing against the Marlon County JV basketball team.

 

Maybe worse.

 

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So do these asswipe Operation American Spring expect the United States Gubmint to just stand by watching the Beverly Hillbillies or The Andy Griffin Show, while they over-run and over-throw the Government? If Operation American Spring wants to turn The United States Of America into the United States Of AmeriKKKa, why don’t they start by taking over Compton. The West, South & East sides of Chicago. How bout visiting the 5th Ward, NOLA.

 

A bit more dumbfuckery…..

 

The activists say they expect 10 million to 30 million like-minded Americans to join them Friday in the nation’s capital for a rally patterned after Occupy Wall Street and “Arab Spring” protests.

 

You can’t get 10 to 30 million Americans to travel to their local voting booth to effect change, but these dumbasses expect 10 to 30 million to travel to Washington, D.C. I do believe this shows exactly how stupid the Operation American Spring morons are.

 

More…..

 

They also plan a sister event the same day in Bunkerville, Nevada, where militia groups have gathered to support scofflaw rancher Cliven Bundy in his dispute with the federal government.

Organizers also anticipate “incremental nullification” by state legislatures of “all withholding taxes, employment taxes, employer taxes, and income taxes.”

“This will effectively DOUBLE the size of ALL American Middle Class family weekly paychecks and cause our local city and town economies to boom,” the group promises on its Facebook page.

Tea Party Nation promoted Operation American Spring last month in an email to its members from founder Judson Phillips, who hinted at a violent response from the federal government, and sent invitations in January to the protest.

“There is no way a militia with small arms can defeat the kind of arms the U.S. government can bring to bear on such a battle, but one has to admire the courage of those people who showed up to confront them,” Phillips said, comparing the protest to the American Revolution. “That’s quintessentially American!”

Operation American Spring spokesman Terry Trussell told the “Patriot Nation” radio program that he feared Obama would order drone strikes on protesters, and host Mark Hoffman suggested participants bring emergency supplies and make other preparations in case of violence.

Riley told Before It’s News that his group does not want violence, but he admits that peaceful solutions have thus far proved ineffective.

“For more than five years, ‘we the people’ have been writing, calling, faxing Congress, the media, screaming in Town Halls, marching, rallying, demonstrating, petitioning, all to no avail,” Riley said. “Every branch of government looks at ‘we the people’ whom they have taken an oath to serve, as ‘pests,’ interfering with their political agenda, cramping their self-serving, greedy agendas. We have no faith in the ballot box any longer, as many believe this sacred secret box has been compromised.”

Previous attempts to drive Obama out of office by shutting down Washington, D.C., with massive protests or by encircling the “beltway” with semi-trucks have drawn far fewer participants than promised.

But Operation American Spring organizers say those ineffective protests helped pave the way for their own success.

“Every political persuasion, rich, poor, every color, all ages, men, women, liberal, conservative, independent, unemployed, et al, are now mobilizing to participate in this peaceful, non-violent, cause in the search for constitutional restoration for America,” Riley said. “We have well over 1 million militia members mobilizing; bikers, truckers, hunters, Tea Party groups — citizens across America. No, I don’t think 10 million (participants) is high at all.”

Or, as a blogger speculated at Before It’s News, the whole operation could be a false flag planted by the Obama administration to launch a civil war.

 

Thank you The Raw Story. I think.

 

Ok, I think I will head on over to D.C. Hang around and see what I can see. After all, the Heat of Miami could lose to The Marlon County JV basketball team…..

 

 

Hey Barack, Operation American Spring is coming for Yo ass....

Hey Barack, Operation American Spring is coming for Yo ass….

5/16/14 in DC Be there to Protect your Constitution and your Country!:  @COLHarryRiley #USA

5/16/14 in DC Be there to Protect your Constitution and your Country!: @COLHarryRiley #USA

I wonder what would happen if the original owners of The United States Of America decided to get together and "take their land, country & nation" back?

I wonder what would happen if the original owners of The United States Of America decided to get together and “take their land, country & nation” back?

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Barack Got Jokes: President Obama At The 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.


 

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Joe Biden: White House Correspondents’ Dinner 2014

 

Published on May 3, 2014

Watch what happens when Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Vice President Joe Biden do not go to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

 

 

 

President Barack Obama is joining journalists, government officials, politicians and media personalities at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents’ Association.

The featured entertainer, Joel McHale, star of the NBC series “Community,” quickly delivered a quip about Chris Christie’s fallen star, promising many more jokes about the New Jersey governor, who is in attendance.

The early part of the comedian’s speech included references to the entertainment industry, such as the Kardashians, but he then turned his attention to politics, including a comment about paying Hillary Rodham Clinton less if she becomes president, and the news media.

 

Earlier, Obama cracked jokes about Russian President Vladimir Putin and the continued resistance by many politicians to his signature health care reform.

 

The evening of humor and celebrity gazing has become an annual tradition in the nation’s capital.

 

First lady Michelle Obama is with the president at the black-tie event at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

 

Al Sharpton, Uber founder Travis Kalanick, departing Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright are some of the VIPs at the dinner.

 

As part of a joke about the troubled rollout of HealthCare.gov, Sebelius came to the podium to “fix” a video address the president had recorded to end his speech for the night.

 

 

President Obama at the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

 

Published on May 3, 2014

President Barack Obama’s complete comedy routine at the 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

 

 

 

TheObamaCrat™ Presents: The Obama White House

Published on May 3, 2014

POTUSA Barack Hussein Obama is captured on film by the White House Official Photographers. Enjoy yet another video slide show of The Obama White House. Visit TheObamaCrat™ Blog at http://www.theobamacrat.com

 

  

 

 

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