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BREAKING: Dallas Salon Owner Shelley Luther Freed From Jail by Texas Supreme Court Order


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After the governor and attorney general intervened on her behalf, Dallas, Tex. salon owner Shelley Luther will be freed from jail per an order from the state supreme court.

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The Supreme Court of Texas has ordered Shelley Luther be released from Dallas County jail!

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Tex. Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton sprung into action after Luther was sentenced to a week in jail by an Obama-crony judge for opening her salon against government edicts.

“I find it outrageous and out of touch that during this national pandemic, a judge, in a county that actually released hardened criminals for fear of contracting COVID-19, would jail a mother for operating her hair salon in an attempt to put food on her family’s table,” Paxton said.

“The trial judge did not need to lock up Shelley Luther. His order is a shameful abuse of judicial discretion, which seems like another political stunt in Dallas. He should release Ms. Luther immediately,” he added.

“Compliance with executive orders during this pandemic is important to ensure public safety,” Abbott said in a statement on Wednesday. “However, surely there are less restrictive means to achieving that goal than jailing a Texas mother.”

“Throwing Texans in jail who have had their businesses shut down through no fault of their own is nonsensical, and I will not allow it to happen,” Abbott explained. “That is why I am modifying my executive orders to ensure confinement is not a punishment for violating an order.”

Big League Politics reported earlier this week on how Luther was called selfish by the courts for not succumbing to mass hysteria and sacrificing her livelihood to the fear gods:

Shelley Luther, a salon owner in Dallas, Tex., has been sentenced to seven days behind bars after refusing to comply with government orders to shut down her supposedly non-essential business.

A Dallas County judge reportedly gave an ultimatum to Luther that she must issue a public apology and accept fault in order to avoid jail time. However, the Salon a la Mode owner refused to demean herself beneath the robed lawyer and stood by her principled decision regardless of the consequences.

Luther stood up for herself in the court of law against the judge who claimed she was selfish for wanting to provide for her family.

“I have to disagree with you, sir, when you say that I’m selfish because feeding my kids is not selfish. I have hairstylists that are going hungry because they would rather feed their kids So sir, if you think the law is more important than kids getting fed, then please go ahead with your decision. But I am not going to shut the salon,” Luther said.

In addition to the jail sentence, she will be forced to pay a $7,000 fine as well. The state desperately wants to make an example of Luther as what will happen when a peasant steps out of line during the coronavirus lockdown.

Luther’s heroic act of civil disobedience is already paying off, as her stand has drawn attention to the cruel and capricious nature of these shutdown edicts.

44 Thumb Drives Containing Votes Were Not Counted in the Texas Primary


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Dallas County Elections Administrator Toni Pippins-Poole has found that there were 44 thumb drives with votes from Dallas County Texas that she says contains 10% of the vote in the county that were never counted. She has now filed a suit to allow her to count the votes in both the Democratic and Republican primaries. It was not disclosed what precincts were not counted and there isn’t enough uncounted votes to swing the election to Bernie, although he could pick up a couple of delegates.

Poole says every vote should be counted and she is asking the court to grant her permission to recount the votes in Dallas County.  The count has already been certified, so she was forced to go to the court to get all of the votes added to the count. Biden beat Bernie in Dallas County by 13% of the vote. What is it about Democrats and counting. maybe they should hire republicans to handle the vote counts. After all, 44 thumb drives and 10% of the vote is significant.

From WFAA

It is also uncertain if the 44 thumb drives represent 44 individual voting centers or joint centers where votes were cast in both primaries.
Still, the drives represent almost a tenth of the total vote centers open on Super Tuesday, officials told WFAA.
“Of the 44 thumb drives, 16 were not received in a timely manner to the Elections Department and 28 were from voting machines not scheduled to be used but were used by volunteer election officials,” Pippins-Poole said in a statement Saturday evening addressing the blunder.
“We need to investigate this entirely, immediately. The time has absolutely come for Toni Pippins-Poole to step down as elections administrator,” Dallas County Commissioner J.J. Koch told WFAA. “I deeply regret that this is happening in Dallas County right now. There’s already enough questions about our ability to serve the people of Dallas County. This is tremendously damaging to our local democracy.” 

