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220 000 condoms off to Myanmar
News 24.com ^ | 20/05/2008 17:14 | SA

Posted on 05/22/2008 6:34:08 AM PDT by VocalObserver

Bangkok - The United Nations will send nearly a quarter of a million condoms into cyclone-hit Myanmar to help needy survivors with no access to contraceptives, a UN official says.

So far, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said it had sent 72 800 condoms to survivors struggling to maintain their family planning after the storm hit in early May.

A total of 218 400 condoms would be delivered, UNFPA aid advisor Chaiyos Kunanusont said.

"We don't want regular use of contraception disrupted. An emergency usually damages the health system, so people don't have access to condoms and contraceptives," said Chaiyos.

(Excerpt) Read more at news24.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: cultureofdeath; cyclone; lifehate; myanmar; peoplehate; populationcontrol; unitednations; uselessnations
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...and the nutritional value of a condom is...
1 posted on 05/22/2008 6:34:08 AM PDT by VocalObserver
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To: VocalObserver

First things first...


2 posted on 05/22/2008 6:34:56 AM PDT by gridlock (RNC.com wants you to know... It's OK to vote against Barack Obama...)
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To: VocalObserver

Thank God the UN is on the job ...

/sarc


3 posted on 05/22/2008 6:35:12 AM PDT by mgc1122
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To: VocalObserver

LOL!


4 posted on 05/22/2008 6:36:23 AM PDT by Schnucki
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To: VocalObserver

“UN Population Fund (UNFPA)”

“’We don’t want regular use of contraception disrupted. An emergency usually damages the health system, so people don’t have access to condoms and contraceptives,’ said Chaiyos.”

They are busy finding bizarre reasons to justify their existence and continued funding. What a bunch of maroons.


5 posted on 05/22/2008 6:36:39 AM PDT by indcons
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To: VocalObserver
Unfortunately, the condoms are for the UN peacekeepers...
6 posted on 05/22/2008 6:37:07 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: mgc1122

Now don’t make fun of this...

Let’s face it, the whole world would be better off if Myanmar had half its current population. Same with China, Pakistan, etc.


7 posted on 05/22/2008 6:37:17 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: VocalObserver

U.N. = Useless Nations


8 posted on 05/22/2008 6:37:17 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Those diplomats serve best, who serve as cannon fodder to protect our troops!)
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To: VocalObserver
People in Myanmar are dying of starvation, lack of medicine, and don't have shelter and the bone-heads at the UN are sending...condoms. What does that tell you liberals and there prurient worship of all things deviant?
9 posted on 05/22/2008 6:37:19 AM PDT by Obadiah (I remember when the climate never changed, then Bush stole the election.)
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To: 2banana

LOL!


10 posted on 05/22/2008 6:38:35 AM PDT by freedomson (Tagline comment removed by moderator)
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To: VocalObserver

A simple google search could have helped ;)

http://www.stockingshopping.com/edible-condoms-p-142.html


11 posted on 05/22/2008 6:38:53 AM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Checkmate Cruiser")
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To: VocalObserver
On second thoughts, I see no reason for my original contempt. The UN might be shipping the Burmese edible condoms.
12 posted on 05/22/2008 6:40:02 AM PDT by indcons (Add the "/sarc" tag where appropriate)
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To: VocalObserver
On second thoughts, I see no reason for my original contempt. The UN might be shipping the Burmese edible condoms.
13 posted on 05/22/2008 6:40:31 AM PDT by indcons (Add the "/sarc" tag where appropriate)
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To: Obadiah
"Sorry you lost so many people. Try not to have any more for a while.

Your friends, The UN"
14 posted on 05/22/2008 6:41:02 AM PDT by NewCenturions (I've got a posthumous crush on Dave Guard)
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To: VocalObserver
"...and the nutritional value of a condom is..."

ha-ha Reminds me of a handwritten note that I once saw on a restroom condom machine. "Don't buy any of this gum. It tastes like rubber."

