- Apr 30, 2009
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That’s not in the oath of office. I think you are thinking of the oath of allegiance for immigrants to the USI agree with you most of the time. His job is to protect the U.S. from foreign and domestic threats. Our Founding Fathers knew nothing about viruses or microscopic pathogens that invade the U.S. Every year these pathogens seem to start in China and Asia and work their way to the U.S. Different U.S. departments have been set up for such an attack like the CDC! Just like ever year the CDC picks the top 3 or 4 flues that will attack the U.S. from China and make vaccines for them.You haven't seen any President stopping these vaccines being stopped by any president because they are not a foreign army of humans attacking the U.S.
There was smallpox and yellow fever at the time of the founding and even vaccines.
I’m not sure what your point is about presidents “stopping vaccines”. But “keep us safe” is an idea that has no limits. The government can claim any power over us using the reasoning of “keeping us safe”. That’s why you will never see it mentioned. In fact, founding fathers such as Ben Franklin specially warned against trading liberty for security or safety.