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 '2009 Swine Flu Outbreak' by Guest Historian David Cryan
Guest Historian Guest Historian David Cryan says, The 2009 Swine Flu Outbreak takes a decisive turn for the worst in David Cryan's thread. If you're interested in viewing samples of my other work why not visit site.


May 18

President

In 2009, on this day the first deaths in the European Union of Swine Flu were reported in Spain. The US navy was put on alert to prepare a bi-ocean blockade of Mexican ports. Russia condemned the US actions thus far.

President - Joe Biden
Joe Biden


April 29

In 2009, on this day one of President Obama's security detail personnel died of swine flu (name not released). VP Biden ordered all information concerning the President and his staff to go through him before being released to the President. 98 confirmed cases of swine flu are reported in New York City.

Vice President
Vice President - Joe Biden
Joe Biden


May 1
President

In 2009, on this day Joe Biden was sworn in as the forty-fifth President of the United States. The 5th US deaths was reported from Swine Flu.

President - Joe Biden
Joe Biden


May 3

In 2009, on this day Cuban Head of State Raul Castro was quoted on television as saying "Our Northern neighbor the United States lost a true leader today. I hope the President now will be willing to continue the work of Mr. Obama".

Cuban Pres.
Cuban Pres. - Raul Castro
Raul Castro


May 9
President

In 2009, on this day President Biden refused to handover the military members involved in the death of two Iraqs from late April. "Either the Iraqis can back down from this demand or the US will gladly go home", says Biden.

President - Joe Biden
Joe Biden


May 10

In 2009, on this day the Iraqi PM Nori al-Maliki in a rage stated "the cowardly United States is ready to continue its policy of the 90's and that is to help only when they have thier own way. We will have the murders or all work with the US is for naught".

Iran requests that the UN make the United States turn over the murders.

Iraq PM
Iraq PM - Al-Maliki
Al-Maliki


May 11
President

In 2009, on this day President Biden in his first prime time speech tells the world that Mexico is a new haven for terror, and that all troops in Iraq will return to Home and prepare for assignment on the Southern border.

President - Joe Biden
Joe Biden


May 13

In 2009, on this day Cuba provided information on who ordered the hit on the late President Obama. The Cuban President wanted the trade embargo against Cuba dropped in return for this information.

The US Department of Homeland Security promised to review the information, allowing the Biden adminstration to handle all of Cuba's requests.

Cuban Pres.
Cuban Pres. - Raul Castro
Raul Castro


May 15
Cartel Leader

In 2009, on this day the Department of Homeland Security verified that the Cuban Goverment provided very accurate information about who ordered the hit on the late US President and it is cartel leader Osiel Cardenas of the Mexican drug Gulf Cartel.

Cartel Leader - Osiel Cardenas
Osiel Cardenas


May 16

In 2009, on this day the Gulf Cartel stated that it did indeed order the hit and demand the release of Osiel Cardenas whom has been held in a houston prison since he was extradited to the US in 2007.

Cartel Leader
Cartel Leader - Osiel Cardenas
Osiel Cardenas


May 17
President

In 2009, on this day US president Biden ordered all returning marines to the southern border with orders to kill upon sight and verification any and all drug smugglers tring to come thru the borders. The Mexican president in a rage expelled all US diplomats. The same day, the death toll in Mexico City reached 798.

President - Joe Biden
Joe Biden


May 20

In 2009, on this day Mexico attempts to close its northern border. Mexicans are pouring over the border at a astonishing rate thru all the underground caves.                  

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May 22

In 2009, on this day Iran reveals to the world that it is 9 months from being able to launch a nuclear wepaon that can hit anywhere in th emiddle east. It states it must do this to protect it self from the west, and the hateful Jewish empire.

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May 24

In 2009, on this day the Russian leader and Mr Putin declare to the world that due to current events it must update its current preemptive strike with or without nuclear weapons.

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May 25

In 2009, on this day all New England states end the school year for all students. More then 700 school children have died in the past week.

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May 26

In 2009, on this day the New England states demand that the state and US Goverment provide help so that parents can go back to work. The UN asks the russian goverment to please evaluate everything it is doing in its military and to help with dealing with H1N1.

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May 27

In 2009, on this day the Governer of Delaware closes the states borders with all states and has doctors from local hospitals set up FEMA trailers outside the schools to help with any ill children or teacher. He promises that school will remain open as the children of this state deserve an oppertunity to learn. Public service messages for hand washing and the use of bleach as a cleaner will help reduce any chance of spreading infections.

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April 27

In 2009, on this day the World Health Organisation (WHO) raised the alert level to six ("Global pandemic under way") after US President Barack Obama fell ill with fever and chills (this being very simular to the swine flu, all schools, and public events were cancelled).

2009 Swine Flu Outbreak by New Guest Historian David CryanThe border with Mexico was closed and the government took steps to deploy nation guard troops to the border. Homeland security investigated the event as the general feeling was that the President might have been poisioned by a Mexican archologist who recenty passed away - after giving Obama a tour of some sites. VP Biden ordered all personnel that were in the tour party with the President to be quarantined until further notice.



July 29

In 2010, on this day U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton in Phoenix issued an injunction blocking Arizona from implementing the heart of its new immigration law Wednesday, less than 24 hours before it was to have taken effect, and endorsed the administration's argument that the state would be interfering with the federal government's enforcement of immigration laws.

Anti-Nullification CrisisGov. Jan Brewer said she would ignore the ruling in the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. She said the law, SB1070, was needed "to address a crisis we did not create and the federal government has actively refused to fix. If the federal government will not support the state of Arizona by embracing laws that they created and we as a state are going to do it our selves with or without the support of the US".

New story by David CryanWhen asked by a reporter if that included seccession from the united states the governor said all options are on the table when it comes to protecting our border.

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said that he supports everything that is being done by Jan Brewer and Texas will support them in anyway that is needed.



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