The Mathematics of Ebola

Posted on October 15, 2014

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When the experts describe the Ebola disaster, they do so with numbers. The statistics include not just the obvious ones, such as caseloads, deaths and the rate of infection, but also the ones that describe the speed of the global response. Right now, the math still favors the virus. Global health officials are looking closely […]

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Kamikaze Politics: “Run, Mitt, Run!”

Written by Gary North on October 15, 2014

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We are told that mainstream Republicans want Mitt Romney to run against Hillary Clinton. No one thinks he will be running against Joe Biden. If there is someone who does, he needs to watch this. Think of this from Mr. Romney’s viewpoint. Running in 2016 will give him an opportunity to lose to the woman […]

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Ebola: It Will End in Either Boredom or Widespread Panic.

Written by Gary North on October 14, 2014

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Here are today’s headlines from Drudge.Here is the main headline on Google News. This is mid-October 2014. Does anyone think that the second Dallas hospital worker to get Ebola will be the last? Hardly. Already, this is big news. The public wants to read about it. The public is vaguely concerned. The public has adopted […]

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Senior Banker’s Cancer: It’s Time to Retire

Written by Gary North on October 14, 2014

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Jamie Dimon is the CEO of the largest U.S. bank, J. P. Morgan Chase.  He has cancer. After three months of absence, he has returned. If a bank can be run by a man getting cancer treatments, then it does not take much to run it. If a senior executive in a major outfit gets […]

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Sierra Leone: “Let Ebola Run Its Course. Good Luck!”

Written by Gary North on October 13, 2014

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International health officials have admitted defeat. There is nothing more they can do. From now on, the disease will run its course. The decision signifies a significant shift in the struggle against the rampaging disease. Officials said they would begin distributing painkillers, rehydrating solution and gloves to hundreds of Ebola-afflicted households in Sierra Leone, contending […]

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ISIS: Their Boots, Their Ground

Written by Gary North on October 13, 2014

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President Obama’s plan to bomb ISIS into submission is not working. That the man thought it would work is testimony to his lack of understanding of third generation warfare’s inability to deal with fourth generation warfare. ISIS is rolling to major victories, one after another. The US-led air attacks launched against Islamic State (also known […]

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