MSNBC Panel: Even Proposing Ebola Travel Ban Is ‘Racist’!

Truth Revolt, October 6, 2014

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show this weekend, the absent host’s panel once again caused trouble, as they agreed that even proposing a ban on travel from Ebola outbreak nations is racist. Guests Laurie Garrett of the Council on Foreign Relations and Frankie Edozien, New York Times columnist and editor of The AFRican Magazine, first raised the specter of slavery before going straight for the racist label:

GARRETT: “I was on Capitol Hill yesterday. I spoke to lot of the political leadership of the United States and I have to say I was stunned by how many felt the solution was to completely cut off Africa. no visas. no travel. Keep them out. And this is completely missing the point. The hysteria should not be about one person in Dallas. What the world should be hysterical about is that Africa is facing its greatest catastrophic crisis arguably since the days of slavery. This could turn into carnage across a whole region if the world does not assist immediately.”

EDOZIEN: “That would never work. Keeping them out would not work. And the idea that you can keep out a whole group of people who are America’s partners, whether we like it our not, West African nations are partners with this country . . .”

GARRETT: And trying to do that is racist. Let’s us be frank about it.

EDOZIEN: Exactly. It’s borderline racism and fear.

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  • KyraNelson

    Who gives a shyte if it’s racist? And we’re partners with them in what? Let’s send the next infected Africans directly to them.

    • OS-Q

      Partners with them in taking our aid.

      • Kenner

        Partners like a dog and it’s ticks.

        • cherrie greenbaum123

          I was thinking fleas, but yeah.

    • Paws

      dat bees raaaaaacis, homer! wat up wid it barak ebola?

      • Dwight

        I think you have captured the essence of the man.

        • adplatt126

          Am I the only one who likes Obama more than Bush? I mean, you really could argue he’s actually less anti-white.

          • throttler

            How do you figure that?

          • adplatt126

            His immigration policy is essentially indistinguishable from Bush’s. His domestic policy is arguably more compassionate to the many downtrodden whites in America. Obamacare is probably good for many low-income whites and perhaps not even bad for wealthy whites, since they had been subsidizing healthcare for the poor forever anyhow, yet were doing so in the most inefficient way possible. He has gotten far fewer white Americans killed dying in wars overseas, for Israel and the like. The question is, how is Obama worse than Bush, particularly when it comes to whites? For all of Obama’s flaws, I actually think he does care about Middle America on some basic level, if only a modest one. I’d even allege that he’s more of a Middle American in most ways than Bush ever was, despite his twangy, dopey style and conservative rhetoric, which he by the way, scoffed at the minute he was given power. Bush was just a parasite. And Romney? Romney cares about Romney. I wasn’t saying that Obama was definitely better than Bush. What I’m saying is that he’s “arguably better”. He’s certainly not much worse when it comes to white interests. I don’t see Obama as less honest than Bush, or less moral when it comes to most measures of ethics and integrity. I just don’t see Obama as the devil himself, because he’s not. The real problems facing America are a century or more in the making. They won’t be resolved by Obama but they weren’t caused by him either.

          • Cid Campeador

            HE appointed an AGOTUS who vowed that he would “not prosecute my people”!

          • Garrett Brown

            It’s like arguing Syphillis is better than Chlamydia, both are horrible.

          • WR_the_realist

            Bush favored illegal alien amnesty but never threatened to bring it about by executive order. Obama is doing so. Obamacare does not improve the efficiency of the health care system one little bit, but it does increase its expense. For everybody who was previously uninsured and now has subsidized insurance there’s somebody else paying double what he used to pay. On foreign policy I’d give Ron Paul an A, George Bush an F, and Obama a D+. I know McCain would have been even worse, but do we really need to be imposing sanctions on Russia right now? And only popular opposition kept Obama out of Syria. I doubt that Romney’s attorney general would have been as disastrous as Eric Holder. I can’t be too critical of people who voted for Obama given the alternatives that the Republican party offered, but that still doesn’t make me in any way enthusiastic about the man.

          • OEFVET

            I definitely don’t think that bush was any better than Obama but I’m not sure if he was more anti white or just so stupid and mindless that he simply went along with every little thing that our enemies want. Who are those enemies? Zionists. I’m hesitant to mention that on this Amren page but if we have to be politically correct here than this website may as well not even exist, and I’m not speaking of the average every day Jew but instead of Jewish extremists who are as anti white as Muslim extremists and black panthers are but they’re even worse because of their wealth and power. It’s sickening though the way fox news and other so called conservatives worship bush to no end. Obama is one of the worst if not the worst presidents we have ever had but bush cost this country and our economy how many trillions of dollars fighting wars for Israel? Not to mention the thousands of American lives and hundreds of thousands of brain injuries and disabilities. For those that aren’t yet awakened to the reality of Israel and Zionists, that is indeed what I said. These wars were not for oil. These wars were not about freedom or finding weapons of mass destruction which were never found. These wars were for Israel’s agenda. While Obama is a mindless slave of Zionism the only thing I have ever given him credit for is the fact that he is less of a Zionist slave than Bush was.

