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Good News out of Kansas!

KU Med Center says patient admitted for Ebola like symptoms Does Not Have Ebola… it’s probably just Typhoid.

Phew! Well that’s Good new…. wait a minute…

(Bold Italics mine.)

Typhoid Fever

General Information

Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. In the United States, it is estimated that approximately 5,700 cases occur annually.  Most cases (up to 75%) are acquired while traveling internationally. Typhoid fever is still common in the developing world, where it affects about 21.5 million persons each year.

Typhoid fever can be prevented and can usually be treated with antibiotics. If you are planning to travel outside the United States, you should know about typhoid fever and what steps you can take to protect yourself.

How is typhoid fever spread?

Salmonella Typhi lives only in humans. Persons with typhoid fever carry the bacteria in their bloodstream and intestinal tract. In addition, a small number of persons, called carriers, recover from typhoid fever but continue to carry the bacteria. Both ill persons and carriers shed Salmonella Typhi in their feces (stool).

You can get typhoid fever if you eat food or drink beverages that have been handled by a person who is shedding Salmonella Typhi or if sewage contaminated with Salmonella Typhi bacteria gets into the water you use for drinking or washing food. Therefore, typhoid fever is more common in areas of the world where handwashing is less frequent and water is likely to be contaminated with sewage.

Once Salmonella Typhi bacteria are eaten or drunk, they multiply and spread into the bloodstream. The body reacts with fever and other signs and symptoms.

Where in the world do you get typhoid fever?

Typhoid fever is common in most parts of the world except in industrialized regions such as the United States, Canada, western Europe, Australia, and Japan. Therefore, if you are traveling to the developing world, you should consider taking precautions. Over the past 10 years, travelers from the United States to Asia, Africa, and Latin America have been especially at risk.

How can you avoid typhoid fever?

Two basic actions can protect you from typhoid fever:

  1. Avoid risky foods and drinks.
  2. Get vaccinated against typhoid fever.

It may surprise you, but watching what you eat and drink when you travel is as important as being vaccinated. This is because the vaccines are not completely effective. Avoiding risky foods will also help protect you from other illnesses, including travelers’ diarrhea, cholera, dysentery, and hepatitis A.

“Boil it, cook it, peel it, or forget it”
  • If you drink water, buy it bottled or bring it to a rolling boil for 1 minute before you drink it. Bottled carbonated water is safer than uncarbonated water.
  • Ask for drinks without ice unless the ice is made from bottled or boiled water. Avoid popsicles and flavored ices that may have been made with contaminated water.
  • Eat foods that have been thoroughly cooked and that are still hot and steaming.
  • Avoid raw vegetables and fruits that cannot be peeled. Vegetables like lettuce are easily contaminated and are very hard to wash well.
  • When you eat raw fruit or vegetables that can be peeled, peel them yourself. (Wash your hands with soap first.) Do not eat the peelings.
  • Avoid foods and beverages from street vendors. It is difficult for food to be kept clean on the street, and many travelers get sick from food bought from street vendors.

Getting vaccinated

If you are traveling to a country where typhoid is common, you should consider being vaccinated against typhoid. Visit a doctor or travel clinic to discuss your vaccination options.

Remember that you will need to complete your vaccination at least 1-2 weeks (dependent upon vaccine type) before you travel so that the vaccine has time to take effect. Typhoid vaccines lose effectiveness after several years; if you were vaccinated in the past, check with your doctor to see if it is time for a booster vaccination. Taking antibiotics will not prevent typhoid fever; they only help treat it.

The chart below provides basic information on typhoid vaccines that are available in the United States.

Table 1: Typhoid Vaccines Available in the United States
Vaccine Name How Given Number of Doses Necessary Time Between Doses Time immunization should be completed by (before possible exposure) Minimum Age For Vaccination Booster Needed Every…
Ty21a (Vivotif Berna, Swiss Serum and Vaccine Institute) 1 capsule by mouth 4 2 days 1 week 6 years 5 years
ViCPS (Typhim Vi, Pasteur Merieux) Injection 1 N/A 2 weeks 2 years 2 years

The parenteral heat-phenol-inactivated vaccine (manufactured by Wyeth-Ayerst) has been discontinued.

