Bush defends immigration plan

Cross posted from My Country My View

I’m sorry president Bush but I just can’t agree with you.

As president of my country I respect you, but never will I agree with you when it comes to letting CRIMMIGRANTS into our country.

I cannot agree with any thing having to do with anyone coming to our country ILLEGALLY and being rewarded for it.

How can I agree with this?

These people come here and have no respect for us or our country our flag, or anything having to do with the RED, WHITE, AND BLUE, which is what we stand for!

They come here and TAKE, TAKE, AND TAKE!

You may have a passionate defense but so do I and so many others that love our country and want to protect it from becoming a 3rd world country.

Deeply concerned about our country losing it’s soul?

What do you think is happening?

We are losing everything that is precious to us!

These people don’t want to assimilate!!!

They want it their way or no way!

Can’t anyone see this?

As for growing up in Texas?

I have!

What are you seeing?

Are we in the same Texas?
Yes, I guess I can see what you are talking about when you talk about the decency and humanity of Hispanics, but this isn’t the real problem is it?
Bush targets immigration plan’s foes

I’m talking about EVERY CRIMMIGRANT THAT IS HERE AND STILL CROSSING THE BORDERS!


I’m talking about the blatant disrespect for our country!


Our Flag!
and as I stated earlier, everything that we stand for!


And now you’re hoping that these new immigration changes will reduce the need for a fence?


No sir it won’t.


In my opinion all this is going to do is encourage more CRIMMIGRANTS to enter our great country.

FROM McClatchy Washington Bureau

By Ron Hutcheson
McClatchy Newspapers

GLYNCO, Ga. – President Bush offered a passionate defense of his plan to overhaul immigration laws Tuesday, casting the debate as a struggle over America’s soul and its reputation as a welcoming nation.

In an exclusive interview with McClatchy Newspapers, Bush expressed confidence that the changes under consideration in Congress would dramatically reduce the flow of illegal immigrants while giving those who are already here a chance to join mainstream American society.

He suggested that critics of his plan are either uninformed about the details or fearful of immigration.

“I’m deeply concerned about America losing its soul.

Immigration has been the lifeblood of a lot of our country’s history,” Bush said. “I am worried that a backlash to newcomers would cause our country to lose its great capacity to assimilate newcomers.”

Bush acknowledged that the proposed overhaul faces a difficult time in Congress, where it is under attack from both ends of the political spectrum.

Conservative critics contend that the plan amounts an amnesty program because illegal immigrants would be allowed to stay in the country after paying a $1,000 fine.

Some liberals complain that plans for a new temporary worker program are overly restrictive and would create a permanent underclass of foreign workers.

Bush underscored his commitment to the legislation during an interview on Air Force One as he traveled to Georgia to promote the immigration bill. He has teamed up in support of the bill with a bipartisan group of lawmakers that includes Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., and Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.

“I understand it’s going to require a lot of work because this is a very emotional issue,” he said. “There is an element of our society that is worried about two Americas.

My argument to them is: We’ve had this debate in our country for years.

“And yet our ability to welcome newcomers and the system’s capacity to assimilate them has been one of the great powerful traditions of America.

It works, and it will work this time. People shouldn’t fear our capacity to uphold our motto: E Pluribus Unum.”

Addressing one of the most sensitive issues in the immigration measure, Bush expressed hope that the immigration changes would reduce the need for a fence along the U.S. border with Mexico.

The immigration bill requires the completion of at least 370 miles of fencing, along with other security measures, before any temporary worker program can go into effect, but does not specify how much of the border will ultimately be fenced. Congress approved legislation last year calling for 700 miles of fence.

The proposed fence has drawn protests in Bush’s home state of Texas, where officials fear it will hinder commerce and cause environmental problems.

“The fence sends a clear signal that we’re serious about enforcing the border,” Bush said. “I presume we’re not going to build fences where people don’t want them.”

ALSO POSTING ON MY FAVORITE SUBJECT…

The Peoples Patriot – One Way to Fight a Sanctuary City

From GA Crime Watch – Governor Perdue May Kill Illegal Immigration Bill in GA

From stikNstein has no mercy – The Presidents Immigration Speech Translated…CONGRESS SHOULD HAVE THE COURAGE TO

And last but not least From Blue Collar Muse – An Inconvenient Immigration Truth …

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(CAII).

