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The federal government has announced that thousands of additional US soldiers are being sent to Liberia. General Gary Volesky said the troops would “stamp out” ebola.
The official story is that combat troops are being sent to build treatment structures for those infected with ebola.

Why combat troops? Why not send a construction outfit such as an engineer battalion if it has to be military? Why not do what the government usually does and contract with a construction company to build the treatment units? “Additional thousands of troops” results in a very large inexperienced construction crew for 17 treatment units. It doesn’t make sense.

Stories that don’t make sense and that are not explained naturally arouse suspicions, such as: Are US soldiers being used to test ebola vaccines and cures, or more darkly are they being used to bring more ebola back to the US?

I understand why people ask these questions. The fact that they will receive no investigative answer will deepen suspicions.

Uninformed and gullible Americans will respond: “The US government would never use its own soldiers and its own citizens as guinea pigs.” Before making a fool of yourself, take a moment to recall the many experiments the US government has conducted on American soldiers and citizens. For example, search online for “unethical human experimentation in the United States” or “human radiation experiments,” and you will find that federal agencies such as the Department of Defense and Atomic Energy Commission have: exposed US soldiers and prisoners to high levels of radiation; irradiated the testicles of males and tested for birth defects (high rate resulted); irradiated the heads of children; fed radioactive material to mentally disabled children.

The Obama regime’s opposition to quarantine for those arriving from West Africa is also a mystery. The US Army has announced that the Army intends to quarantine every US soldier returning from deployment in Liberia. The Army sensibly says that an abundance of caution is required in order to minimize the risk of transferring the ebola outbreak to the US. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/army-quarantines-general-soldiers-fighting-ebola/story?id=26486775 However, the White House has not endorsed the Army’s decision, and the White House has expressed opposition to the quarantines ordered by the governors of New York and New Jersey. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/10/27/joint-chiefs-call-for-quarantine-troops-returning-from-ebola-zone/

Apparently pressure from the White House and threats of law suits from those subject to quarantine have caused the two states to loosen their quarantines. A nurse returning from treating ebola patients in West Africa has been cleared by New Jersey for discharge after being symptom-free for 24 hours instead of the 21-days it takes for the disease to produce symptoms. The nurse threatened a lawsuit, and the false issue of “discrimination against health care workers” has arisen. How is it discrimination to quarantine those with the greatest exposure to ebola?

ORDER IT NOW

Once symptoms appear, an infected person is dangerous to others until the person is quarantined. As the CDC now has been forced to admit, after stupidly denying the obvious fact, the current ebola strain can spread by air. All it takes is a sneeze or a cough or a contaminated surface.http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2014/10/cdc-finally-gets-right-ebola-spreads-aerosols-3-feet.html

In other words, it can spread like flu. Previous denials of this fact helped to create the suspicion that the new ebola strain is a weaponized biowarfare strain created by US government labs in West Africa. As University of Illinois law professor Francis Boyle has revealed, Washington placed its biowarfare laboratories in African countries that did not sign the convention banning such experimentation. http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/10/20/us-government-master-criminal-time/

Washington’s deviousness in evading the convention that the US government signed has produced another suspicion: Did the new ebola strain escape, perhaps via some lab mishap that infected lab workers, or was the strain deliberately released in order to test if it works? See:http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/10/26/evidence-us-development-testing-airborne-ebola-robert-wenzel/ and http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/10/20/us-army-withheld-promise-germany-ebola-virus-wouldnt-weaponized/

The only intelligent and responsible policy is to stop all commercial flights to and from ebola areas. Health worker volunteers should be transported by military aircraft and should be required to undergo the necessary quarantine before being transported back to the US.

Why does the White House oppose the only responsible and intelligent policy? Why is Congress silent on the issue?

The resistance to a sane policy fosters the suspicions that the government or some conspiracy group intends to use ebola to declare martial law and herd the population or undesirable parts of it, into the FEMA camps that Halliburton was paid to construct (without the public ever being told the reason for the camps).

It is certainly strange that a government involved in long-term wars in the Middle East, the purpose of which is unclear to the public, and in fomenting conflict with both Russia and China, two countries armed with nuclear weapons, would so recklessly create more suspicions among the public of its motives, intentions, and competence.

