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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-03-06 01:22 PM
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43. Don't count on Federal help for bird flu
Edited on Wed May-03-06 01:29 PM by alyce douglas
that is what bush said, bush can go to hell, after Katrina we know better not to count on this government. They should all leave, scumbuckets. /

Report: Don't count on federal bird flu rescue
White House says local communities must prepare for pandemic disruptions

May 3: The Bush administration says cities, states and businesses must make plans now to keep functioning if a flu pandemic happens and not count on a federal rescue. NBCs Jeannie Ohm reports.

Updated: 2:06 p.m. ET May 3, 2006
WASHINGTON - A flu pandemic would cause massive disruptions lasting for months, and cities, states and businesses must make plans now to keep functioning and not count on a federal rescue, the Bush administration said Wednesday.

Our nation will face this global threat united in purpose and united in action in order to best protect our families, our communities, our nation and our world from the threat of pandemic influenza, President Bush said in a letter to Americans noting the release of an updated national pandemic response strategy.

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  -WTF??!! ABC Is AIring Scary Bird Flu Drama cali  May-03-06 08:19 AM   #0 
  - Hmm. And Junior is having a press conference on bird flu today  katinmn   May-03-06 08:21 AM   #1 
  - Almost as if on cue, eh?  AndyA   May-03-06 08:23 AM   # 
  - bird flu speech  12string   May-03-06 02:01 PM   #45 
     - ROTFLMAO!  katinmn   May-03-06 03:09 PM   #50 
  - CBS did big scary bird flu story on the Early Show today...  annabanana   May-03-06 08:22 AM   #2 
  - It's their plan for the election  spinbaby   May-03-06 08:23 AM   #5 
     - Maybe they figure that they need a  cali   May-03-06 08:31 AM   #6 
  - Propaganda Wrapped as Entertainment  stepnw1f   May-03-06 08:23 AM   #3 
  - p.s.. . . shame on Stacy Keach.. . . . . n/t  annabanana   May-03-06 08:23 AM   #4 
  - The sky is falling  dogday   May-03-06 08:31 AM   #7 
  - they will do anything  alyce douglas   May-03-06 08:36 AM   #8 
  - CNN doing the same thing  leftchick   May-03-06 08:38 AM   #9 
  - Quick!!!  H2O Man   May-03-06 08:40 AM   #10 
  - Don't forget a couple cans of tuna!!  HereSince1628   May-03-06 08:45 AM   #16 
     - True ....  H2O Man   May-03-06 08:46 AM   #20 
  - pre-empting Boston Legal?  peekaloo   May-03-06 08:40 AM   #11 
  - heh.  cali   May-03-06 08:43 AM   #14 
  - "12 people with varied backgrounds thrown into a fight for their lives..."  htuttle   May-03-06 08:42 AM   #12 
  - Allen didn't come up with it - just refined it. Hitchcock's Lifeboat.  NCevilDUer   May-03-06 09:22 AM   #28 
  - It's all for Rumsfeld to make more money...  NotGivingUp   May-03-06 08:43 AM   #13 
  - What startled me is that even in the sound byte for 'upcoming  AzDar   May-03-06 08:44 AM   #15 
  - Bird Flu and Immigration  paparush   May-03-06 08:46 AM   #17 
  - Oh and Remission Reaccomplished!  endarkenment   May-03-06 08:48 AM   #21 
  - he actually used the phrase "Avian bird flu "  endarkenment   May-03-06 08:46 AM   #18 
  - Well isn't it a bird flu from Avia???  bleedingheart   May-03-06 10:20 AM   #35 
  - Disaster Movies are the best things going for public awareness  Pigwidgeon   May-03-06 08:46 AM   #19 
  - I totally disagree that this has  cali   May-03-06 09:02 AM   #22 
     - As in just the opposite.  endarkenment   May-03-06 09:18 AM   #25 
     - By itself, a disaster movie does nothing  Pigwidgeon   May-03-06 09:50 AM   #30 
  - Brought to you by Roche, makers of Tamiflu  Canuckistanian   May-03-06 09:16 AM   #23 
  - Don't forget Rummy Rumsfeld  Julius Civitatus   May-03-06 10:08 AM   #32 
  - All part of GOP strategy  AnotherMother4Peace   May-03-06 09:17 AM   #24 
  - I agree.  endarkenment   May-03-06 09:19 AM   #26 
  - Booga. Booga. Don't watch it.  leesa   May-03-06 09:20 AM   #27 
  - Way to miss the point of my OP  cali   May-03-06 09:29 AM   #29 
  - Remember, Rumsfeld makes money from sales of Tamiflu  Julius Civitatus   May-03-06 10:08 AM   #31 
  - ABC has evolved into the Pharma news network. Just watch  Chimichurri   May-03-06 10:14 AM   #33 
  - remember all those scary made for tv movies  sable302   May-03-06 10:18 AM   #34 
  - Woke up this am to NPR (accidentally) talking about THE  coffeenap   May-03-06 10:21 AM   #36 
  - The "Avian bird" flu crisis won't even have to be real.  WinkyDink   May-03-06 10:42 AM   #37 
  - Now that is an actual scary thought.  endarkenment   May-03-06 11:19 AM   #38 
  - That's it... I'm OFF KFC!  npincus   May-03-06 11:21 AM   #39 
  - Well..  sendero   May-03-06 11:24 AM   #41 
  - that was the headline in the sac bee today too  shanti   May-03-06 11:22 AM   #40 
  - The really scary thing is..  sendero   May-03-06 11:25 AM   #42 
  - Don't count on Federal help for bird flu  alyce douglas   May-03-06 01:22 PM   #43 
  - Oh for Gods sake  Mojorabbit   May-03-06 02:00 PM   #44 
  - I've followed the bird flu  cali   May-03-06 02:13 PM   #48 
  - I don't know how many  Mojorabbit   May-03-06 02:40 PM   #49 
  - Fear-mongering is not necessarily enlightening the masses.  WinkyDink   May-03-06 03:13 PM   #51 
  - Silent Chicken: The Wrath of Jesus  Akoto   May-03-06 02:01 PM   #46 
  - I'm sorry, but I'm not getting all of this apprehension about the....  Media_Lies_Daily   May-03-06 02:12 PM   #47 
  - None of these has been connected, BY BUSH, to the word  WinkyDink   May-03-06 03:15 PM   #52 
  - Want to see how the federal government would handle something like this?  Beelzebud   May-03-06 03:22 PM   #53 

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