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Local lawmakers call for travel ban in wake of Ebola scare

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Ebola scare is the hot topic in Washington with lawmakers Thursday grilling the CDC.

CDC officials faced tough questions at a congressional hearing on the Ebola issues. 395 more words

News

Live Blogging the Congressional Hearings on US Ebola Response

Disclaimer: This is not a panic/hysteria site.  We’re interested in learning all we can about the US response to the disease and whether our governmental institutions are funded adequately to respond optimally. 139 more words

General

Africa/Ebola WTH?

Turning on the televison brings nothing but fear mongering regarding Ebola. Both broadcast stations and cable news stations are “creating” news regarding this situation.

And of course the politicians are having a heyday with the situation. 189 more words

What Happens After The Full Investigation?

I have seen several instances lately where Congress has called for a full investigation of accusations of governmental misconduct.  There has been Fast and Furious, the IRS targeting groups that are speaking out against government waste and abuse including Lois Lerner’s missing emails, Benghazi, abuses by Wall Street banks and the list goes on. 93 more words

Questions

Why Obama’s ISIS Strategy is Incoherent | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Kerry has gone to the Hill to explain the Obama Plan for dealing with ISIS……….Hagel has gone to the Hill for the same purpose……….Generals have shown up to testify before Congressional committees to also explain……Amb. 93 more words

International Situations

Iraq: The Great Beltway Freak Out!

In the past I have been none too kind to the media…..basically I think most are nothing but extensions of corporate America……they stopped being “fair and balanced” many years ago.  409 more words

Government