by stephanie, TF Metals Report:
My grandfather came to the United States from Poland when he was a little boy back in the early 1900s. He was processed on Ellis Island, the original entry point for immigrants to America.
Why was Ellis Island the gateway to America? And why was it an ISLAND??? Because it was a quarantine facility.
Some immigrants never made it to Ellis Island. If they were sick on the ship, they might be removed to a hospital on Hoffburn Island or Swinburne Island in New York before they even got to Ellis. Between 1909 and 1911 more than 420 immigrants died at these hospitals, with 85% being children under 13 years of age.
Unfortunately, American history has been wiped away with political correctness, and now the CDC Director is desperately trying to justify his insane policy of keeping flights from Africa free and open to all in an editorial published on the Fox News website. In this patronizing, condescending piece of propaganda, he tells us, among other things:
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