I love talk radio and I think everyone in the industry has been doing a wonderful job telling the truth about the ebola controversy. Talk radio has come under criticism from the mainstream TV media. On Fox news Shepard Smith was harsh towards talk radio and during the same week Michael Savage came under fire from Jake Tapper at CNN. When people attack talk radio, it is really an attack on the listeners who are the American people. Thank God Breitbart and many of the other conservative news outlets came to the defense of Savage and talk radio.
The following audio is from the Michael Savage show. It’s a good segment on why the government should ban travel from ebola stricken countries. He compares Obama to King Lear. (I love Shakespeare) He even throws in some humor with lines like “they don’t know Ebola from Shinola” and “if you like your ebola, you can keep your ebola.”
I don’t always agree with Savage on political matters but he is spot on with this. I have spoken to Michael Savage on the Internet before and he is a good guy. Most TV pundits and people in the media become conceited and start to see themselves as celebrities. One of the things I like about Savage is he is very approachable, friendly and down to Earth with his listeners. He is really on the side of the American people. He never looks down on people or ignores anybody. He views his listeners on the same level with himself and he takes time out to communicate with them. He would never neglect the common man because the average Joe is what drives him. He would put you and I first over a politician or a TV or movie star. He would even put us first over other people in the radio industry. He isn’t in this business to be in a clique, to have famous friends or to get famous himself. At the end of day, what really matters in life is how you treat other people. It’s not how much money you make or how successful you are but what matters in life is how much of your heart you give to your fellow man. I appreciate the one on one kindness Michael Savage has shown to me and I have heard this from countless other people. He really does his radio show for us and it shows.- Alexis
Hat Tip To Miss Conservative, twitter handle @conserv_miss for the great photo.
Audio from Michael Savage & the Savage Nation. Press the arrow to play.
By ROBERT WILDE – Via BREITBART
Dr. Michael Savage explained in an interview on Saturday that the U.S has sunk to the level of the Soviet Union in the 1950s, where government-controlled science and a government-controlled press were a way of life.
“There are no more independent voices that we know are in medicine or science anymore,” the conservative radio icon told Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alexander Marlow onBreitbart News Saturday on Sirius XM Patriot, channel 125.
Marlow introduced Savage as being on the front lines, along with the Drudge Report and Breitbart News, in alerting the nation about the threat of Ebola at home. The radio broadcasting giant just finished his thirtieth book, which he promises will be his last non-fiction work, called Stop the Coming Civil War: My Savage Truth.
Savage, not known for pulling his punches, came out swinging in the interview, stating that he holds Obama responsible for intensifying the Enterovirus D-68 epidemic in the U.S. with “his unaccompanied minors from Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador, where the virus is endemic.” Now that American children are getting D-68, which Savage referred to as a mystery virus, “Not a public health official in the entire nation will even ask the question: could it be related to them,” he says.
Savage, a PhD from the University of California who studied epidemiology as well as botany and nutrition, has been studying epidemics for a long time and insists that the Obama administration has violated “every rule of science, medicine, public health, and epidemiology.” He said passionately, “What Obama is doing is a crime against humanity. There is no other way around this, it is all lies.”
As far as Ebola is concerned, Savage says, “If you like your Ebola, you can keep your Ebola; it is part of the new Obamacare plan.”
According to Savage, Obama is not the only culprit in the mishandling of Ebola. Savage is not too impressed with Dr. Tom Frieden either: “You listen to that fraud at the CDC – the man should be arrested for lying to the public. Every day he changes his story: ‘You can’t get it on a bus, you can get it on a bus. It’s not airborne, it might be airborne.’ I mean are they kidding? This is a nation whose health is being destroyed by this administration.”
This is only the tip of the iceberg, claims Savage. He hopes that the Ebola epidemic will wake people up to how incompetent they are or to how “demonic” they are. He admits it doesn’t really matter which it is, because the end result is the same.
Savage stressed that liberals have to be voted out of office and recited a line from his 2005 book: Liberalism is a mental disorder. He once heard that hell is a place where there is no reason, so that is where the left is taking us.
“Their religion is liberalism; their orthodoxy is that of open borders, if you say to them, wait a minute this is dangerous; if you show them the proof that things are going bad, they are not going to listen to you. It’s their religion,” he said.