What are the signs and symptoms of typhoid fever?

Persons with typhoid fever usually have a sustained fever as high as 103° to 104° F (39° to 40° C). They may also feel weak, or have stomach pains, headache, or loss of appetite. In some cases, patients have a rash of flat, rose-colored spots. The only way to know for sure if an illness is typhoid fever is to have samples of stool or blood tested for the presence of Salmonella Typhi.

What do you do if you think you have typhoid fever?

If you have a high fever and feel very ill, see a doctor immediately. If you are traveling in a foreign country, you can usually call the U.S. consulate for a list of recommended doctors.

Typhoid fever is treated with antibiotics. Resistance to multiple antibiotics is increasing among Salmonella that cause typhoid fever. Reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones (e.g., ciprofloxacin) and the emergence of multidrug-resistance has complicated treatment of infections, especially those acquired in South Asia. Antibiotic susceptibility testing may help guide appropriate therapy. Choices for antibiotic therapy include fluoroquinolones (for susceptible infections), ceftriaxone, and azithromycin. Persons who do not get treatment may continue to have fever for weeks or months, and as many as 20% may die from complications of the infection.

Typhoid fever’s danger doesn’t end when symptoms disappear

Even if your symptoms seem to go away, you may still be carrying Salmonella Typhi. If so, the illness could return, or you could pass the disease to other people. In fact, if you work at a job where you handle food or care for small children, you may be barred legally from going back to work until a doctor has determined that you no longer carry any typhoid bacteria.

If you are being treated for typhoid fever, it is important to do the following:

Keep taking the prescribed antibiotics for as long as the doctor has asked you to take them.

Wash your hands carefully with soap and water after using the bathroom, and do not prepare or serve food for other people. This will lower the chance that you will pass the infection on to someone else.

Have your doctor perform a series of stool cultures to ensure that no Salmonella Typhi bacteria remain in your body.

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Ummm…. Probably just a ‘Normal’ case.  And Securing our Borders would have no effect one way or the other.

So, Good News!

Just curious, Did your kids get that Typhoid Vaccination before the beginning of the School Year?

I’m not sayin’… I’m just sayin’… may be you oughta’ think ’bout it.


As We All Thought…

Amnesty AFTER the Elections!

So you better Re-Elect Liberals!

So… Do all of you folks who voted for this Group feel Used Yet?  Played?  Toyed with?  Taken for Granted?

You Should.

They’ve been doing it to you for decades.

We all know you’re going to keep allowing it.

My only question is Why?

(Headline from Drudge 090614)


‘The Border is Under Control…’

According to Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas).

I’m not sure what to say except these are the people which we elect to Represent us. I suppose it could depend on the meanings of the words; “The”, “Border”, “is”, “Under” and “Control”. Quick, Someone get President Clinton on the phone… he may be able to translate Ms. Lee’s statement utilizing his well documented, and truly amazing, powers of interpretation.

Unless… she is stating that the flood of illegal immigrants has been by design.


And Still… Nobody’s Asking

Is Mexico Responsible for Anything?! Anything at All?! Why Isn’t Mexico Responsible for its Citizens and their well-being?

Establishment Republican Jeb Bush made the simple statement that crossing the border to work in the United States Illegally is “An Act of Love”.

Simple, Powerful, Direct.

If that is the case, Then… Couldn’t any Crime committed for profit that didn’t result in direct harm to another human be called “An Act of Love”?

All the perpetrator would have to say is; “I just was trying feed my, family, friends, myself, my neighbors, my dog” etc.

All of the above can now be justified as Acts of Love.

That’s a Presidential Platform if I’ve ever heard one… if you were running as a Leftist.

Look, I’m all for Liberalizing the immigration and migrant worker laws.