BOOM: Texas Moves to Classify Attacks on Cops as Hate Crimes


Authored By: V Saxena on November 23, 2016

URL of the original posting site: http://conservativetribune.com/bill-to-make-this-a-hate-crime/

Texas legislators filed a bill Monday that would make it a true hate

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crime (versus a phony one) to purposely and maliciously target either police officers or first responders for execution.

“We’re going to ask that it become an emergency legislative item for the governor so that as soon as we get to Austin in January, we pass it right away, make it law right away,” State Rep. Jason Villalba told Houston station KHOU.

What made this bill especially noteworthy was that it was filed less than 24 hours after a San Antonio police officer was gunned down.

“(Detective Benjamin) Marconi was shot twice in the head while sitting in his patrol car outside of police headquarters late Sunday morning,” WFAA reported. “He was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.”supportribbon

Thankfully, the suspect in this case, Otis Tyrone McKane, was quickly identified, tracked down and taken into custody, courtesy of surveillance footage from the scene.

According to Fox News, however, three other officers across the nation were also shot Sunday in similar “incidents (that) appeared to be targeted attacks and involved law enforcement officers sitting unsuspectingly in their patrol cars, either waiting in traffic or after pulling vehicles over for traffic stops.” These three officers made it out alive.

It was clear nevertheless that changes needed to be made to the law to discourage crazed maniacs and possible “Black Lives Matter” goons from targeting police officers for execution.

“Texas will arm our prosecutors, D.A.’s and judges with every tool they need to punish to the fullest extent possible those who harm our first responders,” Villalba also told KHOU.

Until the bill became law, though, police officers in Texas had no other choice than to be on their guard.

“In the wake of the tragic ambush that occurred in San Antonio along with the other three police shootings that happened across the nation yesterday, I have reminded our officers to take extreme caution as they perform their duties and to always be aware of their surroundings and cover each other,” the Dallas Police Department’s Interim Chief David Pughes reportedly told his officers.cop-terror-600a-ci

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Imported Muslims arriving now in these U.S. cities


waving flagPosted By Leo Hohmann On 06/17/2015

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URL to article: http://www.wnd.com/2015/06/syrian-muslims-arriving-now-in-these-u-s-cities

Cheering Syrian rebels. The rebel groups are made up of various Sunni factions all vying to replace the Shiite-led government of Bashar al-Assad. The overwhelming majority of "refugees" coming from Syria are also Sunni Muslim.

A few congressmen are fighting to block the planned importation of thousands of Syrian refugees into American cities and towns, arguing that they present a grave security risk because many Syrians have ties to the Sunni rebel groups ISIS and al-Nusra Front.

But the fact is, as President Obama ignores the concerns of U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and others on the House Homeland Security Committee, the Syrians have already started to arrive stateside.

Since January, more than 70 U.S. cities have been on the receiving end of a Syrian visitation.

WND has compiled a complete list of cities (see chart below) that received Syrian refugees since Jan. 1. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres has as many as 11,000 Syrians in a pipeline waiting for admission into the U.S., which is responsible for screening them for criminal and terrorist activity.

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, wrote President Obama warning that the Syrian refugee program could become a 'back door for jihadists" to enter the U.S.

And therein lies the problem.

McCaul has tried to block the arrival of the Syrians based on testimony from FBI counter-terrorism experts. As chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, he held a hearing on the national security risks of the Syrian refugee program in February and has scheduled a second hearing for June 24. He’s also sent two letters to Obama, urging him not to let the U.N. refugee program become a “jihadist pipeline” into the United States.

The Syrian civil war, now more than four years old, has chased more than 3.8 million Syrians from their homes, according to the U.N., which has about 130,000 it wants to resettle permanently in outside countries. Some of the top destination points in the past few months have been in;

  • Texas, where the cities of Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston have each received more than 20 Syrians since January.
  • Chicago has received 42 Syrians so far this year, more than any other city,
  • while San Diego has taken in 25
  • and Phoenix 20.
  • The troubled city of Baltimore has not been left out. It has received 19 Syrians
  • while Louisville, Kentucky, has taken in 21.