15 posted on 05/22/2008 6:42:22 AM PDT by davisfh ( Islam is a serious mental illness)
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To: VocalObserver
100,000 bodies floating in the streams and rivers, millions at risk from starvation, malaria and other diseases...the U.N. ships condoms.

Now that's good Liberal-think!
16 posted on 05/22/2008 6:42:54 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Those diplomats serve best, who serve as cannon fodder to protect our troops!)
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To: Sudetenland

I guess abortion kits are next on the agenda.


17 posted on 05/22/2008 6:43:53 AM PDT by Sudetenland (Those diplomats serve best, who serve as cannon fodder to protect our troops!)
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To: VocalObserver

“A total of 218 400 condoms would be delivered, UNFPA aid advisor Chaiyos Kunanusont said.”

I thought the UN was sending disaster relief personnel to Myanmar, but if they are sending in condoms, I guess they are sending in peacekeeping troops. (Wouldn’t want those peacekeepers getting STDs.)


18 posted on 05/22/2008 6:44:05 AM PDT by No Truce With Kings (The opinions expressed are mine! Mine! MINE! All Mine!)
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To: VocalObserver

I guess they were out of “Quit Smoking” kits.


19 posted on 05/22/2008 6:45:35 AM PDT by Reaganesque
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To: NewCenturions

MY wife died in the cyclone, but thanks for caring!


20 posted on 05/22/2008 6:47:59 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus (( commander of the simian host))
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To: VocalObserver

I hear you can use a UN condom for water filtration.


21 posted on 05/22/2008 6:48:12 AM PDT by Andy from Beaverton (I'm so anti-pc, I use a Mac)
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To: Brilliant
Now don’t make fun of this...

Let’s face it, the whole world would be better off if Myanmar had half its current population. Same with China, Pakistan, etc.

If that is the case, why not ban all aid from making it to Myanmar or China. That would certainly hasten the population decline. But no, the minute there is a disaster, we rush in and try to mitigate deaths.

Seems we want to prevent future population from existing, but save those living now. I just don't understand the liberal mind at all.

22 posted on 05/22/2008 6:49:15 AM PDT by w1andsodidwe (Jimmy Carter(the Godfather of Terror) allowed radical Islam to get a foothold in Iran.)
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To: VocalObserver

Tens of thousands of people are dead - the first priority apparently is to make sure that none of them are replaced.


23 posted on 05/22/2008 6:50:11 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who call themselves Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: VocalObserver

Dumb question - Are UN condoms blue on the end?


24 posted on 05/22/2008 6:51:00 AM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (Friends with umbrellas are outstanding in the rain.)
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To: wideawake
Hey. Less people being born is less people being under communist rule and less people to die in cyclones.

Make perfect sense. /sarc

25 posted on 05/22/2008 6:52:27 AM PDT by Tolkien (Another day, another 1.603 million miles around the sun.)
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To: VocalObserver
It'll turn into an oil for condoms UN program and all we'll get out of it is the shaft.

26 posted on 05/22/2008 6:53:39 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: VocalObserver
The message ---- Don't repopulate!
27 posted on 05/22/2008 6:54:58 AM PDT by bmwcyle (If God wanted us to be Socialist, Karl Marx would have been born in America.)
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To: w1andsodidwe

There is a moral difference between killing people and giving them birth control. The better argument against this policy, I think, involves whether they would use the condoms, or it’s just an empty gesture.

There is no question though that runaway population growth in the third world is causing problems here in the US. The world consumption of oil, for example, would be a lot less if there were fewer people consuming it. A lot of the illegal immigration problem in the US was brought on by Mexico’s population problems. I think the Muslim world in particular needs birth control. We can’t ignore this problem, unfortunately.