It’s really not that difficult to do. I’ve talked about it in La Gran Mentira.

But don’t tell me that failure to respect the sovereignty of a Nation is an Act of Love.

Do you think for one Moment the Navajo Nation would tolerate a bunch of Arizona folks driving in and filling all the jobs, at low wages, the Tribe has to offer because the Navajo will not do them?

We have experienced how the Sovereign Nations deal with interlopers… and it doesn’t turn out well.

So Why is the question not; “What the Hell is Mexico doing to improve their Economy and create Jobs for its Citizens?”

The question will not be asked because the Media subscribes to full legalization of all those who have come here for the sole purpose of creating Millions of new Welfare Recipients, Union Members and Democrat Voters.  It’s really that simple, because that’s really what will happen… simply.

As far as the Media acting like there is a Predestined Clamor for J. Bush to Run for President… I’m pretty sure Nobody’s Asking.


Just Appear to Care

After Listening to Rep. Renee Ellmers’, a TEA Party candidate when she Won her Seat, go above and beyond to defend Amnesty for Illegal Aliens it caused me to think a little bit more about this issue and a much, much Larger One.

First, The push back Ellmers received should be a wake-up call for all those who courted, and received, TEA Party support when winning their seats.

Just because you ran and won as a TEA Party Candidate does Not Mean You Get a Pass when it comes to representing those who voted for you.  This is a NEW DAY in politics.  You should expect to be Held Accountable for your Actions once in office.  I realize this concept is completely foreign to the modern political class, but how did Nancy Pelosi put it?  Oh, right… “Embrace the Suck”.

It is long past due to put “Representative” back into Representative Republic.  And that Folks is Why the TEA Party is Hated by every Democrat and 80% of the Current Republican Party.

Second, I have tapped about this in the past.  Le Gran Mentira goes a long way to explain our Relationship with Mexico as well as Is Mexico Responsible for Anything?.

So I’ll leave that alone and you can read those by clicking on the links… if you care.

But there seems to be some Additional Confusion being suffered by those Republicans who are currently supporting Amnesty… or whatever name they are giving it so they can avoid calling it what it is.

It is no secret that the various Chambers of Commerce nationwide tend to represent Small and Medium Business’.  And, it should go without saying that they are logically “pro-business”.  At least one would Hope unless something has Changed.

So one might ask, Why when unemployment is Extremely High (gaming of the unemployment numbers can’t even provide a good rate at this point) would the various Chamber’s want to import 20 Million New Workers into the U.S and hand them Citizenship with all its commiserate rights?

Well here’s why…

These Business Owners live under the illusion that a large immigrant population here “legally” will be working for the low wages the illegal workers are working for now.

This leap of logic is beyond comprehension, but that’s what’s driving this push from the Chamber’s, and the Small and Medium Businesses, who support this push.

It’s Ignorance on a Profound level.

(Do you remember in grade school when you had mastered addition?  When 2+2=4 became easy?  When suddenly your teacher gave you problems that had more than one number in them… so 2+2+9=?… and you thought it was really hard?  Too many of us never quite got past that way of thinking and never learned to solve those problems. (It’s 12 by the way.  I got the problem from a Common Core math assignment.  But don’t worry, You get partial credit for just trying.)  Experience has taught me you don’t have to be smart to own a business… this may just be more proof.)

The only result of allowing a huge influx of what can only be considered citizens into the United States is an explosion of Union Members as well as new Leftist Voters.  That’s it.

Well, that’s not quite “it”.  There will also be an Explosion of new Welfare Recipients…

…which is why as a Libertarian Type I stray from the Doctrine and do Not support Open Borders.  The Poison Pill of Entitlement’s for those who do not work or Overburden Society by being rewarded for mortgaging other people’s productivity destroys the opportunity to throw the borders open to all who want to come and go at their leisure.  The fact our safety net has become a Day Care prevents us from exploring what would otherwise be a terrific chapter in our history.

