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Ebola: The SC Senate Is All Over It

 FEAR NOT,  PALMETTO STATE CITIZENS …  By FITSNEWS || Because the Ebola virus is all over the news (and according to some people, soon to be all over the country), South Carolina politicians are tripping over themselves to appear as though they are doing something about the problem. Take S.C….

 FEAR NOT,  PALMETTO STATE CITIZENS … 

By FITSNEWS || Because the Ebola virus is all over the news (and according to some people, soon to be all over the country), South Carolina politicians are tripping over themselves to appear as though they are doing something about the problem.

Take S.C. Senate “majority” leader Harvey Peeler – who has convened a special meeting of the Senate’s medical affairs committed to “address concerns about Ebola and relay any questions the public might have.”

“The purpose of this meeting is to determine if South Carolina is prepared to combat this disease and if our hospitals can manage it,” a release from Peeler’s committee states.

Um, actually the purpose of this meeting is to get Peeler’s name and face in the news, which … wait a minute … damn it.  We just ran his name and picture as part of this news story, didn’t we?

Well-played, Senator Peeler. Well-played …

Anyway, appearing at Peeler’s “Ebolapalooza” will be S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) director Catherine Templeton and also Thornton Kirby, president and CEO of the S.C. Hospitals Association.

The hearing will take place at 2:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, October 9.

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58 comments

Jackie Chiles October 7, 2014 at 5:09 pm

This is probably a good idea given the Obama admin and the CDC still hasn’t blocked people flying out of Liberia and Sierra Leone from entering the US like Nigeria did after it had its first case.

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Ha Ha October 7, 2014 at 5:21 pm

Yeh I’m sure the SC Legislature is going to do “something” about it!

Nothing more than a forum for a bunch of loudmouthed hayseeds to amaze us with their Stupidity.

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CNSYD October 7, 2014 at 5:39 pm

They will do at least twice as much about as Sic Willie. 2×0=0.

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Anti Ebola Lobbyist October 7, 2014 at 6:55 pm

Bingo! It’s almost as laughable sending in troops to fight it.

I’ve got an idea for them, make “Ebola” illegal!

Passing a law to make Ebola illegal will fix things.

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Thomas October 7, 2014 at 7:29 pm

The problem is those people catch connecting flights out of London, Paris, and Belgium. Direct flights from Liberia to here? Yea right. Does not happen.

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Jackie Chiles October 7, 2014 at 8:24 pm

If you say people can’t fly to the U.S. flying out of Liberia, other Western nations won’t allow their entry into their country. They don’t want a horde of Liberians sitting in their airports unable to connect to their end destination.

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Thomas October 7, 2014 at 8:46 pm

Only two flights a day leaves Liberia’s Roberts International Airport. They fly to other African nations connecting to flights to Europe then connecting to flights to the US. Europe will have to slam the door shut. Will they? Can we tell them what to do? No.

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Jackie Chiles October 7, 2014 at 8:53 pm

Nigeria and South Africa are denying entry to flights and people from Liberia and Sierra Leone, but you’re telling me that the US somehow can’t?

Thomas October 7, 2014 at 9:18 pm

From their arguments, it is economically impossible to ban flights from Brussels, Paris, or London. Stopping flights in Africa may be feasible without an economic impact. However, stopping people infected but not showing symptoms from seeking Western treatment or not knowing they are infected from traveling is impossible. And many of those people already connected with flights out of Africa, out of Europe, and the people they infected are here already in the US and elsewhere.

Jackie Chiles October 7, 2014 at 10:26 pm

The point is, if the US said “nobody is flying in who origination country was Liberia or Sierra Leone, then there would be nobody from Liberia flying to Brussels. First, their destination isn’t the Brussels airport, it’s the US. If they can’t go to the US, then they won’t waste money on a flight to somewhere they didn’t want to go. Secondly, Brussels and Paris (British Airways no longer flies from Liberia) will not accept people from Liberia without a destination country.

Just because we may already have some infected people here doesn’t mean we should wash our hands and not let more over. If we didn’t allow flights over here, like South Africa, 100% of current US ebola cases would be eliminated. South Africa=0 cases. US=1+ cases. It’s not that complicated.