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RNC refuses to believe the obvious

Cross posted from Bear Creak Ledger

In my small slice of the Republican Party (Republican Women of Williamson County), most of the women are very angry about the “Immigration” reform bill (s.1348).  They are tired of the Republican National Party promoting what we consider to be RINO’s.  Most of us stopped donating to “The Party” and only donate to the candidate.  But I do believe we are the face of the Republican base who used to be the stalwart of under $50 donation support for Republicans and I might say the grunts on the ground for the Republican Party around election time.

From The Washington Times we read about the RNC firing or eliminating it’s phone banks attributing the reason to obsolete phone bank equipment.  But the staffers cite different reasons:

Faced with an estimated 40 percent fall-off in small-donor contributions and aging phone-bank equipment that the RNC said would cost too much to update, Anne Hathaway, the committee’s chief of staff, summoned the solicitations staff last week and told them they were out of work, effective immediately, the fired staffers told The Times.

snip…There has been a sharp decline in contributions from RNC phone solicitations, another fired staffer said, reporting that many former donors flatly refuse to give more money to the national party if Mr. Bush and the Senate Republicans insist on supporting what these angry contributors call “amnesty” for illegal aliens.

“Everyone donor in 50 states we reached has been angry, especially in the last month and a half, and for 99 percent of them immigration is the No. 1 issue,” said the former employee.

Course the RNC states there is no decline in donations, but doesn’t say if that’s with the small dollar donors! Could be just another twist of words.

Other CAII news:
Illegal aliens in jail, then what? from Right Truth
An Inconvenient Immigration Truth …
from Blue Collar Muse

The Presidents Immigration Speech Translated…CONGRESS SHOULD HAVE THE COURAGE TO LIE from stikNstein

Bush defends immigration plan from My Country My View

An Open Letter To President Bush from Violence Worker – I’m cross posting this letter since I think this expresses the thoughts of many of us out there:

Dear Mr. President,

Sir, I’ve supported you these past 6 years through thick and thin and I have to tell you, that’s is hard to do living in the People’s Republik of Washington. People hate you out here. They get a hangnail out here and they somehow figure out some way to blame you for it.

I’m afraid, sir, that you’ve lost my political support. You lost me, not over the war in Iraq or the greater war on terror, but on the domestic issue of immigration. Your remarks over this travesty of an immigration package were uncalled for. This is where we part ways. From this moment on, you can place me in that polling statistic that no longer supports you.

Mr. President, you can call it what you want. You can wrap it in nuance and political doublespeak, but this bill is amnesty and laden with more loopholes then the tax code.

Honestly sir, can you really look me in the eye and tell me that any bill that Teddy Kennedy supports is good for America?

We need to control our borders first! Then we need to work on dealing with those illegal immigrants that are already here. We need to address local government and their idiotic policies of “sanctuary”.

Mr. President, you and most liberals have it wrong. We are NOT a nation of immigrants. We are a nation of Americans. I’m not an immigrant, you aren’t an immigrant and most people here today are not immigrants. There was a time in our history when we could take in the world’s huddled masses, but times have changed.

So good-bye, Mr. President. If you had any political capital at all, it’s now gone. You are now truly a lame duck. Amnesty is your legacy.

VW

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Bush… Ya Talkin’ to Me?

Cross posted from The Peoples Patriot

Bush lashes out at majority of Americans opposed to his amnesty legislation.Bush’s remarks at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center on Tuesday:

“If you want to kill the bill, if you don’t want to do what’s right for America, you can pick one little aspect out of it, you can use it to frighten people.”

Ya talkin to me? You must be talkin to me because I’m the only one here with 84% of the population that see’s this bill for what it is, amnesty with some already existing enforcement measures thrown in. The bottom line is this bill won’t reduce illegal immigration and it’s cost, in many ways, is enormous.

How dare you and your treasonous allies like Linda Chavez and Lindsey Graham revile the American people for standing up for the rule of law, American sovereignty, culture and it’s middle class? The American people elected you. What gives you politicians the right to scold and play us for stupid?