“Baltimore is already suffering with all of the black crime violence (in the wake of the Freddie Gray shooting) and now we’re going to plunk down 19 Syrians,” said Ann Corcoran, who runs the watchdog blog Refugee Resettlement Watch. “It doesn’t make sense.”Picture3 Alinsky affect

WND reported earlier this week that 93 percent of the 922 Syrian refugees resettled into the U.S. since the civil war started in 2011 have been Muslim. The vast majority, 86 percent, have been Sunni Muslims, which means some could have ties to the Sunni rebel groups fighting to bring down the government of President Bashar al-Assad, a Shiite Alowite.

Assad protected the Christian minorities who have now come under brutal attack from ISIS and al-Nusra. Yet, only 4.9 percent of the 922 Syrians brought to the U.S. so far as refugees have been Christians.Why

Syria is home to one of the world’s oldest Christian communities. It was in Antioch, Syria, where followers of Jesus Christ were first called “Christians,” yet their churches have been destroyed and their families decimated by ISIS and al-Nusra terrorists. Many have watched family members beheaded or shot in front of their eyes. “Syria represents the single largest convergence of Islamic terrorists in history,” McCaul wrote in his June 11 letter to Obama. It also represents the largest refugee crisis.

The United States takes in more U.N.-designated refugees than the rest of the world combined. Of the 130,000 Syrians the U.N wants to permanently resettle, the U.S. is being asked to take half, or about 65,000, by the end of Obama’s term in office. The State Department insists they are “intensely screened” even as the FBI has admitted they are impossible to screen because the U.S. has no “boots on the ground in Syria” and Syria is a “failed state” with no reliable law-enforcement data, said Michael Steinbach, deputy director of the FBI’s counter-terrorism unit, in his Feb. 11 testimony before McCaul’s committee.

Growing ‘pockets of resistance’

The State Department, working through nine private contractors and 350 subcontractors, resettles U.N.-certified refugees into more than 190 cities and towns across America. The refugee program has operated in its current form since Congress passed the Refugee Act of 1980.

Some cities in recent years have begun to push back against the arrival of refugees in their communities, saying they have become a burden on social services and aren’t finding jobs that will support themselves without government assistance. Elected leaders in Clarkston, Georgia, for instance, complained in 2011 to Gov. Nathan Deal, who was able to strike a deal in which no new refugees would be sent to the town other than family members of existing refugees.

The mayors of Lynn and Springfield, Massachusetts, as well as Manchester, New Hampshire, and Athens, Georgia, have also questioned why they can’t have more information and influence over how many refugees get sent to their towns. These have been dubbed “pockets of resistance” by the resettlement agencies working for the federal government. A manual was written by one contractor on how to deal with local grassroots activists who push back against the arrival of refugees.

WND last month uncovered a document authored by one of the federal government’s main resettlement contractors that detailed plans to counter the growing “backlash” that is occurring in many cities that would like to shut the refugee spigot off, or at least slow it down. The report recommended monitoring blogs by activists and turning in some to the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center which could then brand them as “anti-Muslim” or guilty of “Islamophobia.”

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.

The most recent uprising has been in Spartanburg, South Carolina, in the district of Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C.

Gowdy has tried to gather facts on exactly how the program works so he can answer the questions being asked of him by an organized resistance to World Relief’s plans to resettle 60 refugees from Congo, Syria and other countries over the next year.

So far, no Syrians have arrived in Spartanburg, but they have arrived and will continue to arrive in ever larger numbers in many other cities and towns. The chart below logs the numbers who have arrived just in the past five months.

Some of the questions Gowdy has pressed the State Department to answer are:

  • Who makes the ultimate decision as to which cities get refugees from what countries?
  • What variables are taken into consideration when distributing these refugees? Is it done, for instance, according to population density, geography, job and housing availability or availability of welfare benefits?
  • What local officials are brought into the decision-making process and at what point?
  • How are the other “stakeholders” chosen in the receiving communities?
  • How are the financial and economic impacts of the refugees to taxpayer-funded budgets being measured in the various cities where they are sent?

Hiding behind ‘public-private partnerships’

As Gowdy discovered, the State Department dodged most of the questions that concerned Americans have been asking for years.