      • Waldemar Daninsky

        About as clever as the cartoons that used to depict W. as an ape. Really adult. I am sure that the left appreciates your sublety. Sophomoric moron.

        • We don’t write here in order for the left to appreciate us.

        • Sparky

          A little humor now and then. Nobody gets hurt. Barack Ebola was also the one who reversed Bush’s policy and had HIV removed from the quarantine list. Yeah, what up with that?!

          • Cecil Broomsted

            Immigrants and visitors to the U.S. are no longer screened for HIV thanks to Obama. I guess that was racist too.

          • Michael Robert Ryan

            LOL @ “Barack Ebloa.” Love it! I gotta remember that one…

          • brior

            It wont be hard.

          • Evidently, the ability to communicate an incurable, fatal venereal disease is a “human right” in the critter’s little mind, rather than a health danger to the US public.

        • Cecil Broomsted

          If it is any consolation for you, I will share one of my most prized possessions, one that I rarely share with anyone — a photo of me at university with Einstein’s brain. You may download it for personal use.

          • Paws

            Damn your eyes.

          • Garrett Brown

            What are you looking at bro?

          • KenFedUpWithPC

            She’s got Marty Feldman eyes…..

            (Sung to Betty Davis eyes)

    • Amy Dunne

      If it’s any consolation, ebola would basically destroy the blue hives.

      • Sparky

        Does wonders for jock itch too, I’m told.

      • KyraNelson

        Qu’est-ce que ce “blue hives?” Is that in the category of fallen arches and womens’ complaints?

        • Max

          I assume it is areas favorable to habitation by the peeps.

      • Eddie Lutz

        Absolutely. But I fear the fat, fugly orc-lovers and their spawn will introduce it to the shire too.

    • JackKrak

      Exactly, someone needs to double check the meaning of “partner”…

  • OS-Q

    So they would put millions of Americans of all races (not that I care that much anymore) at risk just to not hurt their feelings.

    • Pig Skin

      Their little feelings are going to be hurt no matter what we do.

      • cherrie greenbaum123

        Their feelings are never quite hurt enough to give the EBT card a rest, though.

      • MBlanc46

        We’ve spent trillions trying to help them, yet they descend further into barbarism with each passing year.

    • De Doc

      It must be part of that equality initiative! Better for all to suffer equally, than for far fewer Africans to suffer alone.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Yes. Without hesitation.

      It is a race war, you know.

    • LHathaway

      No, just for moral preening on their show. But who’s kidding who? They care less about those thousands of miles away, and more about those right next to them. Their goal is to Hurt the feelings of fellow American bigots they know deserve it and beat them down even more. This is supposed to get them to follow along, or at least stay silent and be beat.

    • kikz2

      dallas’s nigga’z nigga county commissioner…. who should be in prision at this moment………john wiley price, was busy blaming prestby and by extension YT ‘ cuz um.. if someone like me shows up w/o insurance, they don’t get the care others do” and jesse was outside the hospital ‘werkin’ the crowds… havin prayer meetin… yammering about how duncan should’ve gotten the care ‘we all’ in this country deserve.. duncan’s not even a citizen….. it bogglez the mind.. the level of gaslighting that is occurring daily…… msnbc also blamed the NRA this wknd.. for ebola…. by their relentless persecution of Holdmuhdik….now that he’s gone.. this had hindered the gov’s response…….. they’re is absolutely rudderless… what ever will we do???!!!! w/o Holmuhdik?

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      I has nothing to do with hurt feelings. It is to defile, degrade, and destroy white countries. That is the sole purpose for bringing Ebola over here.

  • proud white

    I said this before and I will say it again. Being a racist until proven otherwise will help you keep yourself, family, and property alive. It will also protect you from having a black screw something up, give you an STD, or about a million other things they do best. If more white people were racists we would all be better off

    • baldowl

      I think even the blacks would be better off. They wouldn’t fret so much about racism if we racists would just remove ourselves from them. I can’t imagine what life must be like for them, troubled as they are by racism!

      • cherrie greenbaum123

        It’s a terrible thing. I’d gladly continue to fund current welfare roles if they’d just partition themselves off from us.

      • Max

        Indeed, there must be no racism in Liberitopia run by and for bat-eating blacks. Why are they not all fleeing this racism for the safety and equality of that Eden?

    • MBlanc46

      Some of us prefer to say, “race realist”.

  • Any quality action worth doing and taking is racism.

    Therefore, embrace racism.

    And of course someone from the Council on Foreign Relations would be in the middle of this peddling this crock.

    • Kenner

      Laurie Garret’s book, ‘The Coming Plague’, was excellent. I’m very sorry to see her on the anti-science, ‘anti-racist’ bandwagon.

