(3) “Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director”
[In 2011] “newcomers to the 112th Congress came overwhelmingly from conservative religious denominations.
"Suddenly populated with all manner of home-schooling activists, youth ministers, abstinence proponents, former members of radical anti-abortion groups, and even a Mennonite, the current House of Representatives is one of the most religiously conservative in recent history.“
“...the Republican Party is controlled by a bunch of right-wing Christians...”
"NIH [America’s National Institute of Health] has been working on Ebola vaccines since 2001. It's not like we suddenly woke up and thought, 'Oh my gosh, we should have something ready here' ....
"Frankly, if we had not gone through our 10-year slide in research support, we probably would have had a vaccine in time for this...." (NIH director Dr. Francis Collins).