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Root cause of AIDS being ignored, says activist
onenewsnow.com ^ | Aug. 7, 2008 | Jim Brown

Posted on 08/07/2008 12:26:23 PM PDT by PROCON

Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality is calling on church and political leaders to confront the unhealthy lifestyle choices contributing to the majority of the country's HIV infections.

The 17th International AIDS Conference will wrap up in Mexico City on Friday (August 8). In attendance is California mega-church pastor Rick Warren who says HIV-AIDS is a "global pandemic" that the church can help solve by "show[ing] compassion, kindness and the love of Christ." However, Peter LaBarbera says while he commends the idea of a church-based effort to fight AIDS in Africa, he is troubled that many church and political leaders are afraid to take on the primary source of the AIDS problem in the United States.

"We know that homosexual behavior and homosexual promiscuity are linked to AIDS. A very obvious connection is brought out in the CDC statistics [see related video report], and yet nobody in any position of authority -- and that would include the White House -- seems to want to deal with taking action against the sources of spreading HIV here in the United States," LaBarbera points out.

Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) says sending 116 federal employees to the conference was a huge waste, costing taxpayers half a million dollars, including a $100,000 registration fee and $80,000 for airfare. Coburn suggests that the money could have instead been used to "prevent 59,136 newborns from becoming infected with HIV" or could have provided treatment to all 35 Americans on a waiting list for AIDS drugs.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aids; aidssodomy; grids; hiv; homosexualagenda; labarbera; riskybehavior; sodomyaids

1 posted on 08/07/2008 12:26:24 PM PDT by PROCON
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To: wagglebee

Ping!


2 posted on 08/07/2008 12:26:45 PM PDT by PROCON (No more politics, I promise!)
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To: PROCON

How to prevent aids simple Sit down and keep your Mouth shut


3 posted on 08/07/2008 12:28:49 PM PDT by al baby (Hi mom Cracker power Brother)
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To: PROCON

Aids is caused the same way botulism is. Bad meat in the can.


4 posted on 08/07/2008 12:29:57 PM PDT by exile ("Get off the phone, ya big dope"- The Great One)
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To: PROCON

LOL, love the headline of this thread. Putting their “root” where it don’t belong is the main problem.


5 posted on 08/07/2008 12:30:21 PM PDT by AxelPaulsenJr (300 Million People Going Bust Over High Gasoline Prices and Hussein Obama Wants to Hug Trees.)
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To: al baby

The fact is that rates of AIDS and HIV would drastically fall if people’s behavior changed.

We’ve been hearing about condoms and “safe sex” for over 20 years now. Has the message not penetrated? Do people think before they do whatever with whomever?


6 posted on 08/07/2008 12:31:46 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Dilbert San Diego
penetrated

now thats funny

7 posted on 08/07/2008 12:35:06 PM PDT by al baby (Hi mom Cracker power Brother)
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To: PROCON
Root cause of AIDS being ignored

Cue Capt. Obvious...
8 posted on 08/07/2008 12:38:07 PM PDT by LearsFool ("Thou shouldst not have been old, till thou hadst been wise.")
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To: exile

Excellent.

Didn’t the UN come out this year just before school ended and told everyone their 20 year study proved that normal hetro sex does not cause AID’s and that it really actually is limited to the gay and drug community


9 posted on 08/07/2008 12:39:36 PM PDT by edcoil
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To: PROCON

Ahh now there is an image, Rick Warren Exhorter to Righteousness...to be sure...

Showing compassion is great, calling to repentance is much more difficult...I wonder which one Warren will call for?


10 posted on 08/07/2008 12:43:44 PM PDT by padre35 (Conservative in Exile/ Romans 10.10/Eze 11.2)
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To: al baby

Dayem....that is funny!


11 posted on 08/07/2008 12:44:23 PM PDT by devane617 (we are so screwed)
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To: edcoil
Didn’t the UN come out this year just before school ended and told everyone their 20 year study proved that normal hetro sex does not cause AID’s and that it really actually is limited to the gay and drug community

That's not the UN the Democrats knew.

12 posted on 08/07/2008 12:52:04 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't drive, can't fly, can't ski, can't skipper a boat; but they know what's best for us)
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To: exile

tsk. tsk.


13 posted on 08/07/2008 12:52:25 PM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: PROCON

no pun intended, I’m sure /mildsarc


14 posted on 08/07/2008 12:54:57 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (College kid: "Do you have a minute for Obama?" NVA: "Not now or ever.")
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To: PROCON

All that would have been required to stop the spread of AIDS in the early 1980s would have been for the queers to sit on their butts and keep their mouths shut.


15 posted on 08/07/2008 12:58:27 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: PROCON
If the gays are not having a good enough time, they need to stand up, kick themselves in the rear, sit back down and Shut up!
16 posted on 08/07/2008 1:05:37 PM PDT by jonrick46
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To: Dilbert San Diego

I have said this many times, both on this forum and to my anatomy and microbiology students, that everyone is NOT equally likely to contract HIV/AIDS. It is a behaviorally spread disease primarily associated with contact with two groups: homosexual or bisexual males and/or IV drug users. Those are “just the facts ma’am”, but the MSM pretends otherwise.