    • SolStans

      Embracism? Yes, yes indeed.

    • Dwight

      Your inner racist should be embraced. Yes.

      • kikz2

        😉 and given voice.

    • Augustus3709

      In today’s climate, if a White person does anything in his or her own interest, they are immediately labeled a “racist”.

      In other words, “racist” has more or less become a compliment.

  • Whitetrashgang

    Would be nice to turn Racism into a positive word, which it really is.

    • Ograf

      Race realism, White nationalism, no matter how I hear it said it all makes sense.

      • B.A_2014

        I’m am an atheist most of the time. But I’m not an atheist and a biological materialist, because I want to believe their is no afterlife, no god and matter is all there is (the opposite is true.) If I can scan the evidence and come to certain conclusions that I would rather not believe then why can’t people look at the mountain of proof for racial differences and the complete absence of proof that the laws of evolution were suspended when it came to human evolution and come to a reasonable conclusion. Are people really that sheepish. Can people really turn away when they see the truth?

        • dd121

          The first century Roman Epicureans believed that living a good life was its own reward and didn’t need threats of rewards or punishments in an afterlife as Christians do. I appreciate that point of view.

          • dmxinc

            It is insane to appreciate that point of view.

            If there are no consequences or rewards for your life’s actions, if you just turn to dirt, then it is insane to take ANY action that is not in your immediate or future best interest.

            If you can kill for 5 dollars and get away with it, there is no reason to do otherwise. There are no valid “morals” or rules. Everything would just be someone’s opinion and why respect that?

          • Usually Much Calmer

            Eudaimoneia does not encompass killing for $5.

            The fear of god keeps base men in line. For men of virtue, their nature has that role.

          • cherrie greenbaum123

            For most of what we call civilization, it was common to take what you wanted if you were bigger, smarter, or stronger. With the evolution of community, people gradually learned that you had to have some reliance based on cooperation and law. In order to exist in some sort of peace, an order and laws become necessary. What we see in the world is merely a continuation of the constant struggle of greed, brutality, and idiocy.

          • IstvanIN

            I disagree, even “cave men” knew that a certain amount of cooperation was required in terms of hunting, gathering, child rearing and protecting the tribe. Very ancient remains of Neanderthals with severe injuries or arthritis have been found, proving that they weren’t as brutal as originally supposed. And they buried their dead with important artifacts.

            Our extremely ancient forebears were far more civilized than today’s negro.

          • cherrie greenbaum123

            I’m speaking more specifically to the days of kings, queens, aristocrats, and peasants – which most of us would qualify as in the grand scheme of things. Money and influence have always been geared toward the smartest and strongest.
            Due to industrialization, Jews could rise to power due to their high intellect and despite their comparative weakness, particularly the men. My point was that any society naturally gives the leadership roles to the most talented, the smartest, the best looking, well-spoken members. It’s one of the reasons for the success of Western civilization. One can simply look at the present day horror that is Africa to understand the value of intellectual discernment and judicial refinement in society.

          • IstvanIN

            One can be a wise and thoughtful ruler or, for that matter, an honest and hard working businessman, and be quite successful and live a life of comfort. Those men also bring prosperity and hopefully peace to their people. They deserve what they have. On the other hand there are people who gain money, power and influence through deceit and underhandedness. They gain power and prestige on a temporary basis but eventually the society they inhabit or business they run collapses. And that is what we are seeing today.

          • MBlanc46

            From what I know of human history and ethology, aggression tends to be directed outside the group rather than inside. We cooperate with us; we kill them and take what they’ve got.

          • IstvanIN

            The more civilized trade, which seems to advance society more than kill and steal.

          • Trading is also safer and much less work than killing and stealing. What is easier, ordering a few books from an Amazon affiliate, or driving over to the local Barnes & Noble and killing the staff working there before walking off with the same books?

            As I wrote the other day about the burglar in Colorado Springs who was recently convicted of murdering a newlywed couple, a 20 hour/week after-school fast-food job would have quickly made the perp more money than anything he would have received at a pawnshop for his victims’ possessions, and the fast-food job wouldn’t have carried any legal consequences, unlike murder.

          • dd121

            You can live an ethical life without threat of punishment. I don’t need to be threatened with the flames of hell or offered a mansion on a cloud to do what I know is right.

          • dmxinc

            You can, but there is no reason to.

            Take some time to contemplate your assumptions. Then take them to their logical conclusions.

            It’s really the same thought process that must be used to be a race-realist. We see the fallacy of how others think in this area.

            The same blind-spot exists in your thoughts of ethics without God.

          • dd121

            Most of our current concept of heaven and hell is NOT in the New Testament. It is a later imagining to fill the gaps you mention.

          • IstvanIN

            Not true. There is such a thing as guilt that most White people have. Except for the sociopaths most of us know right from wrong, which is why White societies can function without a cop or soldier on every corner.