Also take into account, We Already have illegals Voting in Elections across the U.S.  We already have illegals taking Welfare from this country.

Can we afford to elect More People who will simply accelerate this?  Can we afford to support legislation that promotes this because we were never good a math and it just sounds so nice?

Because that’s what we’re doing.

But all of this brings us to a much larger Issue.

If there is any doubt left in your mind that the Establishment Republicans and the Democrats are the same, makeaneffort at reason.

AmnestySupported by Democrats.  Supported by Establishment Republicans.

IRS TargetingSupported by Democrats.  Becoming clear it is also Supported by Establishment Republicans.

NSA Domestic SpyingSupported by Establishment Republicans.  Becoming clear it is also Supported by Democrats… so long as it doesn’t happen to them.  Right Diane Feinstein?

Obama CareSupported by Democrats.  Supported by Establishment Republicans.  (This Alone should serve as a warning.  Obama Care is the single most destructive Legislation we have seen in most of our lifetimes.  You can’t “Fix” Stupid.  It the ACA is Stupid.)

Spending us into OblivionSupported by Democrats.  Supported by Establishment Republicans.

Militarizing DHSSupported by Establishment Republicans.  Supported by Democrats.

Government Enforced Wage RatesSupported by Democrats.  Becoming clear they are also Supported by Establishment Republicans.

What should you take away from this?

Both Political Parties have become so accustomed needing only the Appearance of Caring in order to get Elected that all connection to our Founding Ideology has been severed.  Now the only philosophy which remains is Socialism… on all sides… or rather, just one side.

It’s time for the Political Revolution we are witnessing right before our eyes.

The fact we take it seriously is reflected in our holding people like Ryan and Ellmers’ feet to the fire.

The Waiting is Over.

It’s Happening Now.

Call it the TEA Party Revolution, call it the “We Can’t Take it Anymore! Revolution”, call it Whatever you Want, just…

Get on Board.

If you Really Care.


Just Concede!

This is the new Slogan for United States Foreign Policy…

and now Domestic Policy as well.

Apparently what limited effectiveness being demonstrated on the Border, just as overseas, had to be addressed.

So the Current Administration has handed down new rules dictating how our Border Patrol must conduct themselves.

From this day Forward! Border Patrol officers must retreat when faced with suspects throwing rocks.  The Officers will no longer be allowed to defend themselves.

It seems Border Patrol Agents have become too effective at deterring individuals who wish to travel to this country without entering legally…  In the simplest terms, Border Enforcement has been oppressing those who are seeking Amnesty here in the United States.

You might be saying to yourself “… this is ridiculous.”,  Among other things.

I would offer, It makes Complete Sense.

When you’re dealing with an extremely Complicated World having different policies for issues that arise Overseas versus those issues which occur right here at home is Counterproductive.  Not only that, It’s difficult, hard to manage and exhausting.  In fact, it can lead to Vast Confusion… even a break down in Morale.

In order to offer a happy, safe and nurturing workplace for U.S. Domestic Military the Administration has decided to make sure the Rules are Consistent, Transparent and Known by all.  And, they would only subject to change, without notice, by Administration Officials occasionally.  Above all, Consistency is the most important Policy Goal… unless determined otherwise.

Promoting a Friendly Border, just like our current Promotion of a Friendly Europe and South America, is incredibly important.  So the Replication of U.S. Foreign Policy within our National Borders is logical and will be Warmly Welcomed, once Those effected understand the Benefits.  The result, and implementation period, of this Improvement should mirror the Enormous Successes experienced with the Affordable Care Act.

It is Exactly this type of Progressive Thinking which will lead the United States into the 20th Century and elevates our status among Nations.  It is also this type of Mindset which will accelerate the realization of The New American Man.

Just Concede!

It’s more than a Slogan, it’s more than A Way of Life, it’s more than the Right Thing to Do…

It’s the New Normal!

You’ll get used to it, or not.

It Doesn’t Really Matter!

