We’ve been writing about some rather odd small time candidates for President of the United States, from Robert Milnes, who dreams of bringing the Nazi Party into American politics, to Nathan Norman, who harbors the fantasy of bringing Newt Gingrich into the Libertarian Party with
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Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing on “to examine the Ebola epidemic”. It seems like a good opportunity to reflect back on the Ebola crisis… the one that never ever posed a serious threat to the United States. You see, it’s the
November 10: Craig Spencer, the last Ebola Patient in the United States, is declared virus free, bringing the number of people infected with Ebola in the United States to Zero. Number of posts on Twitter on November 11 using the #Obola hashtag to criticize Barack
Laundry soap is a much more serious threat to Americans that Ebola is. So, why haven’t politicians held congressional hearings about laundry soap, demand that the Obama Administration confront the danger of laundry soap, and called for “proactive” measures to ban the use of laundry soap, “because one American in the hospital is one American too much”?
In October, at the height of the Ebola Panic, Dr. Ben Carson wasn’t speaking reason. He was part of the panicked crowd, fanning the flames of fear. Instead of speaking in measured tones about the precise risks to public health from Ebola, Ben Carson encouraged
Here at Irregular Times, you may have noticed our many articles dripping with skepticism about the so-called “Ebola crisis” in the United States. There simply is no Ebola crisis in the United States — there are a few people who have been infected and a
American conservatives are out on the streets, showing their love for President Barack Obama’s Ebola policy. That’s what I must conclude from the sudden appearance of bumper stickers like this across the nation. On Barack Obama’s watch, after all, there were a handful of cases
Barack Obama refused to enact the travel ban that Matt Salmon demanded… and do you realize what the consequences have been?
While it’s fair to say that more Republicans than Democrats have been caught up in the panic over Ebola in the United States, the Ebola freakout is not an entirely partisan phenomenon. In a recent debate for the Maine 2nd District Congressional race, Democratic candidate
Dan Benishek may be a medical doctor, but he’s trained as a surgeon, not as an infectious disease specialist. When he rants and raves about Ebola threatening northern Michigan, he’s betting that voters in his district are too ignorant to know the difference.