Sign of the times
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The sign was only up a short while in November, but its message caused a stir that has stretched from small-town Nebraska to Europe and beyond.
An unnamed resident of Minden, Nebraska, population 2,923, erected a placard on his property just off Highway 10 on the north side of town. The message read: "AIDS, Ebola, Obama – Thanks Africa."
The sign references two fatal diseases – AIDS and Ebola – thought to have originated on the African continent, and the name of President Obama, which, depending on your political affiliation, might be considered another disease with African roots.