ALG's Daily Grind - Security Issues jump to fore with Ebola crisis


Oct. 17, 2014

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Security Issues jump to fore with Ebola crisis
The federal government has a primary national security responsibility, and this 2014 election may just be the first in a decade that turns on this key issue that has waned from the collective consciousness since the end of the Cold War.

CDC last month on Ebola: 'outbreak is just a plane trip away'
Days before Thomas Duncan was identified as U.S. patient zero in Dallas, CDC director Tom Frieden warned on White House blog: "infectious diseases do not recognize borders, and a disease outbreak is just a plane trip away."

Schiff: Governments need inflation, economies don't
"While politicians, CEOs and economists talk about demand stimulus and the avoidance of a deflationary trap, Evans-Pritchard reminds us that inflation is all, and always, about debt management."