The major question is , does any one care , and if not why/? What do you have here as data , one might enquire? There is a possible global epidemic that is encroaching us and desperate Mexico is being made a scapegoat for a disease that the jury is still out as to it’s origin. How tragic that borderline racist policy wonks and disingenuous leaders , with the help of corporate media , and intellectually lazy mass citizenship would choose fear and expediency to push through on narrow and skewed domestic social agendas.
In America demands are made to finally build the wall to stop every Mexican from entering the country in fear that some might begin to wax nostalgic and wish to reclaim lands that were rightfully theirs , but was stolen years ago. http://washingtonindependent.com/41423/swine-flu-rhetoric-part-of-broader-anti-immigration-strategy Who looses and who gains from a global epidemic of such mammoth proportion the astute may enquire? http://www.commondreams.org/view/2009/04/30-12
In Egypt ,the almost 3 decade dictatorship led by Hosni Mubarak demanded that every pig is slaughtered in the country as a precautionary measure ,much to the delight of the majority Muslim nation , but the chagrin of minority Christian farmers and other overwhelmingly discriminated citizens . http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090429/ap_on_he_me/ml_egypt_swine_flu
In Russia the government took it as an opportunity to ban all meats from USA . Care to guess what might be at the top of the discussion agenda by the new visiting America President and the insecure Russians this week? http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25397431-23109,00.html
The Pakistan and Afghan leaders were recently in America to pay their respects to the country that since 1979 has helped put them at the forefront of political discussions, as it fought it ideological Proxy war with the so called arch enemy USSR , and more recently it’s very infamous war on terror against a six feet giant with a beard , a dialysis machine in the Afgan mountains , a scarf and female dress for camouflage ,and billions of Saudi dollars in European and American banks. http://www.daily.pk/opinions/opinions/7240-pakistans-corrupt-president-mr-ten-percent.html
Give Me another 400 million in military or economic aid so that we can finally fight our terrorist border cousins , and help foster democracy claimed President Mr. Asif Ali Zardari. You just might be lucky as we do not want Taliban terrorist to capture your nuclear weapons from your 700,000 strong military elites ,profess American leaders and military and business power elites. Go figure. Benazir Bhutto must be turning over in her grave as she reflect with saint Peter as to what her beloved nuclear powered country has degenerated to. Stand by Pakistan , the young elite son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is soon about to cash in on his mothers last will/ dying statement and assume power upon graduation from his mom’s Alma Martha Oxford. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=17717208http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090507/pl_nm/us_afghanistan_pakistan_usa
Trusting this shoe salesman guy is tantamount to President Obama naming Wall Street criminal miscreant Bernard Madoff, Mr. Junk bonds king Michael Milken, or phony socialite Martha Stewart ,on your short list as Secretary of the Treasury some would think, but what do they know? Will someone ever finally show some love to desperate non Arab Sudanese , Sri Lankans, as well as Congo’s suffering and powerless masses? One would think that the terrible , tragic lessons of global neglect via buck passing on the genocidal Rwandan , and Balkan states of the former Yugoslavian Republics ,would be fully understood by now . http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8039327.stm
Well, I guess one obviously is entitled to an occasional mistaken assumptions re such pertinent international affairs.
Breaking and pressing news good folks , a sex ban for Kenyan men will be soon forthcoming. What impact can this have in a country where a man is entitled to have a many as ten wives in his harem if desired in similar fashion to the late father of the newly anointed ‘President of the free world’Mr. Obama? http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8028337.stm Stand by however ,for real cogent updates on the global socio- economic /com political realities, by yours truly ,‘deglobal political guru,’ and sole ‘Voice of Empathy,’ for the neglected and desperate masses.