Monday, October 6, 2014

Instapundit: CDC, You Had One Job And Michael Savage: Obama, A Zealot With No Conscience


"And, of course, the various busy-body looks at playgrounds, smoking in subsidized housing, and the like. As The Federalist's David Harsanyi writes: "The CDC, an agency whose primary mission was to prevent malaria and then other dangerous communicable diseases, is now spending a lot of time, energy and money worrying about how much salt you put on your steaks, how close you stand to second-hand smoke and how often you do calisthenics."

"These other tasks may or may not be important, but they're certainly a distraction from what's supposed to be the CDC's "one job" — protecting America from a deadly epidemic. And to the extent that the CDC's leadership has allowed itself to be distracted, it has paid less attention to the core mission."

"In an era where new disease threats look to be growing, the CDC needs to drop the side jobs and focus on its real reason for existence. But, alas, the problem isn't just the CDC. It's everywhere."

And from Savage Nation (and Michael Savage is an epidemiologist by training. This is an excellent show, thanks to Kathy Shaidle for posting it in her weekly update.  Listen to the whole thing.

Obama: "A zealot with no conscience."

Steve Wynn: "I'm more scared of the US than China."

"We elected a man that has had no experience with anything."

Savage exit question: "Is it too late to save it?" 

And "What can we do about it?"