The Flu from Hell

January 25, 2009 at 5:48 am (Misc)

Since Monday, I’ve had the worst flu of my life.

Roasting fever, body chills, body pains, weakness, loss of appetite, pounding headaches, sneezing, dizziness, nausea, coughing, racing heartbeat all leading to a lack of sleep over a 2-3 day period.

To make it worse, I still have it..

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Israel Escalates Massacre of Gaza

January 8, 2009 at 8:44 pm (Middle East, news, Politics, War) (, , , , , )

Day 13 of fighting in the Gaza strip continues.

Israeli forces fired on a U.N. aid convoy today in Gaza, killing two aid workers, during a three-hour truce that Israel set up to allow humanitarian aid to reach civilians, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.

Palestinian medical sources said Thursday that the death toll from the Israeli incursion has reached 763, with more than 3,200 injured.

Nine Israeli soldiers and three civilians have been killed in the operation, the Israeli military reported.

CNN.com

Sad, but familiar scenario of gross injustice and disproportionate force used by the Israelis.

Death Toll :

9 Israelis vs 700+Palestinians

Sick.

Israel again is by default is wrong from its creation and aggressive expansion of its borders since 1949. The US is wrong by its unrelenting support of them since then.

This has resulted in the oppression and occupation of the Palestine people.

You can’t use a strict moral ruler on people who have deeds for their houses but were forced out of them by the Israelis, whose children have been killed and women raped by Israelis, all in the name of an ultra-nationalist, Jewish-superiority motive.

Israel and the U.S constantly refer to the actions of the Palestinians as “militant” or “terrorist”. Well what is the alternative? Docility? Surely that is only in the interest of the U.S and Israel. I guess if I slap someone silly it would be “terrorist” of them to fight back.

The Palestinians are doing all that they can to unleash the rage built up over the decades of Israel’s systematic genocide, as pathetic and as ineffective as it may be. Israel has U.S manufactured missiles launched from airstrikes like you do in Call of Duty 4 and nuclear weapons…….the Arabs have suicide bombers and stupid rockets they randomly launch at Israel.

The world is very hypocritical to praise Nelson Mandela as a freedom fighter, who was also responsible for violent, “terrorist acts” in South Africa under a similar oppressive situation, but at the same time brush over Arafat and Hamas as terrorists.

Keep in mind Hamas is the democratically elected government of Israel, and not some gang of illogical killers as the media would like you to believe. Democratically elected by the people of Gaza after Arafat’s death as part of Western influences determined to “bring democracy and stability” to the middle east. Now they turn around and reject Hamas and show no respect for them as the government, refusing to negogiate. So by this, is the definition of this imported democracy become “electing the government we want you to”?.

The situation is further hampened by extremists on both sides. Anwar Sadat the Eqyptian President, and Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli Prime Minister were both assassinated by citizens of their own countries after they both reached the closest ever to ending the war between the Israelis and Palestinians in separate incidents.

The solution however is not in the hands of the Israelis or Palestinians, but for the US to stop its blind support of Israel and force them to enter EQUAL talks and see that EQUAL compromises are met between the two warring parties. I’m assuming this will include a massive land turnover to the Palestinians. The Palestinians have nothing to give up other than to stop making a fuss about being just oppressed and occupied and fighting back. (tongue-in-cheek)

Ariel Sharon, though responsible for many evils himself as the Israeli Prime Minister, knew this was the way forward.

I can only hope the fighting and suffering ends soon.

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Hey its 2009

January 6, 2009 at 1:04 am (Funny, Life, Misc, news)

…and I’m still alive.

What’s with the break in posts? I decided to take a break from the internet in general

Reminds me of what life was like before the internet : totally boring,

A lot has happened since then :

Gizelle Salandy, a Trinidadian world renowned, record-holding boxer died in a car crash on Sunday. I’m really sorry to hear about this. I hope her family copes well with her loss and Gizelle rests in peace.

Israel and the mainstream media are up to their nasty schemes again, with the ground invasion of the Gaza strip which has been displayed as everything but perhaps a dinner amongst the elves and Santa Clause. The “right for Israel to defend itself” has once again superceded international law and common sense.

I became a fan of the Phillip DeFranco show on YouTube. I used to think YouTube is the dumping yard for all things stupid, explored by the idle, or its just a stupid self-proclaimed “alternative to TV”, but I know better now. Even in a junkyard you can find something useful….somewhere. That would be “sxephil” or DeFranco. He basically does the same thing as me, but through videos, and more disciplined, and very funny. I identify and agree with 95% of the things he complains/talks about. Check out his latest video here.

I gained weight. Yeah I think the national eat feast we call Christmas is stupid, but its difficult to escape it when you’re with family.

I got a new cellphone. The SE W380a. I like it, but it could have been better i.e classic Sony-Ericsson style. They get you excited with cool features, then by the next day when you’re playing around with the phone you realize it kinda sucks. They should therefore call all models of their phones the “Girlfriend”.

That’s about it.

I think I’m going to start a whole new blog dedicated to the “real” Trinidad and Tobago.

An article in a local newspaper said that the government will be executing a number of look-good initiatives for the Summit of the Americas which will be held in a few months. One of these plans BODY SNATCHING homeless people and putting them into an asylum. I’m feeling for Chow Mein now because that shit sounds Chinese.

Anyway, till the next time, Happy New Year.

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