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RUSH: To Brooksville, Kentucky. This is Vickie. Vickie, welcome. Great to have you on the EIB Network. Hello.

CALLER: Thank you very much, sir. And I absolutely do not agree with the previous caller. I think he’s full of beans.

RUSH: Well, now, wait. Don’t be too hard on the guy.

CALLER: (chuckles) Well, I’m not.

RUSH: The guy —

CALLER: But, I mean, you’ve never put yourself out there as being the leader of the Republican Party, and if he’d listened to this program long enough, he would know that. That’s what I’m saying.

RUSH: Okay. I understand that. I understand that.

CALLER: Okay.

RUSH: And he was being a little snarky in the way he said it.

CALLER: Yes, he was. (laughing)

RUSH: I totally… I appreciate your being offended by it. I do.

CALLER: For your sake.

RUSH: But, on the other hand, he’s frustrated and he wishes somebody would do something, and he thinks I’ve got the power to do it.


CALLER: I understand that. So do I. But, you know, I mean, you can’t beat a dead horse and apparently that’s what we’re trying to do. Nonetheless, my question is this. I’m a nurse. I’m retired, but I was a nurse, an RN for many years. I worked in the ICU and the ER. My question is that the Ebola thing is supposed to be extraordinarily hard to get, and yet we have two nurses who worked with the patient who have since gotten Ebola.

And how they’ve gotten it, we don’t have any idea really, yet, and no one’s given us a good idea how they got it. But the people that lived in the home with Mr. Duncan and breathed the same air and were exposed to his sweat and his vomit and his profuse diarrhea haven’t gotten it. So can somebody please give me an idea as to how that occurred?

RUSH: Well, let me turn that around on you for just a second.

CALLER: Okay.

RUSH: Let me rephrase what you’ve just said.

CALLER: Okay.

RUSH: Only two people in the country have Ebola, and they were both people that treated him in the hospital.

CALLER: Correct.

RUSH: Good question. A lot of people came in contact with him and his precious bodily fluids and didn’t contract the disease.

CALLER: Correct.

RUSH: So why not? Could you not…? If you wanted to be optimistic, couldn’t you say that’s a good sign? That the only two people that have it, that we know of so far, are medical people, nurses who treated him? In other words, maybe the casual-contact thing is right. Maybe they’re right; maybe it is hard to get.

CALLER: Maybe, but I’m just not buying it because they lived where he was having these profuse bodily fluids that were highly contagious. When he went back to the hospital, he was almost at death’s door.

RUSH: So why —

CALLER: He had a huge temperature and all this stuff that they lived in the same house with for four more days prior to the CDC even removing them from the apartment.

RUSH: Okay, so what is the nature of your suspicions. Are you mad they didn’t get it? No, of course not. So what’s the nature of your suspicion?

CALLER: I’m not mad; I’m curious. It makes no medical sense. It makes no medical sense.

RUSH: It makes no medical sense in the context of you believing what you’ve been told, but don’t you kind of think that people running this show don’t know what they’re talking about on a lot of it?

CALLER: Well, that could very well be, too. I hadn’t taken that into consideration. But I’m just finding it extraordinarily hard to believe that a nurse may have had her neck exposed and had some little dot of fluid get on her neck, and she obtained it, whereas these people lived in the house with the sheets and everything else is —

RUSH: Right, the piling.

CALLER: — and the people were still in the house!

RUSH: Right. The pilings of the waste and all that.

CALLER: Yes.

RUSH: I know.

CALLER: I find that extraordinary. There’s something going on that we’re just not being told about, and that’s my fear.

RUSH: Well, we had two missionaries contract the disease in Africa.

CALLER: Yes.

RUSH: And they were flown home, and they were both cured with the assistance of the MZapp, ZZapp, whatever it was.

CALLER: ZMapp. (laughing)

RUSH: Yeah, the serum that they find from the Kentucky tobacco plant.

CALLER: Right.

RUSH: No. I made this point last week. So far the only two people come down with the disease are those who came in contact with him in the hospital. But last week —

CALLER: And I find that to be awfully curious.

RUSH: Well, again, then I must say: We don’t know that they got this because of splotches of precious bodily fluids on their necks. Where did you hear that?

