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Now that Ebola is through the door what do Texans really have to fear?

A cartoon that appeared this week in the Sacramento Bee says it all. There is in fact a health epidemic an in America and it was not imported from Liberia. 353 more words


Texas Gov. Perry Ordered To Be In Court Halloween

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry will make his first court appearance on Halloween as his defense team tries to quash the two felony counts of abuse of power against him on both constitutional and technical grounds. 258 more words

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Voter ID Law Struck Down in TX, WI

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Sorry Rick…

The Supreme Court blocked Wisconsin from implementing its new voter-ID law on Thursday, the same night that a federal judge in Texas struck down that state’s law requiring voters to produce government-issued identification before voting. 144 more words

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Army Colonel: 'I Think There's Some Apprehension' Among Troops Preparing To Fight Ebola

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Forgoing combat rifles and body armor, U.S. troops preparing to fight Ebola in Liberia were instead stepping gingerly Thursday into white germ-proof suits and pulling on thick, blue rubber gloves and gas masks. 493 more words


Rick Perry: Obama Needs Bio-Security Adviser on Ebola

Yeah Obummer, get off your arse, quit playing golf and campaigning, and do something.  Texas Gov. Rick Perry named a special task force Monday to look into his state’s response to pandemic diseases, such as Ebola, and he says he thinks President Barack Obama should do something similar. 167 more words

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Gov. Perry Creating Infectious Disease Task Force

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry says he’s creating a state task force to ensure Texas appropriately responds to infectious diseases like the Ebola virus. 222 more words


Ebola Case Gives Perry Real-Time Leadership Test

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is a potential health crisis that gives Republican Gov. 678 more words