U.S. imposes travel ban from eight African countries over Omicron varian

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  1. flyboy56

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    While other countries imposed restrictions right away the US's ban starts on Monday? I don't understand the delay? And will the ACLU call this a racist decision?

    https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us...rican-countries-over-new-covid-19-2021-11-26/

    NANTUCKET, Mass./WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (Reuters) - The United States will bar entry to most travelers from eight southern African countries starting on Monday, after a potentially more-contagious new coronavirus variant was identified in South Africa, President Joe Biden said on Friday.

    The travel restrictions do not ban flights or apply to U.S. citizens and lawful U.S. permanent residents.
     
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    Damn racist bastard
     
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    Wait a second…. isn’t this racist? I’m only going off the lefts logic here. When COVID initially hit, Democrats called Trump a racist for implementing travel bans. By that logic, Biden is a damn racist.

    You see lefties? Two can play at that game.

    #Impeachtheracist
     
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    I'm shaking my head at Biden as I did Trump on this decision. Not that he shouldn't impose restrictions, but that it isn't immediate and that it doesn't apply to ALL coming in. What I'm hoping, in this case, is that returning residents and citizens are quarantined effectively for 14 days upon return.
     
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    Let's all be scared silly over a new variant! Fear and irrationality is what they want, and I suspect that with the media's help, the inoculated public will give it to them. :lol:
     
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    The delay is because it’s based on politics, not science. The ACLU won’t call this out as racist either be cause of why???? You got it… POLITICS
     
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    I'm not sure how the ban itself is political? I'm also not sure how the science would create the delay?
     
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    I’m sure you actually believe what you wrote, but I don’t think it’s true. Please provide a link to a Democrat calling Trump racist for implementing a travel ban.
     
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    This covid is hoax, remember?
     
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    Looks like a number of nations are imposing travel restrictions again. Hopefully this variant will pass quickly.
     
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    Isn't Biden saying that this variant will miraculously disappear with the warm weather and that cases will drop to zero soon?

    Strange.

    Having a little leadership in a pandemic saves lives.
     
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    I can at least appreciate your consistency.
     
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    I think the right question to ask is if people are dying from this new strain ('variant' sounds more ominous, so the fear mongers prefer it).

    If it's more contagious but has the survival rate of a common cold, then they ought to be importing this all over the world.....as it would be better than the current 'vaccines' in preventing death.

    But our dumbass media and politicians...including those on the big pharma kickback plan....would rather instill fear instead of common sense.

    If it was more deadly, wouldn't the media be plastering pictures of dead people laying in the streets or stacked up in the morgues? Why yes, yes they would.
     
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    Ah hell no! Brandon loves the fear porn.
     
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    "We are in the midst of a crisis with the coronavirus," Biden tweeted as a presidential candidate last year the day after Trump imposed travel restrictions from China into the United States in response to the spread of the coronavirus. "We need to lead the way with science — not Donald Trump’s record of hysteria, xenophobia, and fear-mongering. He is the worst possible person to lead our country through a global health emergency."

    Democrats attack Trump as racist after he expands travel ban to six new countries
    "Democrats criticized the White House announcement that the United States will add six more countries to a controversial travel ban that originally was called a “Muslim ban” by the left, and that Joe Biden on Saturday called a new “African Ban.”

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led the charge in opposition to the travel ban expansion, describing it as “discrimination disguised as policy.”

    “The Trump administration’s expansion of its outrageous, un-American travel ban threatens our security, our values and the rule of law,” her statement reads. “The sweeping rule, barring more than 350 million individuals from predominantly African nations from traveling to the United States, is discrimination disguised as policy.”
    https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/0...pands-travel-ban-to-six-new-countries-881994/
     
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    Travel bans don't work. They're only feel good nonsense to make people think government is competent and actually doing something.

    The only thing that works in a pandemic is closing the borders to everyone, including US citizens.

    Because US Citizens actually live here, they can quarantine. Not at home and not in a hotel, but on the airport on the tarmac in a GP Medium Tent the National Guard has set up.
     
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    No he just said he would end it.
     
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    Will Biden’s travel ban from 8 African countries “save hundreds of thousands of lives?

    Trump; “The travel ban from China saved hundreds of thousands of lives”
     
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    “I will end this” Biden said......Most likely, he’ll be proven wrong

    Trump; We have it totally under control”

    Conclusion; Horse manure!

    IMO, only “We, the People” can end this, both individually and collectively.
     
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    Quote; Travel bans don’t work

    Not according to Trump; “My travel ban from China saved hundreds of thousands of lives”
     
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    That link does NOTHING (Whatsoever) to back up the Misguided Claim that:

    "Democrats called Trump a racist for implementing travel bans"


    So, why did you even waste the bandwidth to post it?

    The only people even quoted in the article are Gov.Cuomo, Dr. Tsai, and some Academics.
    And, none of them says anything close to that Misguided Claim.
    Are you sure that you posted the correct link?
    B/c that article does NOTHING to back up your claim.
     
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    Nobody cares what Trump says. If Hiden is too damn stupid to know travel bans don't work then he's dumber than Trump.

    A South African with the Omicron variant is banned, but an American can go to South Africa and bring the Omicron variant back to the US for all of us to enjoy.
     

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