          • dmxinc

            What is “right or wrong”?

            Whose standard do you use? Why? What weight is behind that standard other than opinion?

            There is no doubt that society functions better with morals and standards but that does not justify an individual behaving by such standards to the detriment of his own good, especially if all he leaves behind is ash.

          • “What is ‘right or wrong’?”

            The Golden Rule is a good place to start.

            The Kantian moral imperative also says one should act in a way that if everyone else did the same, society would be an pleasant place in which to live.

          • dmxinc

            You used the word “should,” but the key word is “why.”

          • adplatt126

            Nonsense. Good people do not need the leviathan or an all-powerful god or anything of the sort to be good. Some are good on their own accord, because they are morally upright people. People can be motivated by many things, including but not limited to the simple desire to do good, to be moral people. In fact, you could argue that those who do good because god will punish them in the afterlife if they don’t, are not good at all, but are intrinsically selfish, operating not out of a sense of right, but out of what they mistake to be their own self interest. Your argument regarding people’s opinions is pure balderdash and the truth is, that’s how it is anyway! Everyone’s opinion is just their opinion. Nothing more, nothing less. Who can say who knows the genuine truth? Even if the Bible was the word of god, we couldn’t know that it was! How do you know because some charlatan claimed it was so? Blah. The fact that someone picked up a silly book written by a few Near Easterners who knew nothing about science or the world, and slapped the label “holy” on it, does not at all persuade me that what the preachers and followers of that one book say is anything more than their opinion. Although I confess I find it a lot less convincing since they already presumed the truth from the outset (i.e. faith) and failed to give it any honest thought.

          • dmxinc

            What is “good”? What if someone doesn’t accept your definition of “good?” Why should they?

          • LHathaway

            “Good people do not need the leviathan or an all-powerful god or anything of the sort to be good”

            My how quickly some people forget we are all sinners, all born in sin. Anti-racists haven’t forgot. They know that all Whites are born sinful and lecherous and must atone for this and make amends. While whites are born guilty, baptized in racism and original sin, women and people of color are noble and pristine creatures who are naturally good and whose only faults are caused by others.

          • B.A_2014

            The prospect or rather the inevitability of death and thus the end of consciousness isn’t something anyone is racing towards. For most people whether they would admit it or not, they place their faith in the afterlife because many people would rather believe that somewhere beyond the physical world they will see their loved ones again aswell as the ability to see, hear, smell, touch and feel.

          • dd121

            I agree, but for me it’s impossible to believe the conscious mind survives the death of the body.

          • Ron Cheaters

            I agree, its hard to believe when you don’t know where the soul came from, and you don’t know what happens when it dies, leaving questions like:
            Theoretically, if someone gets a serious brain trauma, do the get their brains back when they die in the afterlife? or do they go on in a vegetable state.
            Also, I understand Space and time is limitless, but all the souls of all the people who have come and gone before us, where do they all pile up? is it a big room somewhere, or another galaxy, or are we just wiped off the earth like a bacteria on an agar solution and the soul put in a giant database/freezer for research purposes?
            These are the questions that keep me going.

          • dd121

            It’s best not to mix scientific thinking with magical thinking.

          • LHathaway

            If you limit yourself to scientific thinking you may never leave your room.

          • Usually Much Calmer

            I like you, weirdo. Stay you.

          • Ron Cheaters

            When everyone thinks the world is flat, and you say its round, people would assume you are a magical thinker. the proposal and method has to originate somewhere.

          • dd121

            That’s always in play, but the world now is much better understood than it was 600 years ago.

          • Ron Cheaters

            Stil a long, long way to go. I think imagination is the spark of science. Science can tell us how things work, but it stops at why things work. so it is (in my view) black and white and limited.

          • dd121

            I’m not a theologian or philosopher and don’t split hairs that finely..

          • B.A_2014

            You won’t hear me disagreeing with you. But is an atheist society better than a believing society, one that has a calling, that feels it has a destiny? I don’t think an atheist society is anything to look forward to.

          • dd121

            I agree and never attack Christianity. I’ll leave that up to the leftists. Our society was founded as Christian and faith-based

          • adplatt126

            That’s because it’s true. People can be motivated by so much to do significant and wonderful things. Superstition is not a requirement for goodness, let alone greatness.

        • MBlanc46

          We’ve had a century during which the environmentalist, egalitarian, integrationist line has been propounded by all the respectable institutions of society. That’s awfully hard to overcome.

          • LHathaway

            Oh, I don’t know. They make room for genetic science. In the view of the establishment some things Are due genetics: alcoholism, ADD, homosexuality, drug use, mental illness, suicide, these things are all caused by genetics (so there’s no reason for us to concern ourselves with them?). We’re learning more everyday. Everything else wrong in this world is caused by an oppressive system that is unfair to some.

          • MBlanc46

            Physical attributes they’re willing to ascribe to genetics. But anything behavioral is attributed 100% to environment.