28 posted on 05/22/2008 6:59:15 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: VocalObserver
Dear Government/Ruling Junta/Military Compound of Myanmar:

We deeply regret the resistance you have shown to allowing international aid to feed and house your people. However we know there is one issue on which we can agree: you don't want a horde of little Myanmartians running around in the filth and rubble, as you will then have even more mouths to starve. So please accept these UN approved condoms as a first step in your junta's recovery. We also have a large surplus of inflatable life rafts and traffic control flashlights available. These might also be useful gifts as your people starve and die of disease.

Sincerely, UN Population, Flotation and Traffic Control

29 posted on 05/22/2008 7:01:05 AM PDT by Sender ("Why is it that I can't just eat my waffle?" - Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: VocalObserver

I am freakin’ speechless. Who thinks of these things, monkeys sipping cuervo in a tree? How, how, how does one conclude that starving, ailing, homeless, parentless people need condoms?


30 posted on 05/22/2008 7:04:05 AM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: VocalObserver

Perfect example of the UN thought process. Me myself I just cannot imagine a survivor of that Cyclone wandering around thinking “A condom, I need to find a condom”


31 posted on 05/22/2008 7:04:54 AM PDT by SledgeCS (Build the fence. Deport the Illegals. Sell all their assets to cover the cost.)
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To: Brilliant

The Myanmar government shares your belief. So, who dies first?


32 posted on 05/22/2008 7:05:53 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: VocalObserver

Where there are problems the UN only sees “opportunity”!!

Enjoy your baloon animal seminars.


33 posted on 05/22/2008 7:07:59 AM PDT by incredulous joe
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To: VocalObserver

In the midst of disaster .. only the liberals would be thinking about sex.


34 posted on 05/22/2008 7:09:05 AM PDT by CyberAnt (Yon: "The U.S. military is the most respected institution in Iraq.")
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To: VocalObserver

Is it just me or does anyone else find it funny that this report about condoms etc cums to us from Bankok ??


35 posted on 05/22/2008 7:15:31 AM PDT by InkYouBuss_007 (This one is escaping the Cuckoo's nest)
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To: VocalObserver
Why doesn't the UN send them tooth picks, after dinner mints and cigars as well. When you are starving and dying of cholera and typhus, I don't think sex is too high on your priorities.
36 posted on 05/22/2008 7:17:21 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("Mir we bleiwen wat mir sin" or "We want to remain what we are." ..Luxembourg motto)
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To: SledgeCS
Perfect example of the UN thought process. Me myself I just cannot imagine a survivor of that Cyclone wandering around thinking “A condom, I need to find a condom”

My kingdom for a condom.

37 posted on 05/22/2008 7:21:55 AM PDT by Walmartian
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To: VocalObserver

Priorities, doncha know...


38 posted on 05/22/2008 7:38:29 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner ("We must not forget that there is a war on and our troops are in the thick of it!"--Duncan Hunter)
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To: Brilliant
Let’s face it, the whole world would be better off if Myanmar had half its current population. Same with China, Pakistan, etc.

That is a despicably evil idea. We need single every eternal soul that God has created for his purposes and not ours. But besides that, from a purely economical perspective, people are the most valuable resource on earth. People are the means of production and consumption that drive the world's economy. Additionally, and maybe more importantly, people discover, invent, adapt and create even in slavery and other suboptimal conditions. Who are you or anyone else to say we would be better off with less. Why don't you volunteer to go first?

Let’s face it, the whole world would be better off if Myanmar had half its current population government. Same with China, Pakistan, etc. And that goes for the United States too!

FTFY

39 posted on 05/22/2008 7:38:55 AM PDT by Theophilus (Nothing can make Americans safer than to stop aborting them.)
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To: VocalObserver
"...and the nutritional value of a condom is... "

Hey! They make a great soup.

40 posted on 05/22/2008 7:41:20 AM PDT by mass55th
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To: Brilliant
"I think, involves whether they would use the condoms, or it’s just an empty gesture."

They can always fill them with drinking water.