17 posted on 08/07/2008 1:09:15 PM PDT by srmorton (Choose life!)
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To: PROCON

Ignored? I thought everyone knew Reagan was the cause of AIDS.


18 posted on 08/07/2008 1:13:16 PM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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To: PROCON

Got AIDS? Lib philosophy: Rub a condom on it.


19 posted on 08/07/2008 1:18:22 PM PDT by quark
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To: PROCON

HIV/AIDS infected people need to be quarantined no matter how much utterly selfish people scream. When this country’s commonsense was still intact measles, mumps, chicken pox, polio, TB, etc., were cause for quarantine.


20 posted on 08/07/2008 1:23:11 PM PDT by Linden1209
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To: PROCON

AIDS, the 99.999% preventable disease. But hey, it’s all Bush’s fault. Right?


21 posted on 08/07/2008 1:24:25 PM PDT by Desron13 (If you constantly vote between the lesser of two evils then evil is your ultimate destination.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“The fact is that rates of AIDS and HIV would drastically fall if people’s behavior changed......”We’ve been hearing about condoms and “safe sex” for over 20 years now. Has the message not penetrated? Do people think before they do whatever with whomever?”

My own belief is that the message has in fact been heard, everywhere, by everyone and yet, unfortunately, it is even now ignored by far too many people. What they must be thinking when they knowingly ignore that message is hard to imagine.


22 posted on 08/07/2008 1:29:57 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: padre35

Ahh now there is an image, Rick Warren Exhorter to Righteousness...to be sure...

Showing compassion is great, calling to repentance is much more difficult...I wonder which one Warren will call for?
__________________________________________________________
Yes. Warren is the new hula-hoop in religion until the next one comes along.
He will call for whatever snakeoil he can sell.


23 posted on 08/07/2008 1:30:07 PM PDT by Linden1209
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To: PROCON

The root cause of AIDS is the use of human orifices in applications for which they clearly were not designed.

When grown adults are made fully aware of a voluntary activity that will lead to their death and they do it any way, all that can be done has been done.


24 posted on 08/07/2008 1:37:57 PM PDT by SampleMan (We are a free and industrious people, socialist nannies do not become us.)
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To: edcoil
Sort of. In Africa there are high rates of heterosexual transmission, but it is because anal sex between non-partnered people is so common.
25 posted on 08/07/2008 1:40:08 PM PDT by SampleMan (We are a free and industrious people, socialist nannies do not become us.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

There’s no such thing as safe sex.

Also part of the problem.


26 posted on 08/07/2008 1:42:07 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: PROCON

Sometimes the truth hurts.

But if people were truly concerned about AIDS, they would speak the truth about behavior. and just “safe” sex (misnomer). For “activists” “journalists” and politicians to feign horror at AIDS while avoiding the frank talk about promiscuity and homosexuality tells me they really aren’t all that concerned.


27 posted on 08/07/2008 1:44:07 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Linden1209
I agree, and this is the only way that we can hopefully eradicate this infectious disease until a cure can be found.
28 posted on 08/07/2008 1:55:11 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM .53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart, there is no GOD.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

I remember an incident long ago where my lib (straight) BIL was telling about a bumper sticker he saw. He was outraged. The bumper sticker had text that read “Stop AIDS” and had the standard red circle slash over some stick figures engaged in homosexual activity.

He was outraged and clearly upset as he declared “It’s not true! It’s not true!”.

Obviously, he wouldn’t be as upset if he didn’t know that it WAS true, but it caused a cognitive dissonance with his liberal indoctrination that he’d immersed himself in.


29 posted on 08/07/2008 2:00:26 PM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: GodGunsGuts

FYI


30 posted on 08/07/2008 2:13:01 PM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: PROCON

AIDS can be eliminated by three simple steps:

1. Require that everyone pass a test in simple plumbing.
They will learn the difference between “male” and “female”
fittings... Male into Female....NOT Male into Male.

2. Require that everyone pass a test demonstrating they have
sound understanding of the difference between Recreational
areas and waste disposal toxic zones.

3. Teach everyone to give up drugs that are injected, and to not exchange needles with other users.


31 posted on 08/07/2008 3:01:15 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: SampleMan

I thought massive prostitution - or the CIA


32 posted on 08/07/2008 3:08:56 PM PDT by edcoil
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To: Fractal Trader

Thanks for the ping! Unfortunately, I was out of town when this article was posted. If you see anything else like it, please give me another ping.

All the best—GGG


33 posted on 08/07/2008 8:38:32 PM PDT by GodGunsGuts
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To: srmorton

I don’t think they pretend otherwise anymore; they just ignore it.

Did anyone get the 116/100,000 = ~$1,000 per attendee in registration for a convention?


34 posted on 08/09/2008 7:56:09 AM PDT by 1L
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