Archive for July 1st, 2008

UN Report Ignores Hizbullah Violations

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

No surprise here. The U.N. sits around drinking coffee with Hizbullah while watching Hizbullah break the resolution. But let a U.N. “peacekeeper” even imagine a violation by the Israelis, and off he goes to tattletale to the security commission.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is expected to submit on Tuesday morning the quarterly report on the implementation of UNSC Resolution 1701, which cemented the end of the Second Lebanon War. According to reports, the document does not accuse Hizbullah of violating the terms of the cease-fire, despite Israeli allegations that the Shi’ite militia has retaken its border positions and continues to amass rockets and other arms banned under 1701.

Diplomatic sources quoted by Army Radio assessed that the conciliatory tone of the report stemmed from the UN’s desire to maintain political stability in Lebanon.

The report also states that both Israel and Syria have yet to address maps of the contested Sheba Farms area drawn up by a UN representative and submitted to the two countries over six months ago.

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has said that “United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701 is not being implemented. Rockets continue to be moved into Lebanon, Hizbullah is becoming more powerful, and I think it is the Security Council’s duty to convene and decide how to ensure that this resolution is indeed being enforced and carried out.”

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‘Environmentalist’ Sting Flies Solo From England to Germany

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

According to Him — meaning the amazingly pompous and holier-than-thou rockstar Sting — the world is coming to an end if we don’t stop global warming.

Yet, the self-described “environmentalist” bassplayer for the rock band the Police continues to symbolize the hypocrisy of wealthy liberal elites that tell us we have to make sacrifices for the good of the planet…as long as they don’t have to!

In the most recent incident, the man who in 2005 arrogantly stated, “I think we need to convince Mr. Bush that global warming is in fact a reality” flew from England to Germany, in a private jet with a seating capacity of fourteen, BY HIMSELF!

I guess his concerts and convenience are FAR MORE important than the planet…as reported by the Daily Mail Monday evening (emphasis added, h/t NBer mastersofdeceit):

The Police front man, who has long been a campaigner on environmental issues, was spotted disembarking from the plane alone at Leipzig airport. He was then bussed into the city centre to perform with the rest of the band on Saturday. […]

A spokesman for Leipzig airport who was there when Sting arrived said: ‘We can confirm Sting was the only passenger on board the Falcon 2000 aircraft.’

I guess his wife is right about them being hypocrites concerning global warming…yuh think

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Some of My Favorite Radio Books

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Here’s some more off topic radio information. These are some of the antique radio books I have in my collection.

The Wireless Experimenters Manual Cover

The Wireless Experimenter’s Manual by Elmer Eustice Bucher copyright 1920.

Radio Telephony for Amateurs By Stuart Ballantine copyright 1922.

Fundamentals of Radio By Frederick Emmons Terman, Frank Wadsworth MacDonald copyright 1938.

Death Toll From STD Vaccine Rises

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

When this whole Gardasil fiasco started, we blogged about the dangers of the vaccination not to mention the fact that Texas had planned to make it mandatory. Why make every child get vaccinated to supposedly prevent (although prevention has yet to be proven) an STD? I will agree that the statistics of young people having sex are revolting, but every girl does not choose to engage in premarital sex. Not only that, but the parents should have the right to choose whether their child should have the vaccine or not (after all dont parents choose whether their children get other vaccines? of course they do). Now we are seeing deaths and health complications linked to this vaccine. What in the world are we thinking? Take it off the market already!

Anaphylactic Shock, “foaming at mouth,” “grand mal convulsion,” “coma” and “now paralyzed” are a few of the startling descriptions included in a new federal report describing the complications from Merck & Co.’s Gardasil medication for sexually transmitted human papillomavirus – which has been proposed as mandatory for all schoolgirls.

The document was obtained from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by Judicial Watch, a Washington group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, and it has details of 10 deaths just since September.

“Given all the questions about Gardasil, the best public health policy would be to re-evaluate its safety and to prohibit its distribution to minors. In the least, governments should rethink any efforts to mandate or promote this vaccine for children,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.