Thomas October 7, 2014 at 11:32 pm

We are talking Liberia. They do not have above or underground storage capacity for 6 different jet fuels. The best they can do is fuel up for short hops to like Ghana, Sierra Leone, South Africa. Liberia does not have jumbo jets taking off every 10 minutes. Look at their airport departures. All two of them. Blocking two flights daily will not prevent people going to another airport or getting on a ship. Those who do fly out of Liberia must eventually connect with carriers who do have the capacity to fly over the ocean. South Africa, Paris, London, Brussels are the primary airports ALL people must fly out of non stop to the US. South Africa will fly you to South America to catch flights to the US. Non stop service over the Atlantic takes lots of fuel and big jets that Liberia is not suited for. Comprende? Shutting down air traffic from those airports will harm commerce. Stopping people from flying out of Liberia will not stop Liberians from flying out of Ghana or Nigeria. The most realistic approach is to deny Liberian passports from flying out of any airport. The best the US can do legally is not allow Liberian pass ports from getting on flights to the US. The same tactic applies to France, Belgium, South Africa, England when they make their own decisions.

Jackie Chiles October 8, 2014 at 8:49 am

The idea that we should throw our hands up because “eventually someone will come over with it” is ludicrous. The fact is, US denial of entry of people with Liberian passports or people flying out of Liberian airports would have absolutely prevented 100% of Ebola cases in the US.

Ebola can only spread in the US if we let it. Sure, maybe one or two people may sneak over, but their exposure to US citizens will be limited to maybe a hundred people. If hundreds of people fly over, potentially infecting hundreds or thousands of US citizens, then we will have a problem. This disease increases exponentially. A smaller starting point means it’s easier to contain. This is just basic common sense.

CorruptionInColumbia October 8, 2014 at 4:31 am

You are absolutely correct, Jackie! Unfortunately, I really believe the game plan is to get it here and let it spread. This goes hand-in-glove with the NWO doctrine and goal of population reduction.

CorruptionInColumbia October 8, 2014 at 4:27 am

A good friend has occasion to travel to the Atlanta airport on business, regularly. A couple of weeks ago, we were discussing this situation and they noted seeing the Liberian (whatever airline they use in Liberia) planes on the Tarmac there and also the signs showing arriving flights from Liberia. Whether they are arriving directly from Liberia or not, the planes ARE getting here and any infected persons or the plane itself have potential to bring it to us.

CorruptionInColumbia October 7, 2014 at 5:19 pm

“The purpose of this meeting is to determine if South Carolina is prepared to combat this disease and if our hospitals can manage it,”…

Uhhh…, no and no.

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No Hope. Bad Change October 8, 2014 at 12:35 am

It will take them dozens of months to figure out what we already know. *sighs*

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Beartrkkr October 8, 2014 at 8:20 am

Maybe they will just rewrite the health and science books to make sure there is no mention of the Ebola virus. Yes, that ought to do it.

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Cherokee October 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm

All of the Peelers are unprincipled and unscrupulous.

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johnq October 7, 2014 at 5:24 pm

South Carolina can’t take of the sick people it has now let alone any if an epidemic were to hit. We know that won’t happen to SC though because, Jesus.

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TontoBubbaGoldstein October 8, 2014 at 2:13 am

We know that won’t happen to SC though because, Jesus.

Corollary: If it does happen to SC; it’s because *we* have TURNED AWAY FROM GOD!!!

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southmauldin October 7, 2014 at 5:27 pm

Judging from his face, he’s had some non fatal form of skin Ebola for about 20 years. Same for his pissant brother.

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Andy October 8, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Which one? He has two. Bill is so so; Bob is the scum of the earth.

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bogart October 8, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Those Peeler boys mother should have thrown them away and kept the storks!
She would have ended up with better looking and smarter children!

