Of Word-Jacking and the Birdflu President

It seems very likely that the next US president will encounter the BirdFlu Pandemic in America during the next four years.
 
Read on.
 
 
It is now almost certain that the US of A will sleep walk in to another nightmare lasting at least a further four years.

All because Bill Clinton “did not have sex with that woman”?

How does that take any thing away from one of the most successful women of our time?

What did she do?
 
I mean, other than not letting any event in her personal or public life bring her down.
 
what did she do?
 
I know. She is not black. That must be it.

So America elects another novice who is still waiiting for the President of Canada to speak to him.

Like Bush he will, I am told, have the best people to guide him.  

 

These “best people” will be guiding the new President through a most crucial time for the world.

 

At a time when China and Russia are rapidly moving in to a cold war posture, not to mention the problems in Iran in Pakistan (hope he will NOT bomb Pakistan) and in the caves in Afghanistan!

This is hardly the time to take chances.

I had recently written a post about WORD-JACKING by Bush and by Obama.

It has now been turned in to a video on the UTube by some one who apparently can also see through the all pervasive fog of National guilt and political opportunism.

Here it is:

 
Never thought that after the disasters of the last eight years, I would be supporting a Republican candidate for the post of the next president!
Advertisements

Barack Obama takes that “3 AM” Call (Electing Bird Flu President USA)

–                                         –                                                                            –
Many believe that in addition to all the domestic, economic and diplomatic disasters facing the next US President, there could well be an added disaster of the Bird Flu pandemic looming just over the horizon.
–                                                                  –                                                   –
So we have been taking a look at the candidates for the job of the President of America and the way we all feel about them during the election process.
–                                     –                                                       –                                                           
It was last week, when that dreaded 3AM (BIG PROBLEM) call came to the phone sitting on Barack Obama’s desk.
–                                      –                                                  –
The time of the call may not have been exactly 3 AM, but that is not the point here.
–                    –                                                                                  –                            –
Barack Obama was asked about a report that a senior official had given back-channel reassurances to Canada soft-pedaling Mr. Obama’s tough talk on Nafta.
–                              –                                             –
CTV, a Canadian television network, had reported that an Obama official had called the Canadian ambassador in Washington to play down the significance of Mr. Obama’s criticism of Nafta.
–                                    –                                                –                                           –
There was was a firm reaction from Obama, as befits a Commander-In-Chief-in-Waiting.
With his usual look of sincerity and absolute honesty, he denied that any such conversation had taken place.
–                  –                                      –                                                                    –
“It did not happen.” He said.
–      –                        –
When WKYC-TV in Ohio asked Mr. Obama about the CTV report, he said: “I don’t have to clarify it. The Canadian Embassy already clarified it by saying the story was not true. And our office has said the story was not. And so I think it’s important for viewers to understand that it was not true.” When pressed, he said, “It did not happen.”
–          –
Obama’s campaign mobilized as well to strongly refute the above mentioned report of any back-channel reassurances to Canada.
–                                                     –                                                                          –
“At no point did anyone in our campaign convey to anyone that there had been any backing away from Obama’s position on Nafta,” a campaign spokesman, Bill Burton, said Monday.
–       – 
                        
That is of course, how a strong Comander-In-Chief-in-Waiting and his campaign should act, immediately and decisively.
–                                     –                                      –                                        –
The only thing is, that the denials by Obama and his campaign were er… less than the truth.
–                                    –                                                –                                   –
On Monday,a memorandum surfaced, obtained by The Associated Press, showing that Austan D. Goolsbee, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago  who is Mr. Obama’s senior economic policy adviser, met officials last month at the Canadian consulate in Chicago.
–                          –                                   –                                                 –
According to the writer of the memorandum, Joseph De Mora, a political and economic affairs consular officer, Professor Goolsbee assured them that Mr. Obama’s protectionist stand on the trail was “more reflective of political maneuvering than policy.”
–                                    –                                      –
It also said the professor had assured the Canadians that Mr. Obama’s language “should be viewed as more about political positioning than a clear articulation of policy plans.”
–                         –                                                          – 
So that was how Senator Barack Obama, the Commander-In-Chief-in-Waiting responded to his first Big Problem “3 AM” call.
–               –               –

Source: The New York Times

Bird-Flu Olympic Games in Beijing?