          • LHathaway

            homosexuality, alcoholism, drug use, mental illness, suicide, these have a behavioral component. I really need to work on this list. As I say, every day one reads more about it. There is not a day that goes by in which these things are not attribute to genes. You are correct in that there are some things they do not attribute to genes but instead to an oppressive or neglectful environment.

        • Eddie Lutz

          Way to keep on topic.

    • LHathaway

      There’s been no problem at all turning racism into a positive word! It’s called ‘giving back’, honoring achievers, pride, standing together, and about every other every other lefty initiative of the past 60 years.

    • Usually Much Calmer

      I do not know why I seldom see the word ‘identity’ used in this hemisphere.
      It’s so EASY.

    • Garrett Brown

      I believe for us it is and that’s all that matters. When people call me racist I know I’m doing something right.

  • Mack0

    Something is seriously wrong with these people. They are clearly seeing things that aren’t there. How selfish of them to put their own politics above the health of the country.

    • Pathfinder75 (formerly Shadow)

      “How selfish of them to put their own politics above the health of the country.”

      They’re also putting their own subjective FEELINGS above the health of the country,in addition to their malignant political views.

      • cherrie greenbaum123

        Part of the New World Order crowd, masquerading as ultra cool, ultra hip, libs. In reality, dumb and confused morons who have completely tossed the idea of “nation state” into the garbage and embraced their own slavery.

    • LHathaway

      You may have this backward. What is the end goal? If goal is to have no travel ban, simply call it racist. End game.

  • Easyrhino

    Ms. Perry is a dunce and has proven yet again that she finds racism everywhere except within herself. The mere fact that she remains on the air (along with Sharpton) is astonishing

    I wouldn’t be surprised if she and her pack of loons declared the Oktoberfest in Munich as racist as there are no African beers offered.

    • Ograf

      I doubt that they make beer, if they do I bet it tastes like panther piss.

      • Who Me?

        Jenkum. And panther piss would be far preferable…

      • There are some breweries in Nigeria, but I’ve never had any of their stuff. Of course there are some in South Africa, due to the Dutch/Boer influence, but I’ve never tried those either.

  • anony

    Ok, I see. Showing common sense is racist.

  • MekongDelta69

    I visited Bellevue (a mental institution) yesterday.

    Everybody on MSNBC has their own personal room assigned to them, and reserved for them.

    [Would I kid YOU?!]

    • Pathfinder75 (formerly Shadow)

      They should assign a special ward for everybody at CNN and Fox News,as well.

      • They should just lock them all up in open population in a mixed-race pod in the L.A. County jail. The survivors might have acquired some common sense by about a month later.

        • LHathaway

          There’s always one comment that rings true more than all the others. I think you’ve manage it Michael.

  • Ograf

    They can take their race card and stick it where the sun doesn’t shine. It is about time this foolishness started coming to an end. PC = pro communism.

  • Sorry but once again the race card has lost its sting long ago, if wanting to protect my community family and friends from an epidemic is raciest then so be it. Im a freaking raciest.

  • Who Me?

    “many felt the solution was to completely cut off Africa. no visas. no travel. Keep them out. And this is completely missing the point.”
    ——————–
    Sounds like EXACTLY ON POINT to me…

  • Frank_DeScushin

    I’m glad that MSNBC are calling a travel ban racist. Even Liberals I’ve seen think the threat of ebola in the United States is such that a travel ban from west Africa is common sense. The more fringe lunatics like MSNBC label common sense measures racist, the more people will rebel against the ridiculous racist label.

    • Larry Klein

      The problem is with enough repitition many will come around to believing the absurd.

      • Larry Klein

        Case in point popular support for gay marriage, 30 more years of terror wars due to middle east tourist head chop videos on youtube, etc.

    • George Costanza

      meh.. maybe

  • Daniel

    Anti-racism is a more pernicious pathology than Ebola.

  • B.A_2014

    One of the funniest things I’ve ever seen was this mongrels apology for laughing at the Romney’s adopted mud baby. She broke down crying. It’s worth seeing with Opie and Anthony’s commentary on it.

    • I wish I had the opportunity to laugh at that adopted kid, just so I could later verbally abuse any critics over the matter.

  • Pathfinder75 (formerly Shadow)

    I wonder how long they’d continue with this banning-travel-from-Africa-is-“racist” shtick were they to develop symptoms of Ebola.My guess is not very long,at all.

    Cough…

  • ncpride

    We knew it was coming. Whitey is now officially a racist if you decline to actually die for the sacred Negro……a painful death at that. On the bright side, of the hundreds of comments I’ve read about this hogwash, it’s clear what people think of these dumb-as-rocks morons.

  • Julius Caesar

    R.A.C.I.S.T.= Rather-Annoying-Communist-Inspired-Shaming-Tactic

    • Pathfinder75 (formerly Shadow)

      A comment for the ages.