We see right through your attempt to wrap amnesty in the gift paper of enforcement. Once the gift is open, the paper is trashed and all we are left with is amnesty a la the failed 1986 amnesty legislation.

It disturbs you because despite your secrecy and deceit, we have come to comprehend that your amnesty bill will do nothing to save American jobs, bolster American wages, give relief to crowded, over burdened schools and a strained health care system.

You have the audacity to state that by opposing your treasonous legislation “we don’t want to do what is right for America”. It is you Arbusto, who is putting American interests last. It is you…

By the way, that goes for Chavez, Graham, McCain, Kennedy and the rest of the traitorous legislative power rangers.

Your administration doesn’t even have the decency to post up an accurate transcript of your speech. The day after you gave your speech I watched it on a Fox News video that I can no longer locate. You said that “those who oppose this bill haven’t read it yet”.

Your administration was quick to omit that from your transcript because they realized that if the statement were true, the entire Senate would have to be against the legislation.

Your deceit has it’s signature all over this legislation as it was hatched in secrecy and hidden from excluded, American citizens. You further try to deceive us by incorporating into this joke of a bill, enforcement measures already available to us. Thereby giving us what we already have in exchange for amnesty for 20 million foreigners. You call that a compromise?

There is nothing of parity that you can offer the American people in exchange for amnesty. Exchanging amnesty is the same as exchanging the rule of law. Any country’s survival is dependent upon maintaining the rule of law. There is nothing anyone could ever trade for this. The sooner you realize this, the faster we can work on actually fixing the problem.

Your failed Presidential term, which I am ashamed to admit I supported twice, cannot end quickly enough. The less time you have to destroy this country the better off America will be. You will go down in history as the worst President this country has ever had. With the likes of Jimmy Carter as a representative of our past Presidents, this is a super human accomplishment in itself.

If you and your pals don’t like the tone of this message, too bad. Me and the 84% opposing the amnesty legislation don’t like the way you are talking to us either. We also don’t like what you are doing to us.

Now that we apparently have your ear, I will encourage every American to call, fax or write the White House and Congress to express opposition to this disasterous amnesty legislation.

Join NumbersUSA, they will assist you in effectively contacting your political leaders without cost and undo effort. Do it today while the traitor is listening. Don’t worry, it really is what is right for the country and none among the 84% opposed to this bill, will call you an anti-American, bigot Nazi for joining.

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Other CAII Amnesty Fighters Who Don’t Appreciate Being Scolded by a Traitor

StikNstein…has no mercy: The Presidents Immigration Speech Translated…CONGRESS SHOULD HAVE THE COURAGE TO LIE

The Presidents Immigration Speech Translated…CONGRESS SHOULD HAVE THE COURAGE TO LIE

The Violence Worker: An Open Letter To President Bush

My Country-My View: Bush defends immigration plan

GA Crimewatch: GA Illegal Immigration Fighter Succeeds in Secret Squirrel Mission

Right Truth: Illegal aliens in jail, then what?

CAII
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Goverment Whistle Blowers Need Our Help!

I received this today Darlene is a trusted source and has been a guest on my radio show twice. We need to do what we can to help!

Dear Friends,Again, I am asking for your help. As we sit here today and
may count our many blessings that have been bestowed upon
us, others are not so lucky. My fellow whistleblower John
Carman, who has no convictions, is still being incarcerated
without bail in the San Diego Federal Metropolitan Detention
Center on what I, and others, feel are “TRUMPED UP”
charges in order to shut him up. His elderly, wheelchair
bound parents have tried repeatedly to put up there home for
his bond, to no avail. At one hearing they had to endure
observing previously convicted, illegal aliens being
released on bail, while their son is denied the same.

John Carman has never been convicted a crime, and he is an
American Citizen. Further, he worked for both the Secret
Service and the U.S. Customs Service for many years and
maintained a security clearance for these positions. Now,
magically, he is being painted by the FBI as a flight risk
and a danger. Oh yes, this is the very same FBI that John
and I have repeatedly EXPOSED PUBLICALLY for not
investigating the corruption that we identified in my book
“BorderGate.” Morever, John had a web site entitled
“Customs Corruption” that was posted for years and
allowed easy access for frightened whistleblowers to
anonymously tell their stories without the fear of
retaliation that John and I and so many others have
experienced. In short, John has been a thorn in the
government’s side for way too long and when the news got
out that he was nearing completion of his tell all book
I’m sure this facilitated his fate with the San Diego FBI.

