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Burma - Cyclone Nargis aftermath

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Description: Aid workers not allowed into Burma by ruling military junta!
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« on: May 09, 2008, 09:19:36 AM »

I was watching Sky this morning about the crisis in Burma where parts of it were hit by Cyclone Nargis. The ruling military junta are basically stuffing it up with regards to the cyclone (Not to mention the actual country in general). The government are telling the international community to send aid but not to send aid workers into the country and are turning away aid workers.

Can you believe that?

Well, this may help you understand a little better. The official title of the ruling junta is the “State Peace and Development Council”. The Head of State – general Than Shwe – “said to be superstitious and consults his astrologer before making decisions”.

Ta-da, there you have it - the stars must be telling him something we don't know. Although, you would think if astrology were true, capricorn's around the world would all be concurrently making stupid decisions?! His homeopathic remedies must be doing wonders for his diabetes!  Wink

It is just so sad, when you look at the reports on TV, to see the hundreds of thousands of people suffering unnecessarily because of a few tiny ignoramuses!
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« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2008, 12:14:05 PM »

capricorn's around the world would all be concurrently making stupid decisions?!

Have you seen Capricorn's picture? It is a half goat half fish. No wonder they have problems. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2008, 09:38:15 AM »

Headlines on Sky today - Prayers For 'On The Brink' Burma

Some alternative headlines of other completely ineffectual and time wasting ways to help Burma -
  • Lucky Horseshoes Will Be Rubbed For 'On The Brink' Burma
  • Wood Will Be Touched For 'On The Brink' Burma
  • Wishing Wells To Be Visited For 'On The Brink' Burma
  • Rabbit's Feet Will Be Collected For 'On The Brink' Burma
  • Thumbs Will Be Held For 'On The Brink' Burma
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