(NaturalNews) The states of New York and New Jersey have leapfrogged federal guidelines and set up their own mandatory 21-day quarantine requirements for arriving passengers who had direct contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.
“The patients with the highest level of possible exposure will be automatically quarantined for 21 days at a government-regulated facility,” reports CBS News.  Government-run quarantine camps, in other words, are now a present-day reality in America.
“We believe it within the State of New York and the State of New Jersey’s legal rights” says Governor Cuomo. And it almost certainly is. In fact, this move by New Jersey and New York is one of the smartest things any government official has yet done in the United States to thwart the spread of Ebola.
But take notice of something worth considering: Do you see how quickly we are calling for mandatory government quarantines? It didn’t take much, either. Just one returning passenger with Ebola in New York City was all it took, in fact. Suddenly, we are all supporting a police which was considered a whacky theory just a few years ago.
Five years ago, talk of government quarantines was called a “conspiracy theory”
Consider the history of the very idea of government-mandated medical quarantines. Just five years ago, anyone suggesting that such a thing could be happening in the USA was called a “conspiracy theorist.” I know this because I’m one of the few people who warned about precisely this scenario many years earlier, and I’m often called a conspiracy theorist for accurately predicting things that would come true years later.
As soon as Ebola arrived in America, however, all talk of mandatory quarantines suddenly shifted from “conspiracy theory” to “medical protocols.” Suddenly the idea of forcing certain people into government-run facilities from which they are not allowed to leave — a sort of medical prison — was being openly talked about as an important option to consider.
In Dallas, the family members of the late Thomas Duncan were spotted violating their self-quarantine and were ordered back into a self-enforced lockdown. Not long after that, NBC’s “just get your damn flu shot” medical correspondent Dr. Snyderman got caught violating her self-quarantine after returning from West Africa where she might have picked up Ebola. And just a few days ago, Dr. Spencer in NYC decided to spend a night on the town while claiming he was also “self-quarantined.” It didn’t take long for officials to realize that the entire idea of a self-quarantine is completely bogus for the simple reason that nobody follows it.
It turns out that even doctors and journalists violate self quarantines, meaning that we can’t trust people to faithfully quarantine themselves. Suddenly the idea of a government-enforced mandatory quarantine made all kinds of sense. It didn’t sound like a conspiracy theory anymore. It sounded like a sensible idea to help stop the spread of Ebola.
If a forced quarantine is justified for one person, it can be justified for one million
Now we live in a nation where public sentiment openly supports government-enforced quarantines of people who might carry Ebola. Notice how quickly this all happened? Some might even point out the problem-reaction-solution overlay to all this, proposing that Ebola has been hyped up for precisely the purpose of rolling out a medical police state in America. I don’t personally think we are there yet, but we are clearly on the path towards it, and there’s nothing stopping the President from announcing a nationwide medical police state right this very minute.
If the government claimed the authority to detain one person suspected of carrying Ebola, that same authority must also apply to one million people, you see. What you are witnessing right now, in other words, is absolute proof that all of us who warned about government quarantines and the mass rounding up of citizens to be placed into FEMA camps were, in fact, rather prophetic.
Written by Mike Adams
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