CALLER: Well, I’m assuming that because that was the only part that was not covered.

RUSH: Oh, no, no! They did. They put tape and stuff around their necks.

CALLER: Right. But they didn’t have the big hazmat suits —

RUSH: No, they didn’t. They were wearing shields, and they had gowns.

CALLER: Right.

RUSH: And latex gloves.

CALLER: Right.

RUSH: And then you look at… Now, but here: I know why you’re confused. You go to Africa, and doctors in full hazmat gear did get it.

CALLER: Yes.

RUSH: Family members got it that were in close contact. So it’s curious. I just don’t think we know. I don’t think there’s anything more than that to explain this. We just don’t know.

CALLER: I just find it horribly… As a medical professional, I’m finding this whole story a bit unbelievable in that there’s —

RUSH: Okay, what do you really think, Vickie? You have 10 seconds. What do you really think? What do you not believe about this?

CALLER: I’m not believing that it is contracted the way that they’re saying it’s contracted. Basically that’s my point.

RUSH: Okay. All right. I have to take a break. I’ve gotta go. She doesn’t believe it’s spread the way they’re telling us. Pure and simple. That’s what we were aiming for, and we got it. With a little patience, we got it.

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RUSH: Kay, somewhere Michigan, you’re next on the EIB Network. Hello.

CALLER: Hello.

RUSH: Yeah. Hi.

CALLER: Hi. I just called, we were talking about the Ebola thing, and I have a daughter that works in an emergency room. She’s a nurse, and they had a patient that came in from Africa a short while back claiming to be sick. So they brought her in, they put the patient in isolation and everything. The doctors wouldn’t even go in the room to look at the patient because they said they had no experience and knew nothing about this disease. So the nurses had to suit up and go in.

RUSH: You are kidding us.

CALLER: No. That’s what she said. She said so it was up to us, so —

RUSH: Come on.

CALLER: — they had to go in and do whatever it had to be done to test, to make sure the patient didn’t have Ebola. But the doctors wouldn’t even go in there because they said they knew nothing about this disease, had no idea how to treat it.

RUSH: When was this?

CALLER: I’m not sure the exact day it was. Just a short while ago.

RUSH: During this recent outbreak?

CALLER: Yeah.

RUSH: That’s unbelievable. The doctors wouldn’t go in there, they ordered the nurses to?

CALLER: I can’t you. They had to go in. They —

RUSH: Well, did they?

CALLER: — had go in and the doctors wouldn’t, so —

RUSH: Well, did they? Did the nurses go in?

CALLER: Yeah. At least my daughter did. She suited up and she said they had a very limited supply of those respirator type masks that’s used and I guess those are only good for a certain amount of hours or something —

RUSH: Yeah.

CALLER: — but, anyway, she so she suited up and went in. I don’t know how many other nurses had to go in. But she said here they wouldn’t even go in, but we had to.

RUSH: You know, this is just one of those things that just doesn’t sound right. I mean, I’m not disputing you. Don’t misunderstand. But I’ve just never heard of this. I mean, I could understand the doctor not wanting to go in there, but, “You go in there, Mabel, I ain’t going! I don’t know what this thing’s about. You go in there!”

CALLER: Yeah —

RUSH: Whatever happened to women and children first? Women and children first now is, “You take the plunge, babe. I’m going in last.”

CALLER: I was really concerned about all the stuff going around with her being in emergency, you know, everything comes in there. So I had told her to be careful, and then she told me this the other day, and I didn’t really have a chance to question her too much about it or anything, but that’s what she told me. She said she thought it was kind of odd that they wouldn’t even go in there but the nurses had to.

RUSH: Well, I appreciate that information and the phone call. There’s stuff happening with this, and I do not blame people for being alarmed, scared, frightened. It’s a disease with the mortality rate anywhere from 70 to 90%, and there hasn’t been any confidence inspired, the way the Regime has dealt with this. But that’s still a first for me. You know, the Titanic, it was women and children first into the lifeboats. But now, the doctors are saying, “Get outta my way, I’m leaving the hospital. If you want to go in there and find out what’s going on, go right ahead and put it on the chart and I’ll see it tomorrow.”

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