    • Douglas Quaid

      This acronym will be borrowed by myself in perpetuity!

      • Julius Caesar

        Feel free. I quite enjoy it as well.

    • Garrett Brown

      ‘ll be using this all the time now if that’s okay, absolute genius.

      • Julius Caesar

        Go for it.

  • Pig Skin

    Why isn’t it racist when Nigeria or Uganda does it?

    • George Costanza

      Because they aren’t white countries… TA!! DA!!!

  • Mack0

    I picked up Kerry Bolton’s book The Psychotic Read the book, folks. We are literally dealing with a group of individuals with deeply rooted mental problems.

    • Ike Eichenberg

      It is a mental disorder without a doubt.

  • Kay

    Yawn.

  • dd121

    You’re damn right it’s racist. I don’t give a tinkers damn what happens to blacks in Africa but I do care about whites in the rest of the world.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Not to mention slavery is still practiced in Africa to this day.

      And, what about the African countries that are restricting travel from ebola-infected countries, are they racist too?

    • connorhus

      The funny part is if this was happening to any other race of people these same White hating shills would be screaming for travel bans.

  • bubo

    Putting in some common sense safeguards against the spread of a virulent, deadly virus emanating from one specific area is…………RACIST. Yes, these people would have Americans, preferably white Americans, bleeding from every orifice and having their organs liquefy all in the name of “ant-racism.”

    Liberalism is a mental disorder.

  • It would appear that MSNBC has decided that it simply isn’t irrelevant enough, and now wants to up its game. I wonder if they have started a demented contest with other media outlets in a race to the bottom.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      I’m sure all four of MSNBC’s viewers agreed.

  • Adolf Verloc

    “Partners?” We buy some oil from Nigeria, but our trade with the remainder of these impoverished pestholes is practically nonexistent.

    • IstvanIN

      We can buy their oil and sell them grain without letting them come here.

    • rightrightright

      We are always partnered by that White Man’s Burden on our backs.

    • benvad

      I think partners means bankrolling their dictators?

  • Biff_Maliboo

    I’ll say it again: It will be considered ‘racist’ if you don’t have Ebola by the end of this month.

    • That’s fine with me. The libtards can be “hip” and “trendy” and have Ebola, while I will remain a healthy “racist”. Everybody’s happy – problem solved.

  • RyanP

    If the Ebola crisis were taking place in Finland we would be talking about banning travel from that country. Everyone(including the Fins!) would understand this as public health measure and not an anti Fin policy. The policy may be overkill, I don’t know. But it is not racist. I swear these peoples racism detectors must be going off constantly. They see it absolutely every where.

    • Ron Cheaters

      I lived in Toronto with a nurse at St. Michaels hospital during the SARS crisis years ago. There was a travel advisory against our city and Hong Kong. I don’t know if it would have the same effect now with Ebola. But there really needs to be some serious scrutiny, with serious reprisals for violation if the perp survives, serious enough that he/she wishes they would have died in their own country.

  • Hell, everything else on planet earth is “racist”, why not travel bans in light of a potential pandemic?

    • With the left calling everything they dislike “racist”, they have inadvertently made their favorite smear word effectively meaningless. Their calling logical precautions against a potential pandemic “racist” is about like me declaring particle board “racist” because I can’t stand the stuff. I don’t like squirrels or rabbits in my vegetable garden, so they’re “racist”, too. Having to sit near a screaming baby on a long plane flight? “Racist”. Zucchini and eggplant are awful, so you guessed it: “racist”.

  • Anglo

    Perry, Garrett, and Edozien all need to get Ebola. What lamentations would we hear then?

  • Chris

    Racist? Remember when AIDS was ravaging gay’s in the US (it still is.) We heard ad nauseam that is wasn’t a “gay disease,” heterosexuals get it too. As with Ebola, by saying its racist to halt travel from infected countries, they’re admitting its a black disease, even though several white Americans have been infected. Its beyond Orwellian insanity not to cease travel from infected countries. These idiots are willing to risk lives to be politically correct. Obama’s big plan: To let TSA screen passengers at airports. The virus is latent for up to 21 days, and if a person lies and is not yet showing symptoms, they can pass and eventually spread the disease. As if black violence wasn’t enough, now we have to worry about their germs.

    • kjh64

      Aids was allowed to spread in the US because it was treated as a political issue, rather than a health issue. When AIDS first appeared, it should have been treated like every other contagious illness. Those afflicted should have been placed in quarantine and health officials should have tracked down and quarantined all those who had sexual contact with those afflicted until they tested negative. Had this been done any time one was diagnosed with HIV in the beginning, many gays and IV drug users would still be alive today and we’d have a lot less HIV. Cuba did this.

      • LHathaway

        Arabia is another location where there is almost no AIDS.

        • Ike Eichenberg

          And rampant man love.

