President Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay advocates and acting to eliminate a restriction he said was “rooted in fear rather than fact.”
The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an isolation pod left the United States for Liberia, where it will evacuate two Americans infected with Ebola.
On the eve of President Barack Obama’s African leaders summit in Washington, D.C., an unnamed State Department Official told Yahoo News on Thursday that the Obama administration is monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and that “We have protocols in place to assist official visitors to the US-Africa Leaders Summit with health-related issues.”
EVD outbreaks have a case fatality rate of up to 90%.
A high school in Indiana decided recently to ban the classic country song “Rocky Top” from football games because its references to “moonshine” are supposedly “politically incorrect,” as WNDU.com puts it.
The “Rocky Top Tennessee” song will be returning to Friday night Plymouth High School football games in the fall. PCSC Superintendent, Daniel Tyree, issued a statement on August 1 that the school corporation has reversed the decision to halt the use of the song.
Bruno Mars has been banned from being played at schools in Lancaster County, PA. According to Lancaster Online, a Lancaster County school board made the decision to remove two Top 40 hits from its high school marching band’s upcoming music selection because of their suggestive lyrics.
Former Senator Says Huge Breakthrough Is Coming With Classified 9/11 Information. About time this dirty laundry was aired out.
In a speech on the floor of the House Wednesday, Texas U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee claimed that Democrats never sought to impeach President George W. Bush.
Since we’re all talking about impeachment now, recall, if you will, when there were efforts underway to try getting George W. Bush impeached. Yes, there were some Democrats who pushed to impeach Bush back when he was in office, just as there are currently some Republicans who’d like to impeach President Obama.
Astounded at what happened, I called back and asked to speak to the Chief of Staff for Congresswoman Lee because I had been treated rudely and threatened. After being transferred, another nice gentleman said “This is the Chief Counsel, you have 15 seconds.”