Republic of Texas Begs USA For Help with Flu Pandemic

Secessionist Gov. Rick Perry, President of the Republic of Texas, pleads with feds for help in dealing with swine flu outbreak. Oh, the irony:

From KWTX:

AUSTIN (April 25, 2009)—Gov. Rick Perry Saturday asked the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for 37,430 courses of antiviral medications from the Strategic National Stockpile as a precaution after three cases of swine flu were confirmed in Texas.

The medication will be available for treatment of those with confirmed or suspected cases of swine flu as well as for healthcare providers who may come into contact with the patients, Perry said.

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