After Secretary of State John Kerry provided an initial response that Gowdy called vague and “wholly inadequate,” the State Department followed up by saying any further information would have to come from the resettlement agency. In the case of Spartanburg, that would be World Relief, an evangelical agency that contracts with the government on resettlement work. Because it is a private agency, World Relief considers its reports on individual cities to be “proprietary information.” The public is not invited to the quarterly meetings in the receiving communities nor, typically, is the local media.

Approximately 70 percent of World Relief’s revenues last year came from government grants totaling $41.2 million, according to its IRS returns. It also receives funding from foundations such as the Vanguard Charitable Foundation, Mustard Seed Foundation, Soros Fund Charitable Foundation, Pfizer Foundation and Global Impact.

Besides World Relief, the other eight resettlement agencies that contract with the government are the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Church World Service, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, the International Rescue Committee, Episcopal Migration Ministries, U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants, and the Ethiopian Community Development Council. These nine agencies present themselves to local communities as “charities.”

But if they are truly doing the Lord’s work, why are their budgets funded so heavily by the government, and why have they agreed to carry out their work without sharing the gospel message to their refugee clients, many activists have asked.

The nine contractors share the wealth with more than 350 subcontractors. For instance, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops subcontracts with Catholic Charities, while Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service subcontracts with Lutheran Social Services and Church World Service contracts with affiliates of the National Council of Churches.

Many of the agencies and their myriad subcontractors also accept donations from leftist foundations tied to George Soros, Bill Gates, the Tides Foundation, Walmart, Target, the Komen Foundation, the United Way and many others.

Big money flows into resettlement business

According to research in a new book by James Simpson, an independent investigative journalist, the Lutheran resettlement efforts, which have been very active in bringing Somali refugees into Minnesota among other places, are financed 92 percent by the government. This Lutheran “charity” also receives donations from George Soros’ Open Society Institute, the Ford Foundation, Global Impact, Fidelity Investments, Bank of America and the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Simpson sums up the program in his book, “The Red-Green Axis: Refugees, Immigration and the Agenda to Erase America.” He writes:

“Hatched by the U.N. and the American Left, the resettlement agenda is dedicated to erasing our culture, traditions and laws, and creating a compliant, welfare-dependent multicultural society with no understanding of America’s constitutional framework and no interest in assimilation. The ultimate target is a voting base large enough for the Left’s long-sought ‘permanent progressive majority.’

“Most people would be shocked to know that America currently takes more refugees from the world’s ghettos than all other refugee resettlement countries in the world combined. The State Department brags about it. Furthermore, most of those refugees are referred to the United States by the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The refugees (and the illegal aliens flooding the southern border from Central America) are then ‘resettled’ by taxpayer funded ‘Voluntary Agencies’ or VOLAGs as they are called.”The Lower you go

And the CEOs of these resettlement agencies get paid handsomely. According to Simpson’s research, they bring in six-figure salaries of between $300,000 and $500,000 per year. Of the nine main resettlement agencies, six are faith-based or as Simpson says, “nominally religious,” because they operate with mainly government cash and they are forbidden by their government contracts from evangelizing their clients, many of whom are Muslim. “All are in it for the money and top staff make high six figures,” Simpson writes. “Together the VOLAGs are paid close to $1 billion in taxpayer dollars to resettle refugees. Two more organizations (including Baptist Family and Children Services) who settle most of the unaccompanied alien children (UAC) brought the total to over $1.3 billion last year.”

Forty-nine of the 50 states, with Wyoming being the lone exception, have a refugee resettlement program in place with the federal government. In most states the governor appoints a refugee resettlement coordinator to handle the shipments of refugees, but in 12 states the contractors handle the refugees with little or no input from the governor’s office.


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Black Dallas pastor makes ISIS-style threat


waving flagPosted By Leo Hohmann On 06/09/2015

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URL of the Original Posting Site: http://www.wnd.com/2015/06/black-dallas-pastor-makes-isis-style-threat

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ronald-wright-600A black pastor has threatened an ISIS-style attack against law enforcement in response to a video showing a Texas officer forcefully pinning a bikini-clad teenage girl and pulling a gun on a group of juveniles at a pool party.

A cell-phone video of the incident has gone viral. But now another video, equally disturbing to some, is starting to make the rounds.