Fortunately, it’s not too late to control the Ebola situation, says Savage, and he believes that epidemics can be contained and controlled. The big word is “quarantine,” he emphasized.
“If you look at Africa, at the Ebola-stricken nations, the surrounding African nations have forbidden all travel between the nations that are stricken and their own. What does that tell us? That third world dictatorships in Africa are run by more intelligent men than Barack Obama,” he said.
Savage argued that it’s not that difficult to contain Ebola. “You have to close down all travel to West Africa and quarantine any individual who is coming in from those nations. Frankly ,they shouldn’t be let into the country. Why do you think we are seeing airport scares, airport shut downs, maintenance workers refusing to clean planes? They are not stupid. It’s their survival instincts kicking in. They are going to listen to this moron at the CDC saying go clean up the vomit on an airplane, you’ll be safe? Let him go clean it up and get it on his Windsor knot.”
What the Obama administration and the CDC are doing, according to Savage, “violates the first rule of the science of epidemiology: you don’t bring people in from an area where there is an infectious killing disease into a nation where it didn’t exist.”
Savage said the civil war he writes about in his new book was started the first day that Obama seized power, the day he said he was going to be a transformational president. He ridiculed Obama’s notion that the country needed to be transformed: “You mean the country wasn’t good enough until the man who was discovered in the reeds of Lake Michigan floating in a papyrus basket arrived on the scene?
“Transform what, wreck the greatest medical system in the world, weaken the greatest military in the world, debase the school system,” he asks.
Savage affirms that his book is an indictment against this administration and the crimes they have committed against this country. “It should be the basis for impeachment by the Republican party, when they finally are granted the power they are demanding,” Savage states, regarding the upcoming power grab the GOP is hoping to achieve in November.
“He’s declared a civil war on every institution in the country, and we have to fight back. Not with guns, not with bombs. I’m talking about a revolution at the ballot box to begin with. That’s my hope. We have 25 days left to cause this revolution at the ballot box, and then the fun begins. That’s when the job begins,” he said.
“What I’m saying in this book is treason has been committed here, it’s been committed openly. As far as I know, not one Republican operative or group has said, ‘Savage, we love the book.’ We know we have an upward battle, but what are we going to do? Stop fighting? Breitbart and Drudge fight the fight every day. We on radio try to fight the fight ever day. We don’t know where this ends, but what we do know is that the narcissist in the White house is completely out of control.”
Savage brought up Obama’s speech in SF on Friday,in which Obama said, “If our people vote, if young people vote, if women vote, if people of color vote, if people who care about the environment vote, if people who care about LGBT rights vote,” Obama said, “that’s a majority. That’s a majority. That’s a majority!”
Savage observed that Obama is declaring war on “white heterosexuals who are somewhat traditional, not necessarily faith oriented, that he is targeting that class of people… everything the man does is sort of a racial war… it’s a war of race and gender orientation. And he’s saying they have the majority. I mean, it’s pretty astonishing. The man who is suppose to be the President of the American people, dividing people like this. It’s shocking.”
Given Savage’s expertise on nutrition, on a final note Marlow asked Savage what he thought of Michelle Obama’s dietary dictates for school children. Savage replied that they want to be “monitoring our every word, controlling what we eat and drink, think and speak.
“In 1991, I wrote a book called The Skeptical Nutritionist. The first line was about ‘food fascism.’ It reads: ‘If you can control a person’s diet, you can control everything they do.’ This is not about health per say, even though some of her suggestions make sense; this is about social control through food control.”
CNN goes to war with broadcast giant on Ebola
By Chelsea Schilling Via WND–
CNN is accusing talk-radio host Michael Savage of spreading “wild conspiracy theories” about Ebola and claiming Obama is purposely trying to infect U.S. troops and the nation with the deadly virus.
“Speaking of wild conspiracy theories, conservative talk-radio host Michael Savage, who has one of the biggest radio audiences in the country, has even been suggesting that this is all some Obama plot to purposely infect the nation,” CNN’s Jake Tapper said in a segment on his show headlined, “Dangers of Ebola: Myths and misconceptions.”