Please also note that the FBI’s case largely spins on the
testimony of a previously convicted, illegal alien. One of
the convictions of this witness was for – you’ll never
guess – LYING TO THE GOVERNMENT. Yet, the FBI will now
rely on his testimony for their accusations against John
Carman.

If you believe in American values and share my indignation
at such injustice, you too will want this to be
investigated. As many of you know on May 14th and 15th of
this month I spoke live before a Congressional panel in
Washington, D.C. I was able to secure the interest of
several of our Representatives on the Judicial Oversite
Committee. I hope with your help, I can get this
investigated by that Committee. Please help expose this
corruption by following these VERY SIMPLE instructions:

1. You may call the following phone number (202) 225-3951 –
which is a direct line to the House Judiciary Committee.
Please ask the aide to convey to the committee members your
desire for a complete investigation. You may use the
following language:

Please investigate the Darlene Fitzgerald –
“BorderGate” scandal which is further detailed at her
web site http://www.BorderGate.net.

OR

2. You may go to my web site at: http://www.BorderGate.net and do
the following:

a. Click on “ENTER”

b. Click on “Additional Information”

c. Click on “JUDICIARY COMMITTEE” which is in red.

d. Then simply fill out the form in your own words or you
may use the following language: Please investigate the
Darlene Fitzgerald – “BorderGate” scandal which is
further detailed at Fitzgerald’s web site
http://www.BorderGate.net.

These very simple steps will make a difference in getting
this scandal the investigation it deserves. Thank you so
much for your help.

Sincerely,

Darlene Fitzgerald
Former Special Agent
Author: “BorderGate, the story the government doesn’t
want you to read”
http://www.BorderGate.net
darleneian@highland.net

P.S.

Please forward this letter to everyone you know.

Spread the word!

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THE CURSE OF THE IMMIGRATION BILL…..SUMMER BLOCKBUSTER!

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A Republican’s Life For Me!

We NAFTA, we CAFTA, we lie and we loot.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
Our base call us traitors but we don’t give a hoot.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!

Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.

We sell out our party, we filch and sack.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
Democrats praise us with pat’s on our back.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!

Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.
Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.

We kiss up to business, the voters we spite.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
They fatten our coffers, and that’s what we like.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!

Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.

We’re pork laden, scoundrels, villans and knaves.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
We’d vote for the devil if our job it saves.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!

Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.

We’ll abandon our principles, at the drop of a hat.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
Cheap labor from Mexico will make us all fat.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!

Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.

Once we had honor, respect for our nads.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
Now we’re kiss-ups and wussies and ne’er-do-well cads.
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
We’ll back stab Republican voters too bad!
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!
Aye! But we’re loved by our mommies and dads!
Vote YES me ‘earties, Yo Ho!

Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.
Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.
Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.
Yo Ho, Yo Ho! Amnesty is for me.

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An Inconvenient Immigration Truth …

Cross posted from Blue Collar Muse

It will come as no surprise that the northern California cities of San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland are hotbeds of liberalism complete with all the trappings such a label would entail. The latest flawed, liberal thinking finding a foothold in our nation in those fine cities has to do with the Immigration debate.

Last month, Oakland’s Mayor Ron Dellums and City Council President Ignacio De La Fuente declared their city a City of Refuge for illegal aliens. This expanded on the 1986 City Council resolution establishing Oakland as a haven for political refugees seeking asylum from four countries. San Francisco established this same practice as its own in 1989 and in January of 2006 reaffirmed its status as a City of Refuge. Other US cities, such as New Haven, CT, have taken similar steps or are considering it.

For Oakland, being a City of Refuge means, ” … that city departments and staff aren’t to cooperate with any federal immigration investigation, detention or arrest procedures.” For San Fran it means, “The ordinance forbids city resources from being used to enforce federal immigration laws or to gather or disseminate information regarding the status of residents of The City.” In a display of elitism that should surprise no one, these city fathers simply refuse to obey the law of the land.