Rev. Ronald Wright, executive director of Justice Seekers Texas, warned Americans in a press conference carried live by MSNBC that a domestic terror attack is coming. He spoke at a rally Monday outside the McKinney Police Department. “We’re setting the stage for a terrorist attack in this country. And the group is not going to be ISIS; it’s going to be USIS, us against these injustice law officers and people continuing to allow racism to grow into this city,” he said on Thursday.

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Picture1According to its website, the Dallas-based Justice Seekers Texas was founded by Wright in February 2010 as a “Civil Rights and Social Justice Organization which focuses on Civil Rights and Social Justice (for all citizens), Education, Health, Employee Rights, Veterans Affairs, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Delinquency/Recidivism, Assisting ex-felons with employment opportunities, rights of the incarcerated, probationers, and parolees.”  Wright describes himself on the website as a civil-rights leader and community organizer for social-justice causes. He also serves as senior pastor of God’s Community Church of Joy.

WND reached out to Wright Tuesday to ask if he wanted to clarify his comments.

“I was talking about police involved in racial discrimination. I have always stood up for police; it’s not like I’m against all police, because we need the police. So it wasn’t a terroristic threat on police,” Wright told WND.

“But those that have refuse to stop this kind of injustice, it has to stop,” he said. “It wasn’t an attack on the police department, because all of the recent incidents against the police we’ve seen in the media; it wasn’t the fault of the police. When you actually looked at what happened, they were justified in acting the way they acted in some of those cases.”truth

Wright called on the mayor to fire the officer, Cpl. Eric Casebolt, who threw the 15-year-old girl to the ground and drew his weapon. Wright said his group has contacted the U.S. Justice Department and is having it monitor the situation. But on Tuesday, Casebolt resigned his position.

To Wright, that’s just more proof that he was guilty of unprofessional conduct, at least, and a criminal act at worse. “If this officer was right by what he did, why would you resign?” he asked.

Wright said he’s the type of activist who stands up against injustice, regardless of the victim’s color. “I stood up for a white police officer and their chief and fought for their chief because a black city councilwoman was picking on him, and she wouldn’t let up on him. What they did was, they took his salary off the city budget, and ended up paying it for the rest of the year … but we stood for him. I’m going to fight discrimination no matter what color you are.”Picture3

Wright also protested when a 52-year-old white man, Bobby Bennett, was gunned down by Dallas police in 2013, according to a Dallas Morning News report. Police said Bennett came at them with a knife, but a neighbor’s surveillance video did not support that narrative.

In the pool party case, Wright said there could also be more to the story, but from what he knows now, the officer was out of line.

“None of these children are perfect, but we’re reaping what we sow. They should have been more respectful. But when you can’t raise your children at home, and the government can’t raise them, what do you expect? You’re reaping what you sow,” he said. “Government is responsible for that. I’m not a hater of police, and everyone in Dallas knows that. They know I’ve stood up for their police department, but this could have been handled a lot better according to protocol.’

“And also I’m waiting for the 9-1-1 call to hear what was said. At the end of the day, that is going to determine if he was justified in acting the way he did. I’m hoping that is the fact rather than it being a racist move.”you should not

Wright said the nation is coming apart at the seams, racially, with race relations at a dismal level. Why is it when this country is attacked, like on 9/11, we can all become brothers, we’re family,” he said, “then the minute it’s over we go back to the old mentality we have? Those who continue to do racial injustice are the ones I was talking about, not all police. I don’t hate police,” he said. “I support them.”Call-911

The original cell-phone video of the pool party Friday night went viral. The incident started when two individuals were involved in an altercation and the cops were called. A dozen officers responded. One, Casebolt, appeared to act more aggressively than the others, but some eyewitnesses said he acted reasonably given the chaos of the situation. WFAA-TV in Dallas reported that some of the parents whose children appeared in the viral video are angry that Casebolt not only used force, but cursed at the teens before pulling out his weapon.

Jahi Adisa Bakari’s daughter was at the pool party when chaos erupted. “The fact of the matter is, the officer recklessly attacks this young lady, who was following his instructions,” she told WFAA.


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ALERT: Armed Gangs of Black Panthers Are Now Openly Patrolling Neighborhoods [PHOTOS]


Posted Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

URL of the Original Posting Site: http://conservativetribune.com/armed-gangs-black-panthers/War DrumsAh, finally. A gun club President Barack Obama can support.