Other than inviting the His Holiness the Dalai Lama to officiate the ceremony, China would do almost any thing to ensure the success of the Olympic Games to be held in Beijing later this year.
– –  –
The Olympic Games are to be the showcase of the new soon to be a superpower.
–                              –                                              –
–          –
Nothing must be allowed to stand in the way of the spectacular events and ceremonies planned by the Chinese Government for duration of the games.
–                        –                                                                          –
There is one little thing however, that has been causing increasing concern for the rulers of China.
–              –                                                                 –
It is of course the Bird Flu virus, which seems have returned to China, its country of origin, and is randomly manifesting it self in various parts of the country, over the last year or so.
–                                    –                                                                              –
There have been human victims of the deadly virus in China and the BirdFlu has also been found in wild birds and domestic poultry in China.
            –                                                            –
According to the authorities in the southern Chinese special administrative region (Hong Kong) there are now reports of yet another bird, a dead oriental magpie robin, suspected to have died of the H5 bird flu virus. –                    -The dead bird was collected near the management center in Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve on Friday, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said, adding that the case was subject to further confirmatory tests.

–                    –

At the same time, there have been rumors of a young girl who had apparently succumbed to the Bird Flu virus in Hong Kong.

–                                                 –                                                            –

A local newspaper reported yesterday that the three-year-old girl ‘s death was probably caused by the deadly H5N1 strain of virus, triggering worries of possible outbreak of human-to-human bird flu pandemic.

–               –

According to the Centre for Health Protection, the younger girl came down with fever, cough, runny nose and vomiting on Feb. 29 and consulted a private doctor on the same day. She sought medical treatment from Tuen Mun Hospital on March 1, but her condition deteriorated and she died that evening.

–                                  –                                                               –

Dr. Thomas Tsang the controller of the Centre for Health Protection of Hong Kong said that the six-year-old girl was admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital on March 2 and her three- year-old sister, who also suffered from flu-like illness symptoms, died on March 1.

–                                                             –

Dr. Tsang said the girl’s death was a rare occurrence and a post-mortem will be conducted yesterday.

–                                                                           –

That is what I am worried about.

–                           –

With the Beijing Olympic Games only months away, would the Chinese authorities admit to any human fatalities resulting from the Bird Flu virus in China?

–                                                 –                                                                            –

Censorship in China is the norm rather than an exception, could it be that the Chinese Government would try and hush up any such cases and not report them to the WHO?

–                                                             –                                   –

I mean the Chines do not want the Beijing Olympic Games to be known as the Bird Flu Olympics do they?

Sources:

Macau Daily Times

China.org

birdflubreakingnews

“OBAMA SPEAK” Electing Bird Flu President USA

Many believe that in addition to all the domestic, economic and diplomatic disasters facing the next US President, there could well be an added disaster of the Bird Flu pandemic looming just over the horizon.

–                                                                  –                                                   –

So we have been taking a look at the candidates for the job of the President of America and the way we all feel about them during the election process.

–                 –             –

One of the most interesting things to have come to light recently is the “Obama Speak” for lying to the nation, about his proclamations about NAFTA.

–                           –                     –

What did his man tell the Canadians?

–                   –                         –

“It is more politics than policy”

–            –                     –

Now that is what I call eloquent!

–              –                          –

Normally that would be OK. We all know how politicians are!

                                                                             

However, when some one like Obama, who has nothing else to show for but his “honesty”, shows him self to be less than honest, then it really, really hurts.