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Same Shit Different Day October 7, 2014 at 5:36 pm

Their narcissistic hunger needs feeding. They will just talk – and talk – and talk – and talk some more. Yet nothing changes. It all remains the same. A cycle you could say. But more a need to feel important while having cameras pointed at them and small compact mp3 audio recorders shoved in their faces. Whats that old saying?? Oh yeah … “Action Speaks Louder Than Words.” But what are they going to do? Form another committee to talk – and talk – and talk some more.? Of course. Meanwhile, nothing changes. It all remains the same, and they go home feeling like they have done something to save the planet.

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ScrewedNSC October 7, 2014 at 6:09 pm

I am sure they will attempt to close all airports in SC to all planes originating from west Africia.

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Ha Ha October 7, 2014 at 6:11 pm

Yeh and let’s have thise brainiacs from SLED supervising the whole thing!

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Jackie Chiles October 7, 2014 at 8:58 pm

Something the CDC seems unable to do for some reason.

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Barack Ebola (HT to TBG) October 7, 2014 at 6:18 pm

My government will protect us from Ebola! I will first order a drone strike on Ebola to soften it up & then send 3000 crack forces to deliver the final blow.

Victory will be ours!

Now where’s my damn Peace Prize? Who took it? Can I put it on a gold chain and wear it around my neck?

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Barack Obala October 7, 2014 at 6:51 pm

*Obala (for shame)

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TontoBubbaGoldstein October 8, 2014 at 2:15 am

(HT to TBG)

Always reciprocal with the upvote, Suh!

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Clemson Upstate October 7, 2014 at 6:46 pm

More than likely, he called this meeting to hit on Templeton, now that Kitzman is gone!
What did fits say a while back, he and Harvey chased women together? And, the State budget could be balanced if the State had a dime for all of the women Harvey had hit on?
Southmauldin is also correct, his “pissant” adulteress brother Bob will probably also be present, trying to pick up another married woman and bring more human waste into SC. The peelers never failed to turn everything they touched into a cesspool.

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We have a weiner October 8, 2014 at 8:50 am

Dingdingding! We have a winner. Peeler just wants to feel her, now that’s she dropped a few tons and hit the tanning bed.

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Soft Sigh from Hell October 7, 2014 at 7:10 pm

Parasite pols pondering a plague.

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Ha! October 7, 2014 at 8:05 pm

Well done!

How about:

“Parasites consider banning viruses to eliminate competition for hosts.”

It doesn’t flow like yours grammatically, but it’s sardonic.

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Capitol Dome October 8, 2014 at 6:18 pm

“Parasite”! The Girls up at the Capitol use to refer to the Peelers as “Wormy Feelers”! LOL

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Buz Martin October 8, 2014 at 9:22 am

Parasite pols pondering a plague and pathetically pandering and pontificating to promote and/or provoke piles of punditry.

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Clemsons animal husbandry October 8, 2014 at 6:56 pm

If we were talking STDs, there we would have the right people knowledgeable and in charge!

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john dozier October 7, 2014 at 7:26 pm

DHEC could not handle a TB outbreak and you expect these yokels to handle ebola? I see flying pigs in our future.

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TB outbreak was negligence October 7, 2014 at 8:10 pm

Good point! We now know how they’ll handle it.

If an outbreak hits, they’ll keep it to themselves and run tests to make sure it’s Ebola. A couple weeks later, after the preliminary tests come back positive, they run some more thorough tests that take a month more to confirm…and THEN tell everyone what’s going on, after it’s spread around a bit more.

:)

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Smirks October 8, 2014 at 8:26 am

Don’t forget to break the news on a Friday evening so the cockroaches can hide from the outrage under the fridge.

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Grover October 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm

This moron cant spell Ebola.

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Cherokee October 7, 2014 at 7:39 pm

It is amazing how he continues to get reelected!
The Peelers are not known for their brain trust!

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Oh My October 7, 2014 at 9:10 pm

Defination:…Peeler, a womanizing cretin, a coxcomb.

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Edgar October 7, 2014 at 9:28 pm

Peeler also got the Toal-Harrell investigation out of the MSM for a couple of hours except for the Post and Courier which never published a story on the investigation anyway.