The rationale for the ordinances is that the federal law (both at the time and some proposed legislation) is immoral and so, in a display of civil disobedience, it must be intentionally disregarded.

The most noxious element in the matter is the adoption of the biblical title, “City of Refuge” and the self serving appeal to the Scriptures and Christianity for justification. It should be seen as insulting to members of all Christian denominations that those willing to ignore the Book when it suits them will hypocritically claim its authority if it suits them. Clearly, they have no intention of honoring God’s Word. Their only agenda is promoting their own agenda.

Unfortunately for them, the inconvenient biblical truth is that the scriptural City of Refuge has nothing in common with their self righteous adoption of the name.

In the first place, the establishment of a city as a City of Refuge was not something a city did for itself. There were only 6 Cities of Refuge in all of Israel. God commanded Moses to establish them in Numbers 35 and gave Joshua the same command in Joshua 20. It was the Israelite equivalent of our federal government that established the concept. Oakland, San Francisco and others twist and pervert the biblical purpose and intent by taking the name for themselves.

Additionally, Cities of Refuge were established to preserve the rule of law, not to undermine it. The purpose of a City of Refuge was to be a temporary haven for either those who accidentally caused the death of another or who were accused of murder but maintained that the death they caused was either accidental in nature or justified. Mosaic law allowed for murder to be punished by the death of the murderer. The killing of the murderer was often accomplished by a relative of the victim. This person was known as “the avenger of blood”.

As there was little resembling our current justice system at that time and as the sentence was stiff, it made sense to have a plan to protect a person accused of a capital offense until such time as a trial could be had to establish guilt or innocence. A person at risk of being killed by an avenger of blood was to present himself to the elders of one of the six cities and state his case. Once he claimed sanctuary based on the City of Refuge concept, the city protected him and was not to turn him over to the avenger of blood.

His sanctuary was not permanent, however. There was to be a trial. If the accused were to be found guilty of murder, then the appropriate sentence would be carried out. If he was found innocent of murder, if the death he caused was determined to be unintentional ” … and without malice aforethought” then the accused could remain safe in the City of Refuge until the current high priest died. At that time, he was permitted to return to his home city, still safe from the avenger of blood.

Simply having a City of Refuge to run to was not protection enough. If the avenger of blood were to find his quarry on the way to the City of Refuge, the quarry could be killed without consequence. Just so, if the quarry arrived safely at the City of Refuge and was granted sanctuary and then left for whatever reason and the avenger of blood found him outside the city, the quarry could be killed without consequence.

Thus, the entire concept of the City of Refuge acknowledged that there were laws that must be followed and enforced. Cities of Refuge were established precisely so men like Ron Dellums, Ignacio De La Fuente and Gavin Newsom could not make their own laws to supersede the law of the land.

Ironically, the book itself forbids the use of the City of Refuge concept in the manner in which Oakland and others seek to do. The Book clearly acknowledges differences in national identity. In fact, one of the two key passages establishing Cities of Refuge does so. Joshua 20:9 says,

Any of the Israelites or any alien living among them (emphasis added) who killed someone accidentally could flee to these designated cities and not be killed by the avenger of blood prior to standing trial before the assembly.

A final observation is that the concept of the City of Refuge is rooted and grounded in mercy and grace. However, mercy and grace have no meaning without the concept of sin and offense. Thus, those who fled to a City of Refuge themselves acknowledged there was a law against what they were accused of doing. Their flight was not to escape justice but a claim that their actions were not such that justice needed to be applied to them.

In this, at least, 21st century City of Refuge aficionados are somewhat in line with biblical reasoning. They want Cities of Refuge, not because they want to ensure that illegal aliens are treated in accordance with the law of the land, but because they don’t believe illegal aliens are guilty of anything. Robert Reyes, the author of the American Chronicle article on Oakland, after incorrectly establishing the biblical concept of a City of Refuge says this:

Evangelicals aren’t adverse (sic) to disobeying the laws of men, they often cite the Biblical injunction to “Obey God rather than men.” Christians should be at the forefront of the movement to make the major cities in America, Cities of Refuge.

If Jesus Christ came back, I’m persuaded that the Holy Man who befriended social outcasts, would welcome undocumented immigrants with open arms. Jesus Christ would condemn Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson and James Dobson as hypocrites and embrace De La Fuente and Ron Dellums as men of God.