The New Black Panther Party has been suspiciously silent since their unfortunate part in the Ferguson debacle. Thankfully, for those of you following the zany antics of Eric Holder’s favorite group of  militants, they’ve popped up again. This time, they’re fronting a paramilitary firearms organization in Texas. The Huey P. Newton Gun Club (really? You couldn’t even use H. Rap Brown or Stokely Carmichael as a namesake?) has been conducting armed drills in Dallas for some time now. The club was founded by Charles Goodson, described as a “31-year-old dreadlocked vegan,” and Darren X, who is the national field marshal for the New Black Panther Party.

“We accept all oppressed people of color with weapons,” Darren X told Vice. “The complete agenda involves going into our communities and educating our people on federal, state and local gun laws. We want to stop fratricide, genocide — all the ‘cides.”more evidence

I would like to here reiterate that this is neither a joke nor a “Chappelle’s Show” sketch.

Given its frontier reputation, Texas is surprisingly one of the few states that doesn’t allow concealed carry. However, it does allow the open carry of firearms, which the group uses to an alarming effect.

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The group has been conducting armed patrols through Dallas, where they performed a call and response saying things like “This is perfectly legal!” and “Justice for Michael Brown! Justice for Eric Garner!”

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Another popular chant for the group is “I used to salute the f****** flag! Now I use it for a rag!”

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Of course, said flag represents the Constitution that allows them to demonstrate with weapons to intimidate people, but shh.

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The New Black Panther Party, you may remember, is the group involved in a voter intimidation case in Philadelphia, where one leader brandished a nightstick and told a white voter, “You are about to be ruled by a black man, cracker!”

“What you see in the media relates to them on a national level, but their organization is a lot different here on a local level,” Goodson insists. Right.

It’s good to see that while the gun rights of average Americans are under assault from the Obama administration, these guys don’t even get the slightest bit of attention.

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Outrage! Ebola vomit washed down storm drain


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By Chelsea Schilling and Jerome Corsi

URL to article: http://www.wnd.com/2014/10/outrage-ebola-vomit-washed-down-storm-drain/

America wants to know: Why in the world isn’t the Ebola clean-up crew in Dallas, Texas, wearing protective biohazard suits to prevent further spread of the deadly virus?

A photo posted online by Dallas/Fort Worth’s WFAA-TV News showed workers pressure washing the sidewalk where Thomas Duncan, a man who arrived from Liberia on Sept. 20 and was confirmed to have the Ebola virus, had vomited all over the ground outside The Ivy Apartments on Sept. 26. Hunter’s family members are reportedly quarantined in an apartment unit under armed guard after they attempted to violate orders to remain in their home.

The workers, who appeared to be allowing the potentially contaminated water wash down the storm drains, wore no protective gear – not even gloves.ebola_workerebola_cleanup2

Ebola may cause fever, bleeding, vomiting and diarrhea. Health officials say it spreads through contact with bodily fluids like blood or saliva.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the “virus in body fluids (such as blood) can survive up to several days at room temperature.”

Univision also posted an image of the clean-up effort and the vehicles in the parking lot while the spraying took place:ebola_cleanup

NBC News cameraman Ashoka Mukpo, just diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia, described similar circumstances that may have led to the spread of the virus.

“At one point he was trying to help decontaminate a car,” his mother explained. “He had most of the protective gear on, but he thinks something might have splashed on his body at that point. That’s one possibility, but really, one doesn’t know fully.”

Americans took to Twitter to express their outrage at the Dallas scene. The following are some posted responses:

  • “This Vomit from an Ebola Patient is being sprayed everywhere! Does it become diluted?”
  • “How many does this now infect?”
  • “Wow, not sure this is an approved method to effectively sanitize an area possibly exposed to #Ebola.”
  • “Where the frack is their protective gear!?”
  • “Um, call me crazy, but cleaning up Ebola vomit with pressure washer seems like a lousy idea”
  • “Nice! This is how the gov’t protects us! No one is in charge nor do they have a clue!”
  • “They are almost making it an aerosol with the high pressure water! Any bleach?”
  • “Obama shipped 3,000 troops over to Africa to fight Ebola, but we can’t get a decent cleanup crew in Dallas?”
  • “HAZ. MAT. SUITS”
  • “This Ebola s–t is freaking me out! Have you seen the pics of the cleanup? No one is wearing protective gear!”
  • “If there is one drop of blood or puke is on that sidewalk, THERE SHOULD BE HAZMAT SUITS. This isn’t a f—ing joke.”
  • “Oh, there’s a 1 in a million chance that the puke on that sidewalk had Ebola? In that case… HAZ MAT SUITS.”
A red Cross representative puts supplies outside quarantined family's apartment

