Is Ebola a Sign of the End Times?
“People were surrounded by traumatic death. And they didn’t have any idea how far it would go. Was it going to kill everybody? . . . Could this be the end of the world—is this Armageddon that the street corner ministers are preaching about?” (Influenza, 1918) As expected, with attention
Democrats Claim Ebola Outbreak the Fault of Republican Budget Cuts
Multimillionaire Barbra Streisand has written, “By the way, if not for Republicans austere budget cuts, the NIH [Nation Institute for Health] could have possibly had an Ebola vaccine by now.” I wonder how much she’s donated to an Ebola vaccine? Mark Zuckerberg and his wife donated $25 million in the
How a Private Company Stopped Ebola
Why would a company like Firestone have more incentive to fight Ebola better than a government? Self-interest. Firestone owns a rubber plantation in Harbel, Liberia. The following NPR report is fascinating and encouraging: “Harbel is a company town not far from the capital city of Monrovia. It was named in
The Spread of Ebola and Dirty Worldviews
Bill Clinton was swept into office with the help of the tag line “It’s the economy, stupid.” It was the brainchild of James Carville, campaign strategist of Bill Clinton’s successful 1992 presidential campaign waged against incumbent president George H. W. Bush. When it comes to the spread of Ebola, it’s