(“It’s Doesn’t Really Matter!” is a license Trademark of the Hillary 2016 Campaign and should not be used without express permission.  “Forward!”, “Just Concede!” and “It’s the New Normal!” are being borrowed with consent from Organizing For America and CPA respectively.)


BLITZKRIEG!

(Considering the latest events and discoveries I thought this was worth a revisit.  I have not added everything we know now about Domestic Spying, the IRS etc. Originally posted 1/29/13)

 

Once upon a time the first 100 days of a President’s term were considered an important period to rush the passing of agenda items while there was still momentum…

Clearly the Obama Administration, in coordination with the Democrat controlled Senate and the Residual Leftists in the House, have scrapped the “First 100 Days” approach and substituted it with “Right Here, Right Now!”  Because… 100 days is just too long.

The Socialists have opened the fire hydrant of horrible ideas and are pushing the faces of the American People in front of it “for a drink”.  And, the Republicans have adopted the historic role of the French.  Sadly not one of these Cheese Eating Surrender Monkeys can bake a decent loaf of bread.  In other words, those who supposedly support the Constitution of the United States are strangely silent while a major news network airs an editorial offering up the wisdom of getting rid of it in an attempt to make “just” getting rid of the Second Amendment “reasonable”.  This is the Overton Window 101.  (I’m well aware of the “editorial” aspect of the Socialist Professors statement, but allow me to remind you that the script had to be approved, set made available, professor prepped, shot blocked and sound levels checked for the shoot then ultimately the entire segment approved for airing… so don’t tell me about it only being an “editorial” and not reflecting the views of the network.  Can you imagine such an editorial running anywhere 20 years ago?)

The Liberal Establishment is charging Across America with Overwhelming Force.

The new tactic is to Pile every Leftist issue you can into what will be held as an emergency agenda and ANY effort to slow down, discuss or debate ANY aspect of the President’s push will be reported as Obstruction by the same “objective” news networks that want you to consider the “upside” of getting rid of the Constitution altogether… the same Constitution upon which all of our law is based upon…  the same Constitution that is the only thing preserving your Freedom and Liberty, since clearly we have no one government willing to do it.  At some point you have to ask yourself, are we alone?

So… Now we must pass Amnesty, so we can grow the Unions… Tax Increases, just to make it Fair… Print More Money, because we don’t have any… Buy our own Debt, because nobody else will… Pass more Gun Control, so no non-government citizen will have, or will want to have, a gun… Approve the Fairness Doctrine, so we can return to complete Socialist Control over the Media…  Get rid of the Electoral College, making the way for “democratic” mob rule…  Pass a Second Bill of Rights, because the First one is just too limiting… And Applaud every expansion of the roles of those Dependent on Government instead of themselves.

Seriously, I’m drunk most of the time… yet I seem to be able to read the writing on the wall, when it’s not that stupid, poofy, graffiti stuff.  If you think what I’ve outlined above is overwhelming, just wait.  The next couple of months will be unbelievable… which is the strategy.

We are seeing a Liberal Blitzkrieg… it shouldn’t be a surprise since their German Brethren over at the National Socialist Democratic Workers Party were the ones who came up with it in the first place.

Homework… La Gran Mentira, Is Mexico Responsible for Anything? and I Pay Taxes, I Should Get to Vote!


Rope a Dope?

Or, Win – Win?

Is it The Plan to have Rubio fall on his Sword?

How would it effect a Rubio Campaign in the 2016 Presidential Primary if he is seen as a “Martyr” for illegal immigration and Hispanic families?

Could that propel him to the nomination?

Or does he risk spending so much equity that he cannot recover Nationally… but solidifies his Senate seat in Florida until the end of time… or his time as the case may be.

When you look at it this way, it goes far in explaining what he is doing.

He has nothing to lose in Real Terms.

The part that bothers me most is his association with McCain and Graham.  That alone could be enough for me to never vote for him under any circumstance.

Too bad.

But he doesn’t look like a drinker…  where Rand Paul on the other hand…