The organization’s work uncovered reports of about one death each month since last fall, bringing the total death toll from the drug to at least 18 and as many as 20. There also were 140 “serious” reports of complications including about three dozen classified as life-threatening, 10 spontaneous abortions and half a dozen cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

The document reveals the case of an 18-year-old woman who got the Gardasil vaccine, was found unconscious that evening, and died. Another woman, age 19, got the drug and the next morning was found dead in her bed.

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California Firefighters Battle 1,400 Blazes

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

In an earlier post, some chaos resulted when it was suggested that God may have sent lightning (which sparked these fires) to California because of His hatred of sin. I know that many will not believe that God has the power to do such things, many don’t even believe He is real. But regardless of your beliefs, everyone has to admit the cooincidence involved here. Gay Marriage in line for vote and lightning strikes cause fires to burn out of control? We can’t know for sure that these fires have anything to do with gay marriage because none of us can discern the mind of God, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see the signs……….

The good news in northern California is that more than a thousand wildfires aren’t growing. The bad news: There’s no relief in sight.
No new major fires had broken out Sunday as fire crews inched closer to getting some of the largest of 1,420 blazes surrounded, according to the state Office of Emergency Services. Some 364,600 acres—or almost 570 square miles—have burned.

A “red flag warning”—meaning the most extreme fire danger—was still in effect for Northern California until 8 a.m. EDT Monday. And the coming days and months are expected to bring little relief.

Lower-than-average rainfall and record levels of parched vegetation likely mean a long, fiery summer throughout northern California, according to the Forest Service’s state fire outlook released last week.

The fires burning now were mostly sparked by lightning storms that were unusually intense for so early in the season. But summer storms would probably be even fiercer, according to the Forest Service.

“Our most widespread and/or critical lightning events often occur in late July or August, and we have no reason to deviate from that,” the agency’s report said.

The blazes have destroyed more than 50 buildings, said Gregory Renick, state emergency services spokesman. More than 19,500 firefighters are battling the blazes and 926 helicopters have been used.

A wildfire in the Los Padres National Forest has forced the closure of a scenic stretch of a coastal highway and driven away visitors at the peak of the tourist season.

Air quality districts from Bakersfield to Redding issued health advisories through the weekend, urging residents to stay indoors to limit exposure to the smoky air.

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Gay Rights Advocates Do Not Want You To Vote

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

How convenient. Gay rights advocates are asking that the people not be allowed to vote on Proposition 8 which is the Marriage Protection Act. Well, let’s see, I don’t want people to be able to vote for Obama, so let’s try to get that blocked. I don’t want people to vote to allow the killing of innocent babies, so let’s get that blocked………see my point here? Attention Gay Marriage Proponents: Democracy requires a vote regardless of your personal, special interest, and extremely twisted views.

Homosexual-rights advocates have asked California’s Supreme Court to block citizens from voting this fall on a measure voters originally brought to the ballot: Proposition 8, the California Marriage Protection Act.

Proposition 8, so labeled when Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified it earlier this month for placement on the November 4 ballot, is a constitutional amendment that states, “Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.” The amendment was created by voter initiative with the signatures of 1.1 million voters, more than the required 694,354 needed to place an issue on the ballot.

Lawyers representing the ACLU and Equality California, however, filed a petition earlier this month in the state’s highest court to strike Proposition 8 from the ballot, claiming the measure is not merely an amendment, but a revision, which a lawyer told WND is defined as a radical rewrite of the Constitution that would drastically upset the social fabric of California and require convening a constitutional convention to approve.

Liberty Counsel founder, Mathew Staver, told WND that if there was any radical rewrite of California’s social fabric, it was done last month when the Supreme Court ignored over a century of precedent in the state’s definition of marriage with a 4-3 ruling that deemed a law defining marriage between one man and one woman unconstitutional.

“They’re suggesting the Supreme Court can rewrite the entire institution of marriage, but people can’t amend the Constitution to go back to its historical definition,” Staver said. “It’s absolutely ridiculous to argue that courts can turn society upside down in 30 days but the people have no right to define it.”

Criticizing homosexual marriage’s legal advocates, Staver said, “Their agenda is to trample the will of the people and elevate by force the will of four individuals on the Supreme Court over the will of millions of voters.”

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