Why is America the only Western nation to get Ebola?

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  1. righteousdude2

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    I find it remarkable that we have the first case of ebola diagnosed. Could it be the lack of security at our borders and airports?

    What do you think?
     
  2. InTheLight

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    I think perhaps other countries aren't publicizing their ebola cases.
     
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    Have you checked into greenhouse gases and carbon emissions along with the role of the NRA?
     
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    You are right.​

     
  6. righteousdude2

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    Thanks CTB for posting ITL's comment. I stand corrected, but it took nearly a week for Spain to step "Into The spotLight. :smilewinkgrin:
     
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    If I remember the news correctly, the guy actually contracted the disease in Africa, traveled to the US and became symptomatic once he was in the States. So this technically is a diagnosed case in the US, but it seems that.... "honor"... really should go to Spain IMO.
     
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    We're the primary hub for travel on this side of the Atlantic. Why wouldn't we be?
     
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    Is that based on any evidence, or just a feeling?
     
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    People from West Africa are entering the country every day without being checked.

    It's not from a lack of security. We know they are here.

    It's from a lack of leadership from the administration.
     
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    The use of the word "perhaps" means I don't have any evidence, therefore it's just a hunch.
     
  12. carpro

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    Perhaps you're right, then.
     
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    Is there a connection between promiscuity and the spread of ebola--other than the gallant folks trying to help?

    Seems kind of like AIDS--still rampant among promiscuous monkeys and people.

    The famines and pestilence are here folks. Now what?

    Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

    Bro. James
     
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    Other than being deadly and extremely contagious?
     
  15. InTheLight

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    Doubtful. Ebola is the most virulent as the symptoms get progressively worse, is bad even when the afflicted die. So unless people enjoy having s*x with a person who is vomiting, has diarrhea, and is running a fever, I kind of doubt it.
     
  16. Aaron

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    How about a traitorous impostor usurping the office of the President, and fools who won't bring justice upon him?

    I think that's the earthly reason.

    Now God's reasons are manifold, not the least of which is a judgment upon Sodom.
     

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