41 posted on 05/22/2008 7:44:48 AM PDT by mass55th
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To: Theophilus

Birth control is a “dispicably evil idea?”

Get real. There are reasons that the resources of the world seem to be growing shorter in supply. Economic growth in the third world is the most significant reason, and it would be a whole lot less significant if the demand for more goods in China was coming from just a few hundred million people instead of 1.1 billion people. That’s just a fact of economics, which can’t be denied.

We can either do this the easy way by sending them birth control, or we can wait until they are slitting each others throats, as well as our own, because there are too many of them, too few resources to support them.


42 posted on 05/22/2008 7:48:37 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: mass55th

If the condoms work as well as the UN does then there would be no need to send them as they wouldn’t prevent a darn thing.


43 posted on 05/22/2008 7:49:12 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: All
Condoms?

Any chance the UN meant this as a subliminal message for what the citizens are receiving from their tyrant government?

44 posted on 05/22/2008 7:50:46 AM PDT by OnRightOnLeftCoast (I'm Republican because I don't qualify for welfare)
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To: davisfh

Suddenly I’m thinking of the movie, “The Coneheads”.


45 posted on 05/22/2008 7:54:40 AM PDT by ScottyinTN (Stuck on dialup)
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To: Brilliant
There is no question though that runaway population growth in the third world is causing problems here in the US.

Nonsense. The problem isn't excess population, but stupid government policies (both here and abroad).

The world consumption of oil, for example, would be a lot less if there were fewer people consuming it.

Unlikely. If the world population were smaller, there would simply be a smaller market (less demand, less pressure for exploration, etc.).

A lot of the illegal immigration problem in the US was brought on by Mexico’s population problems.

This is more baseless conjecture. The illegal immigration problem in the US was brought about by bad policies from the time of FDR via the Bracero program. The pressures on the Mexican side that allowed the problem to continue were due to incompetence and corruption of their federal government. It continued on our side due to a federal government that refused to do its job to protect our borders because it thought we needed the extra labor to sustain economic growth.

I think the Muslim world in particular needs birth control.

What the Muslim world needs is to change religions.

We can’t ignore this problem, unfortunately.

The "problem" is people like you. Your kind caused most of the misery in the 20th century.

46 posted on 05/22/2008 7:58:53 AM PDT by Technogeeb
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To: Technogeeb

Birth control is “misery?” You’re delusional. There is going to be a whole lot more misery than that, if we continue to grow the world population at the rate that it’s been growing.


47 posted on 05/22/2008 8:01:57 AM PDT by Brilliant
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220 000 condoms off to Myanmar
News 24.com ^ | 20/05/2008 17:14 | SA

Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2008 8:34:08 AM by VocalObserver

Bangkok -


Condoms & Bangkok

So many jokes - so little time.

48 posted on 05/22/2008 8:02:36 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Typical white person, bitter, religious, gun owner, who will "Just say No to BO (or HRC).")
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To: VocalObserver

No food, no safe water, no housing, no medicine and the UN sends the cyclone victims condoms. The UN is worthless, corrupt and venal.


49 posted on 05/22/2008 8:05:59 AM PDT by RicocheT
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To: Brilliant
Birth control is “misery?”

No, YOU are. Your kind. Those of you who think that you know what is best for other people, and are willing to use the force of government to impose your will on others. The operative word in population control is CONTROL.

You’re delusional.

You're evil. Your kind murdered millions in the 20th century. Because sooner or later when your policies don't turn out the way you think they should, you turn to rounding up people who don't think the way you do and putting them in death camps.

There is going to be a whole lot more misery than that, if we continue to grow the world population at the rate that it’s been growing.

In addition to being evil, you are also an idiot. Humans are not a waste product; they are a resource. One of the few consistent axioms of history is that larger populations result in greater wealth.

50 posted on 05/22/2008 8:30:49 AM PDT by Technogeeb
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