CNN then played a clip of Savage telling listeners of his nationally syndicated show, “There’s not a sane reason to take 4,000 troops and send them into a hot Ebola zone without expecting at least one of them to come back with Ebola, unless you want to infect the nation with Ebola.”
Tapper then said, “It’s hard to even know where to start with that one – the idea that the president wants to infect soldiers and then Americans. It’s so unhinged, we should probably not bother dignifying it with fact-checking.”
Savage – who has a doctorate in epidemiology and coined the president’s nickname, President Obola – didn’t indicate that Obama actively sought to infect soldiers. He expressed his alarm at the prospect of sending thousands of U.S. troops into a hot zone and potentially exposing them to the deadly virus.
Reacting to Tapper’s segment, Savage told WND, “Since health workers in full biohazard gear have contracted Ebola, why wouldn’t we expect one of the 5,000 U.S. soldiers sent into the epicenter of one of the world’s most virulent epidemics to contract the virus?
“Common sense would dictate not to send soldiers into this region without expecting some of them to contract the disease – common sense, which is lacking in Tapper’s illogical mind,” he said. “Moreover, the U.S. government is violating the primary rule of epidemiology by exposing our young men and women to this deadly virus.”
Savage has also charged that Ebola has entered the U.S. because of Obama’s open-borders policy.
He said Obama refused to employ the basic epidemiological rule of quarantining a deadly virus, “because the far-left agenda is to have an open-borders policy.”
During his Oct. 1 show, Savage said the “only solution is zero travel in and out of West Africa for any American.”
“You let nobody in from a country where you have a raging epidemic,” he said, emphasizing “microbes do not discriminate.”
“You isolate and you quarantine an entire nation, if necessary.”
Savage addressed the argument that it’s not practical to isolate an entire country or region.
“Is it practical to risk the spread of a killer illness?” he countered.
Savage holds master’s degrees from the University of Hawaii in medical botany and medical anthropology and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in epidemiology and nutrition sciences. He is just one of many high-profile experts to be concerned about the prospect of U.S. troops becoming infected.
Gen. David Rodriguez, the top U.S. general overseeing operations in Africa, has publicly said if U.S. troops contract Ebola, they will receive the same treatment given to U.S. aid workers who fell ill with the virus.
On Oct. 12, ABC News medical expert Richard Blesser said there’s a “very real” possibility troops may come into contact with Ebola victims and contract the virus.
“Right now we have a situation where only 20 percent of patients with Ebola are being treated in treatment units,” Besser told ABC News host Martha Raddatz. “So there are a lot of patients who have Ebola who are not in a protected environment. So the possibility of a soldier getting Ebola is very real and something we have to be ready for.”
As WND reported, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a licensed physician and a possible presidential candidate in 2016, warned, “You also have to be concerned about 3,000 soldiers getting back on a ship. Where is disease most transmittable? When you’re in very close confines on a ship. We all know about cruises and how they get these diarrhea viruses that are transmitted very easily.”
Paul asked, “Can you imagine if a whole ship full of our soldiers catches Ebola?”
WND also reported, two retired U.S. Army generals blasted Obama’s decision to send U.S. troops to West Africa to battle the Ebola virus epidemic, saying the military is to fight wars, not disease.
In exclusive interviews with WND, retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. William “Jerry” Boykin and retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely condemned Obama’s decision, as U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel approved up to 4,000 boots on the ground from a previous ceiling of 3,000. The concern is that the soldiers could bring Ebola to the United States and potentially spread the disease as they rotate back to the United States and are assigned to other units.
WND reported when Dr. Lee Hieb, former president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, warned, “You can see that these doctors, who are highly trained people, got themselves infected. So sending troops into an area, if they’re dealing one-on-one with a patient, they’re not going to be able to protect themselves very well. It’s not easy to [prevent transmission], because you get tired and you get careless and you make some simple mistakes. All it takes is one virus particle.”
Elaine Donelly, president of the Center for Military Readiness, told WND, “I’m just appalled. Judging from this, the United States seems to have a very confused vision of what ‘national security’ means.”
“But whether 3,000 American troops should be sent into that area of the world to deal with that problem, I do not see the justification,” Donelly said. “Surely there are alternatives in the international health-care networks.”
American military families will be put at greater risk, Donnelly warned.
“Here we have a ‘health war’ that could cost our troops’ health,” she said.