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M326 October 7, 2014 at 9:48 pm

The only solution is to keep out anybody who wants to enter SC. I don’t care where they say they came from. Close down the borders until Ebola goes away. Where is Ebola anyway? Small country in Africa? Thanks Harvey for protecting us! Sure glad we got such enlightened leadership.

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CorruptionInColumbia October 7, 2014 at 10:03 pm

Didn’t some homosexuals catch Ebola and kill a whole bunch of people in one day back in the 1940’s? I swear I seem to remember something in history class about “Ebola Gay”. Then again, I was known to doze during history class from time to time.

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shifty henry October 8, 2014 at 8:02 am

In the year 2032 the Top 25 college football coaches will be announcing they have successfully recruited a total of 300 players named “EBOLA”…

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CorruptionInColumbia October 8, 2014 at 8:32 am

Oh shit, Henry! I can SO see that coming to pass! Don’t forget the basketball teams, too!

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The Colonel October 8, 2014 at 9:17 am

I can’t decide whether to laugh, cry or agree with you and Shifty.

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M326 October 7, 2014 at 10:31 pm

These Ebolans are using germ warfare. I say we bomb that country into oblivion! I am sure the SC Senate would agree. We can’t tolerate this.

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Senate Heros October 8, 2014 at 12:49 am

There you have it. A senate bill will protect us. A senate bill with insure our fire fighters have the best Ebola training and the best Ebola fighting equipment ever. Meanwhile, over at the Richland Country Fire Department … ” i ain’t going within a 1000 yards of any mudda fucker with that shit” … “That mofo in the oval office, he can send in the Navy Seals to take Ebola out.”

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Stop October 8, 2014 at 8:32 am

Isn’t this something the Governor of SC should be doing, and not the state Senate?

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Buz Martin October 8, 2014 at 9:18 am

Thank the dear Lord Jesus there was no mention of Ms. Templeton’s “guns” in this one.

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Buz Martin October 8, 2014 at 9:19 am

Damn, some of these characters just LOOK like crooks, don’t they?

Peeler, Central Casting needs you for several upcoming flicks about the The Mob.

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Jacks inflamed lower intestine October 8, 2014 at 10:15 am

Then you just wrote a glowing report on Templeton and….EBOLA.

So, it’s awesome when the future candidate you are pushing gets out there for some manufactured face time, but not so awesome when someone who isn’t paying you does it?

You could have spread the posts out and the less cranially-inclined would have missed the hypocrisy.

” At the very moment her political star has begun what we suspect will be a sustained rise, Catherine Templeton is facing what could be her biggest public policy challenge.

Perhaps the biggest public policy challenge in a generation …”

UMM…the bullshit is getting high around here.

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Philip Branton October 8, 2014 at 10:30 am

****….meanwhile, over in the Peeler Dairy Barn….***

Cow 1: “Moooo….”

Cow 2: ” Ah…..come on “Bull”………do you have to place your cow patty there? Thats why we have a pasture…..! ”

Harvey Peeler: ” WOW, that smells worse than EBOLA…?! Oh, well……..at least its methane skim funds going into my campaign war chest…!!”

Waste Management Intern: ” Harvey we really need you to be better equipped to handle the boys in Cherokee. They have turned down one huge landfill. You need to do a better job for the funds and awards we have been passing out…!! ”

Cow 2: “Too bad you do not use that methane to power this farm and barn…..do you know how cold it gets at night in here..? ”

Cow 1: “Now how would that look….Harvey using his own energy to power his home and BARN but actually put in laws and policies that hinder Wil Folks and his wife from harnessing their own energy in the toilet..? ”

Cow 2: “Hmm…..wonder what would look worse Ebola……or the looks on voters faces when the realize Harvey is enslaving them….? ”

Cow 1: ” Hmm wonder how the cows in Egypt looked when they saw a bunch of SLAVES walk off towards the RED SEA…? “

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Rocky October 8, 2014 at 10:58 am

I have a question. Can the Assembly us the scare of Ebola to force all African Americans to be quarentined because you can’t tell which ones just returned from Liberia?

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SC Political Digest October 8, 2014 at 4:14 pm

Anyone else think this has the potential to blow feces all over FITS, like ISIS-Isolation did?

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