Monday, January 09, 2006


I never read the papers. Why does anyone? They’re nearly all lies, and one has to wade thru’ such reams of verbiage and “write up” to find out even what they’re saying.
--C.S. Lewis (The Quotable Lewis :458)

For example, take the The New York Times on one of the issues that they are bound to go insane in the membrane on. (You know the issues that the average journalist or progressive gets all craaaazy on.)

Like AIDS,
If the New York Times and other mass media had given the first thousand AIDS victims even a fraction of the coverage given to the seven victims of poisoned Tylenol capsules, millons of Americans would have learned of the new disease much earlier, and tens or hundreds of thousands of Americans who are now dead might be living. Instead, the Times published fifty-four stories on the Tylenol affair (several on the front page) and a total of three stories on AIDS— none of which appeared on the front page, and none of which used the words 'sex' or 'homosexual.'

(Homosexuality and American Public Life,
Edited by Chrisopher Wolfe
(Dallas: Spence Publishing Company) 1999, :122)

What happened to the Naderian focus on saftey first? It seems that the New York Times will publish whatever their Gays© say they should publish.

So on the other hand,
In 1998 the New York Times published a lengthy series of articles about African AIDS, titled “Dead Zones.” The articles were mostly veiled sermons against “social attitudes and gender relations,”“stigma,” “silence,” “superstition,” and “conservative religious beliefs.” Oddly, the series failed toreport statistics from the one sub-Saharan country with respectable data on births and deaths—South Africa. All the published figures came from Geneva—the same old unreliable WHO estimates of HIV/AIDS. [E.g., "Hey this person is coughing and we don't have the facilities to clinically check what they have, so they must have HIV."]
“All across Africa,” the New York Times had reported (but without giving details), “the coffin business boomed.” But when Malan investigated, he found that entrepreneurs who were trying to sell cheap cardboard caskets had gone out of business. “People weren’t interested,” he was told. “They wanted coffins made of real wood.”
So I called the real wood firms, three industrialists who manufactured coffins on an assembly line for the national market. “It’s quiet,” said Kurt Lammerding of GNG Pine Products. His competitors concurred—business was dead, so to speak.
“It’s a fact,” said Mr. A. B. Schwegman of B&A Coffins. “If you go on what you read in the papers, we should be overwhelmed, but there’s nothing. So what’s going on? You tell me.”
Malan didn’t know, so he investigated Johannesburg’s derelict downtown, where coffin makers can be found. It was the same story. One likely place turned out to be “locked up and deserted. Inside I saw unsold coffins stacked ceiling high, and a forlorn CLOSED sign hung on a wire.”
Hysteria about African AIDS reached a peak in 2000, when Vice President Al Gore took the issue to the UN Security Council. World Bank president James Wolfensohn said the epidemic was “more effective than war in destabilizing countries.”
An earlier New York Times series on African AIDS, published in 1990, emphasized the need for condom distribution—as though that had been overlooked. The paper reported that USAID “has given seven billion condoms to developing countries.” Since then, of course, billions more have been shipped.
Africans could be forgiven for thinking that condoms are America’s principal export. They may even be under the impression that our educated classes think that there are too many sub-Saharan Africans. Let’s hope they don’t see the recent newspaper column by CBS commentator Andy Rooney, who blurted out what may indeed be on the minds of some of our more hard-hearted compatriots.
Rooney said he would like to see more American aid spent on “reducing the number of Africans we’re trying to feed. Their biggest problem is not a shortage of food, but a proliferation of people. . . . The birthrate in Africa is a disgrace and birth control information and condoms should be handed out before the food.”
Someone should tell Mr. Rooney about the U.S.-funded AIDS program. It is, above all, a condom distribution program.
(The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science
By Tom Bethell :114-117)

Saftey first!

Or is it? To read the Old Press or watch the evening news that takes its cues from them one would think that Africans are generally having sex as if they are some religious hedonists that value pleasure over life, while Gays© continue being modern apostles of love and tolerance working to give the poor Africans some condoms.

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