          • LHathaway

            Tell us about your vacation. . .

          • Ike Eichenberg

            Well the fact of the matter it was not a vacation but it was something I learned while working in that region for my Uncle Sam several years ago.

            Now would you like to explain why you felt the need to make the insinuation? Are you not secure enough in your manhood?

          • LHathaway

            eh, I remember in my first year of college, in beginning sociology class. . our teacher went on a long rant about how very poor blacks have the same promiscuous sexual mores as do the very rich. I so wanted to ask her, exactly how is it you’ve come to know this? When the question occurred to me I had a small laugh out loud moment where I was in my seat but I never asked he the ‘question’ in front of class. I guess I’ve been waiting to say that line for 25 years. . . . I may have used it in chat before, I don’t know. I don’t regret asking you.

        • rightrightright

          I understand that Arabs are more closely attached to their goats than to monkeys. Perhaps that is why.

      • KyraNelson

        Quarantine wouldn’t help because AIDS doesn’t go away.

        • LHathaway

          I think they quarantined them for life in Cuba. I read an article about it but I’ve forgotten what it said by this time.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    If you refuse to be exposed to ebola, you are a racist.

    Let’s see…choice of ebola or being called a racist?

    I know what I’d choose!!

    Nothing will bring about reality like watching your neighbor bleed out and die in the street of ebola.

    Next, they’ll say the White Secret Service is not protecting Obama because he’s black….

    • redfeathers

      MSNBC already insinuated that race plays a part in the Secret Service screw ups, I think on Chris Hayes’ show.

      • The last major Secret Service screw-up was in 1963, when they had John F. Kennedy ride in an open car. Since Kennedy was a white Roman Catholic of Irish ancestry, it is difficult to see how race could have been an issue.

        Folks like the doofs at MSCBC don’t actually think beforehand about what they say. Instead they just open their mouths and stupid stuff comes out.

  • Ian Thomas

    So not wanting to get infected with a deadly disease is racist?

  • benvad

    She’s another reason to abort mulattos.

  • Bobbala

    “…Africa is facing its greatest catastrophic crisis arguably since the days of slavery.”

    Has Africa abolished slavery yet? I was watching viceguide Liberia. It looks like nothing has changed without white racist intervention.

  • IstvanIN

    It seems I will live to see the end of the United States and it’s final collapse. The level of idiocy and treason in the face of a deadly disease that could spread rapidly with just a little luck is astounding. I guess I will be like Maximilian Schell at the end of Deep Impact and just wait for the apocalypse.

    • KyraNelson

      I learned at a very young age that there’s always someone around just waiting to pi s s on your parade. The United States of America has been the most amazing country and now the lefties are going to destroy it. Are they really going to like the ruins??? WHO will they moan to about their endless victimization if we’re not here to “fix” everything for them? Remember Detroit a few months ago during the first round of water shut-offs. Now factor in Ebola and voilà. The End.

  • tobytylersf

    Why do they have to come to America for help (“Keeping them out would not work”)? Are they saying that Africans are incapable of solving their own problems in their own countries?

    Isn’t that racist?

  • Ringo Lennon

    Them people are race baiting. Don’t give time of day. Network has no shame, MSNBC.

  • Evette Coutier

    And blacks wonder why whites think blacks are stupid.

    • TXCriollo

      nah i think they know, they just go with it

  • Gregg G

    The responsibility of a government first and foremost is to protect its society and its citizens from harm. This entire issue has zero to do with race. No one doesn’t view the situation in Africa with anything other than horror and the US government (more than any other country) is providing significant humanitarian aid to stop the spread of the illness. That said, if the government ultimately needs to add more stringent measures for travel and visas to protect our citizens, those will be necessary security measures which EVERY citizen in this country will agree with.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    “That would never work. Keeping them out would not work.

    And why wouldn’t it work? What are they going to do, swim across the ocean? It would work perfectly fine. And I’ll bet this same idiot would have no problem claiming that sending billions of dollars of aid money to Africa WOULD “work.” Maybe he should invite some ebola victims into his household as the personal guests of himself and his family. Let him put his money where his mouth is.

  • Rusty Shackelford

    Of course an MSNBC panel thinks it’s racist. They figure that there won’t be any Ebola infected travelers passing through the streets of their gated communities, so it’s no skin off their back to maintain their social justice warrior credentials.

  • Rusty Shackelford

    I guess I can repost my own post from somewhere else: I’m waiting for the NYT headline: Ebola hits US shores, women and minorities hit hardest.
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    I’m also waiting for CNN to link Ebola to the disappearance of MH370.

  • Garrett Brown

    Please don’t confuse me with this Garrett, LOL.

  • It’s just another first for an American president …

    • Ian Thomas

      That made me laugh so hard.

    • I’d like one of those big enough to print as bumper stickers and t-shirt iron-ons.

  • OhWow

    So now we must let a deadly disease with a 50% mortality rate in the US to prove we aren’t racist.