Democracy requires that the public trust the government. Yet Washington does everything possible to destroy this trust and to present a picture of dysfunctional government with hidden and undeclared agendas.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Vendetta says:

    Who the Hell knows? I’ve read stories about Liberian villagers mobbing and attacking aid workers. I assumed they were sending combat personnel to keep the locals in line while other people did the actual healthcare work.

  2. Why combat troops? Why not send a construction outfit such as an engineer battalion if it has to be military?

    Maybe so they can get first-hand experience dealing with social collapse, armed militias and so on?

  3. …or maybe they will be conveniently close to being “boots on the ground” somewhere else?

  4. map says:

    The wars are live-fire exercises in urban pacification. Republicans started the wars to train their mostly Red State, Republican soldiers in urban combat. Since large cities are mostly Democrat enclaves, Republican red-state soldiers would have no problem shooting blue-state civilians on orders from a right-wing government.

    Democrats find the military threatening, so they want to replace the officer ranks with their own while infecting the rank and file with deadly diseases. The FEMA camps were built to imprison the US military.

    Mass immigration is being encouraged because the Democrats want to use the third-worlders as pacification tools against well-trained US soldiers. Homeland security is buying ammunition specifically for the purpose of arming these illegals.

    Once the military is destroyed, the Democrats and their foreign mercenary army will expand radially from the former military bases and FEMA camps to pacify the rest of America.

    That is the plan.

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  5. KA says:

    A typical New Yorker will amaze at the thought that US ever made secret arrangement to conduct all kind of unethical and illegal researches on the American subjects ,shrug it off ,and pass a comment like this-” Oh! That was before . It was years ago . We don’t do anymore . That was a different time.”
    He or she will borrow the latest cliche and pseudoscientific jargon or misapply the neologism out of the social science class room to trash and laugh at any suggestion that the habit hasn’t changed or the practice hasn’t stopped . People will summarily be accused of conspiracy theorism.

  6. Ed says:

    Before everyone jumps on “map”, he has provided the only coherent explanation of the last twelve years that I have so far seen, simply by assuming that both of the last two administrations were evil, and using a little imagination.

  7. bossel says:

    Fear mongering again?

    “an infected person is dangerous to others until the person is quarantined”
    Nope, an infected person is only dangerous after developing symptoms.

    “In other words, it can spread like flu.”
    Not really. The ways may be similar, but it’s by far not as easy to get as flu.

    ““Unlike infections such as influenza or tuberculosis, Ebola is not airborne,” says Dr Isabelle Nuttall, Director of WHO Global Capacity Alert and Response. “It can only be transmitted by direct contact with the body fluids of a person who is sick with the disease.””
    http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/notes/2014/ebola-travel/en/

    http://www.who.int/csr/disease/ebola/faq-ebola/en/
    http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/

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    , @eah
  8. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @map

    I’m almost convinced.

  9. map says:
    @bossel

    I don’t get it. Are you high? What exactly do you think “body fluids” are? Your sweat, the oil on your skin and your saliva are all body fluids. And they all will contain ebola because the virus saturates the blood stream and your blood goes everywhere.

    The CDC makes it sound as if the only point where a person is contagious is when they are vomiting or have diarrhea. But those are merely symptoms of the virus reaching saturation within the body and the body having its “oh sh*t, I better get rid of this” moment. Of course a person is infectious way before they are symptomatic. Of course ebola is aerosolized, because you are breathing out small particles of water. Worse if you sneeze.

    Why do you think doctors in hazmat suits are getting ebola if this disease is difficult to get?

  10. eah says:
    @bossel

    Given the seriousness of the illness, ie that even with first world medical care there is a significant risk of death, also that were it to spread the cost of caring for the sick people and trying to make sure it was contained would be enormous, you’d have to be a fool to accept that is the ‘last word’ on Ebola and how it might be spread.

  11. eah says:

    I agree the use of apparently ordinary troops (to ‘fight’ a disease outbreak??), ie as opposed to a civilian contractor that may have more expertise in this kind of thing, is odd, to say the least. If I was military I would absolutely refuse to go, and accept a dishonorable discharge — no one signed up for that kind of ‘duty’.

    A QUESTION OF WEAPONIZED EBOLA

    Who knows?

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