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Ebola victim walks out of Emory Hospital

This is great. It is great for Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol. It is also GREAT for Emory Hospital and American medicine. From Reuters: Appearing thin but smiling, a Texas doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said on Thursday he was “thrilled to be alive” as doctors declared him virus-free and safe for release. Dr. Kent Brantly’s release came two days after a second U.S. missionary, Nancy Writebol, was quietly allowed to leave Emory University Hospital, where both had been treated after contracting the deadly virus in July

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Despite The Risks, Republicans Won’t Allow Full Debate On Climate Change

A recent article in New Scientist said that changing weather patterns have increased the chance for recurring drought in East Africa.  (Above–Oxfam photo of a family gathering firewood in drought-stricken Kenya in 2011.)   From New Scientist— “Last year’s drought occurred because both of the region’s rainy seasons failed. We already know that the trigger for the failure of the “short rains”, between October and December 2010, was La Niña – a cyclical meteorological event caused by a pulse of cool water rising to the surface of the eastern Pacific Ocean. But efforts to work out why the “long rains” that occur between March and

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The big fail

Geraldo Rivera, media celebrity for Fox News, invites Malik Shabazz, member of the New Black Panther organization, to talk about his views on America. Nothing good can come out of this conversation. The video is here. I am completely unable to watch this video. It simply sucks IQ points out of my head. You have one guy asking leading questions and another guy, who has an agenda, wants to point out to America the impression that Whites has inflicted on the world over the last several centuries. This is the problem with race relations. He cannot talk past each other. You

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