    Is this even real life?

  • It seems obvious that it is horribly racist to not allow yourself to become infected with Ebola. The worst crime you can commit is to be racist. We should allow all the Ebola patients into the US, providing they are non-white, otherwise it would be racism.

  • adplatt126

    Reason is racist. Which illustrates the point doesn’t it?

  • benvad

    Partners for what?

  • Lagerstrom

    I don’t know who these two are, but for someone who is a New York Times columnist and an editor of a magazine (even though ‘AFRican Magazine’ sounds rather dubious) and a member of an organisation (I’ve never heard of) whose opinion has been sought, they come across like a couple of hysterical teenage girls.

  • AmericanCitizen

    This is why America is screwed. We have people who make decisions based on political correctness and feelings. Ebola is a virus. It doesn’t care about race, color, creed, income or religion. Keep it out of America using tried and true methods: Isolation and quarantine. Isolate Africa, and quarantine any exposed people who make it here.

  • disqus_irCdmAu8It

    Ebola spreads in mysterious ways, but, the cause of stupidity brought on by leftwing liberalism is clear by the comments of the idiots on MSNBC.

  • Bandmoo

    Millions of Whites live in those countries, would they also be banned? If so, just how is this so called “racist” treatment?

  • Max

    “…the hysteria should not be about one person in Dallas…”

    No, of course not; we should remain focused on one person in Ferguson.

  • KyraNelson

    Mr. Woolff, I sincerely apologize for my comment if you found it offensive or overly snarky. I feel it is a privelige to be able to post my comments on AmRen. I meant no incitement to violence towards any individual. KN

  • Eddie Lutz

    Let’s us be frank about it – we’re all going to die.

  • R L Buds

    What the world should be hysterical about is that Africa is facing its greatest catastrophic crisis arguably since the days of slavery.

    Is this fool referring to the US slave trade? If so how is it a catastrophe to take people from a free for all hell hole to a lavish plantation protected by a rich master that sees you as a valuable commodity. Oh that’s right, the slaves were beaten half to death every nite so they would do more work the next day, i forgot about that.

  • AmericanCitizen

    If Ebola came from Sweden and was carried by Blond Blue-eyed whites our government would have sealed off all access months ago.

    Enough said.

  • Fed Up

    The INSANITY of our liberals. . . They would rather risk infecting potentially hundreds of thousands of Americans — along with medical costs probably nearing a half-billion tax dollars — than “lock “visitors” from Africa out! What can you say to our liberal lunatics for their position on this?

  • gsrider

    I agree with Garrett when he says, “completely cut off Africa. No visa. No travel. Keep them out.”
    Everything else he said was total crap.

  • Augustus3709

    How bout this for some cognitive dissonance…

    These shameless race-baiters are taking for granted the point that we’re all supposed to just assume that Africa, and Liberia, are BLACK.

    Why are they not forced to be multicultural and multiracial like Europe and White nations? Why do black countries have the privilege of staying mono-ethnic?

    Explain away that one race-baiters. Pro-tip: You can’t.

  • Chris Granzow XI

    “What the world should be hysterical about is that Africa is facing its greatest catastrophic crisis arguably since the days of slavery..”
    Yea, this is Africa’s greatest catastrophic crisis since the last ‘greatest catastrophic crisis’….there seems to be one over there every 6 months.

    “That would never work. Keeping them out would not work.”
    No, in fact, that is the only possible action that would work. They can’t spread ebola to America if they’re not physically here in America. I wonder where msnbc gets their panel of rocket scientists from.

  • Guest

    And the statement “(it’s all due to) rampant man love” is not intended to be nasty? This is ignoring the completely fictitious nature of the comment (which by the way, makes it plainly obvious that it is intended to be an insult, a ‘typical black comment’ I would call it). It earns that moniker being it is completely vacuous of any possible truth.

    Mine is the comment you find offensive? Well I do have an offensive comment for you below

    Sh#! the #!#!# up you douchetard. I come here to get away from blacks, not to be exposed to them.

    !#!# !#! you (insert N-word here)s, both of you.

  • Jerry Price

    They are being racist for calling us Americans racist, which would then make me racist for saying that statement… see how stupid that is? Does anyone actually belive these wannabe lobbyist political hacks out their that going around saying ignorant statements like “That’s racist” over everything?

    NO! its not racist to put travel bans on Ebola stricken countries… If it was European, Asian, Russian countries, i would say put a travel ban on them too. If it was us… i would expect other countries to do the same to PROTECT THEIR PEOPLE.

    Thoughts anyone?

  • Jerry Price

    Better yet, Abuel who sits next to me at work who is from West Africa, said (in his awesome accent) “That’s stupid man, whats racist about protecting your family and people?” Personally, I think he just does not want people from Africa bringing over the virus.

  • Freeordie

    More proof that MSNBC is a mess and deserves its low ratings