A Red Cross representative puts supplies outside quarantined family’s apartment

Supplies delivered to quarantined family of U.S. Ebola patient in Dallas, Texas

According to numerous reports, food supplies have been delivered to the quarantined individuals. However, there are no biohazard suits or protective gear worn in photos of worker interactions with the family.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said the confinement order was issued after the family defied a request to stay home until at least Oct. 19. A woman in the apartment, Louis Troh, said she’s tired of the quarantine and is demanding health officials sanitize her home, which still contains Duncan’s contaminated bedsheets and towels.

According to the New York Post, “A hazardous material crew arrived to decontaminate the apartment Thursday evening but didn’t have the required permits to clean and remove hazardous waste, city spokesman Richard Hill said. The crew, contacted by the county and state, was to return Friday to complete the job.”

NBC News confirmed that hazmat trucks have now pulled up outside the apartment – five days after Duncan was admitted to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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Dallas County health officials Zachary Thompson and Christopher Perkins leave home of quarantined family

“There is a possibility in Dallas that some of the people who have been in contact with the Ebola patient might develop the disease,” Bell said, stressing that Ebola is not transmitted through the air and that an Ebola patient is not able to transmit the disease to others until symptoms of the disease are manifest.

Dr. David Lakey, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, explained that health officials are meeting twice daily with up to 50 people in Dallas who were in contact with Duncan. Each person is being monitored for fever and other symptoms of infection.

Judge Jenkins said the exposed individuals are being followed and monitored by law enforcement, and “there is a plan in place” to deal with any at-risk individuals that do not cooperate with the emergency plans.

“We are working hard to accelerate the testing and approval of an Ebola vaccine,” Bell explained. “Developing a successful vaccine is a high-priority for CDC but we want to make sure any vaccine CDC approves is fully tested and safe.”

Bell told members of the media that CDC has a “low bar” in selecting the 50 people in Dallas to be followed in the “contact tracing” scheduled to last 21 days.

“We are being extremely cautious and careful about the 50 people we are following, but we want to stress we are not overly concerned about most,” she added. ”

Bell also told teleconference attendees the CDC has been in touch with some 100 hospitals in the United States that have asked to be advised about testing procedures for suspected Ebola cases, noting that some 15 possible Ebola cases have been tested with all cases testing negative for Ebola, with the exception of the one patient currently in Ebola treatment in Dallas.

“We have people in the community we are following in contact tracing as well as anyone in the hospital emergency team on duty when the patient first came in last Friday for treatment,” Lakey said. “This totals about 50 people that had contact with the Ebola patient, but we are really concerned only about 10 of them.”

A reporter from Fox News asked what reassurance the CDC could give the American public that adequate procedures were in place to prevent Ebola-infected people from reaching the U.S. when Duncan reportedly lied on a travel questionnaire before leaving Liberia and, even after the disease was diagnosed in Dallas, health officials had problems getting the vomit cleaned at the Dallas apartment.

“We have controls and actions in place for people who travel internationally, and we have tried-and-true procedures in place here in the United States, including contact tracing, that we know are successful,” Bell insisted, not specifically addressing the fact that the procedures currently in place appear to have failed in the Dallas case.

Judge Jenkins said, “We lack some of the permits to get the apartment cleaned, and there is a haz-mat team at the apartment now, making sure the vomit and other biological residue are properly cleaned and removed. I want to see this family treated as my family would be treated in similar situations. I don’t like how the family has been treated so far. I was at the apartment last night, and the woman is sleeping in one room and the men in another in the apartment.”

He continued, “The family is under tremendous psychological stress right now. When I was there last night at about 10:30 p.m., the media turned on their lights as soon as I knocked on the door, and the family understandably felt very frightened. I’d like to see the family in a different setting.”Eagle Really

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