There is no such thing as an illegal alien; what’s illegal and immoral is the cumbersome and lengthy process to become a legal citizen. We should streamline the process and do away with restrictive quotas. America should be a Country of Refuge, absorbing as many immigrants as possible.

Mr. Reyes, with the arrogant stroke of a pen, legalizes the criminal and criminalizes the law.

Still, perhaps Mr. Reyes is right. Perhaps we should institute the City of Refuge concept here in the US. With that in mind, I propose the following …

Any law enforcement agency apprehending an illegal alien, rather than spending a dime to incarcerate and prosecute him should spend a few dollars on bus fare to send him to Oakland, San Francisco or Berkeley. Any other self appointed Cities of Refuge can get in on the deal as well. Upon his arrival, the illegal need only claim sanctuary and the City of Refuge will be required to take him in until such time as his case can be tried. If found guilty, he is to be punished according to the law of the land. If innocent, he must stay in the City of Refuge until the death of the current Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. At that time he can return to his home city (need I point out this would be in his own home country) and be free from our obnoxious and burdensome laws.

Thinking that looking before one leaps can save an awful lot of embarrassment …

Blue Collar Muse

**This was a production of The Coalition Against Illegal Immigration (CAII). If you would like to participate, please go to the above link to learn more. Afterwards, email stiknstein-at-gmail-dot-com and let us know at what level you would like to participate.

Other CAII members posting on this topic and on Illegal Immigration:

Linda Chavez Uses Amnesty Advocate’s Dishonest Tactics at The People’s Patriot

Command and Conquer: Red Alert – Part 1 by James Cordray

One Way to Fight a Sanctuary City at The People’s Patriot

Illegal Aliens in Jail, Then What at Right Truth

GA Illegal Immigration fighter Succeeds in Secret Squirrel Mission at GA Crime Watch

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Man with rare tuberculosis tells his tale

This stuff is just going to get worse…

From the International Herald Tribune:

A man with a form of tuberculosis so dangerous that he is under the first U.S. government-ordered quarantine since 1963 has described how he took one trans-Atlantic flight for his wedding and honeymoon and another because he feared for his life.

Hundreds of health officials around the world are now scrambling to track down passengers who were seated near the man, said Julie Gerberding, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on Wednesday.

“There are two aspects to this,” Gerberding said. “One is, is the patient himself highly infectious? Fortunately, in this case, he’s probably not. But the other piece is this bacteria is a very deadly bacteria. We just have to err on the side of caution.”

Health officials said that the man had been advised not to fly and that he knew he could expose others when he boarded the jets from Atlanta to Paris, and later from Prague to Montreal.

The man, however, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that doctors had not ordered him not to fly and had only suggested that he put off his long-planned wedding in Greece.

He knew that he had a form of tuberculosis and that it was resistant to first-line drugs, but he did not realize it could be so dangerous, he said.

“We headed off to Greece thinking everything’s fine,” said the man, who declined to be identified because of the stigma attached to his diagnosis.

He flew to Paris on May 12 aboard Air France Flight 385. While he was in Europe, the health authorities reached him with the news that further tests had revealed his TB to be a rare, “extensively drug-resistant” form, far more dangerous than he knew. They ordered him into isolation, saying he should turn himself over to Italian officials.

Instead, the man flew from Prague to Montreal on May 24 aboard Czech Air Flight 0104, then drove into the United States. He told the newspaper he was afraid that if he did not get back to the United States he would not get the treatment he needed to survive.

He is now at Grady Memorial Hospital, in Atlanta, in respiratory isolation.

With the free travel, immigration, both legal and illegal, Diseases that have been wiped out in the USA are reappearing. This seems like a new form of resistant TB, but illegal aliens from south of the border have already brought TB and resistant TB back to the U.S. along with other diseases and bed bugs.

Now to get to another point his story points out. If our health care system is so bad and Europe.s socialized medicine is so good, why did he go to such great lengths to get back to the USA? Well, in his own words: ” he was afraid that if he did not get back to the United States he would not get the treatment he needed to survive.” Yup, and every Dem running for President wants to FIX our failing health system, careful folks…

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