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  • Leaving The Sick To Suffer

    01/17/2010 6:53:47 PM PST · by Biggirl · 24 replies · 924+ views
    http://www.radioviceonline.com ^ | January 17, 2010 | Jim Vicevich
    This will just make you sick, as well as angry and heartbroken. CNN is reporting that Medical staff were withdrawn from a temporary hospital for safety concerns, leaving the sick to suffer … alone. "Earthquake victims, writhing in pain and grasping at life, watched doctors and nurses walk away from a field hospital Friday night after a Belgian medical team evacuated the area, saying it was concerned about security. The decision left CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta as the only doctor at the hospital to get the patients through the night." Read the whole thing. It will sicken you.
  • Was your ancestor a cannibal? And were their victims HAPPY to be eaten?

    12/13/2009 2:22:39 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 88 replies · 1,996+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/12/09 | William Napier
    It's a spine-chilling discovery - hundreds of expertly-butchered human bones that suggest cannibalism was rife among early man.What's even more shocking is that the victims may have been HAPPY to be eaten ...The birds are singing and the forest floor is dappled with sunlight. You can hear the sound of a babbling stream, running into the great river not far off to the east. Sharp ears might hear the drumming of a woodpecker or, high above, the cry of a sparrowhawk.
  • Muslim Outrage vs Feared Backlash Stats, Anyone?

    11/19/2009 2:27:59 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 6 replies · 250+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | 11/19/2009 | Oshkalaboomboom
    I am looking for links to comparisons of articles voicing outrage from the Muslim community vs articles warning against backlash, or news reports on tv, etc., with numbers: 879 articles warning against a backlash vs 31 from Muslim leaders decrying the actions of Major Hasan, for example. I looked on MRC and all they had were a few quotes from tv talking heads. Thanks for any help.
  • Jerusalem Monument to 9/11 Victims Unveiled by JNF

    11/12/2009 9:23:00 PM PST · by bogusname · 24 replies · 743+ views
    Israel National News ^ | November 12, 2009 | Hana Levi Julian
    A bright blue sky could not hide the gray shadows of pain that marked the eyes of the families of the victims of the "9/11" terrorist attack that found themselves in Arazim Park in Jerusalem on Thursday. They had gathered together with international dignitaries and Israeli leaders to dedicate a new monument to the their loved ones, who lost their lives in the senseless 2001 attack on America by the Al Qaeda terrorist organization...
  • Remembering The Victims Of Communism

    11/09/2009 4:52:49 PM PST · by Biggirl · 9 replies · 321+ views
    http://www.radioviceonline.com ^ | November 9, 2009 | Jim Vicevich
    As we remember 20 years after the realization of Ronald Reagan's famous words "tear down this wall!" On this historic anniversary, the folks at Reason TV have produced a great four minute piece on the victims of Communism. I highlight this because we had so many callers today who lived under or saw first hand life under a socialist dictatorship. People like Kris and Erica and Susan (who lived in West Germany) knew first hand what is was like. But as Reason TV points out, these people and their lives and their sacrifices are too often forgotten. And today many...
  • 6 from Wisconsin among Fort Hood victims

    11/07/2009 7:23:53 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 13 replies · 911+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | Nov. 6-7, 2009 | Don Walker
    2 killed, 4 wounded; some were to go to Afghanistan with assailantBy Don Walker At least six soldiers from Wisconsin were among the 43 people killed or injured by an Army psychiatrist at Fort Hood, and an Army major said Friday night that the shooter was scheduled to deploy with a Madison-based unit. The man identified as the shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, was to be sent to Afghanistan. Madison's 467th Medical Detachment, also known as a combat-stress unit, was also in the process of being deployed with him, according to Maj. Claudia Jefferson, an Army spokeswoman. "Hasan was supposed...
  • Military Releases Names of Dead in Fort Hood Shooting

    11/07/2009 2:26:24 PM PST · by Brown Deer · 48 replies · 3,650+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/07/2009
    Breaking News: Military Releases Names of Dead in Fort Hood Shooting
  • Fort Hood victims list

    11/06/2009 1:50:32 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 15 replies · 1,242+ views
    My San Antonio ^ | Nov 6, 09 02:45 PM | Jeorge Zarazua
    Ft. Hood Victims List http://blogs.mysanantonio.com/weblogs/breaking/2009/11/fort-hood-victims-list.html - Killed> - Michael Grant Cahill, 62, of Spokane, Wash., was a physician's assistant who was working on the post as a contracted civilian Reservist John Gaffaney, 56, of Sierra Messa, Calif. Spc. Jason Dean Hunt, 22, of Tipton, Okla. Sgt. Amy Krueger, 29, of Kiel, Wis. Aaron Thomas Nemelka, 19, of West Jordan, Utah, was killed. PFC Michael Pearson, 21, of Bolingbrook, Ill. Russell Seager, 51, of Racine, Wis. Francheska Velez, 21, of Chicago. She was pregnant. Spc. Kham Xiong, 23, of St. Paul, Minn. Wounded> - Amber Bahr, 19, of Random Lake, Wis.,...
  • 911 Memorial Park Arson: Fire Reveals 911 Victims Stored in Temporary Tent

    11/01/2009 6:36:08 PM PST · by mondoreb · 12 replies · 868+ views
    DBKP ^ | November 1, 2009 | Ginn
    Man Sets Fire to 911 Memorial in New York City: Reveals Lax Security and the Fate of 911 Victim's Bodies Stored in Temporary Tent New York City Fiasco: Eight Years and Counting, 911 Victims Still Stored in Temporary Tent Next to Morgue According to the New York Post, a Harvard Law grad, Brian Schroeder, 26, originally from Texas, allegedly set fire to the 911 makeshift memorial where the victim's remains are stored. While none of the remains were damaged, many of the mementos left by friends and family were destroyed. Schroeder gave himself up by walking into the 13th Precinct...
  • Number of Victims to unknow virus growing! State of emergency to be imposed in Ukraine?

    10/30/2009 7:17:19 AM PDT · by humble and shy · 2 replies · 557+ views
    Yesterday, on October 29 some media reported that allegedly in the Ternopil Region cases of ill people with typhus were registered, and that militarized detachments limited entrance and departure from the territory of the Ternopil Region. However, the Public Relations Center of the Ministry of Emergencies in the Ternopil Region denied information about it. Yesterday, on October 29 the chief physician of the regional sanitary-epidemiological station Halyna Hrynchuk assured that Kyiv Region is ready for prophylaxis and treatment of influenza, reported Yulia Makoveeva, MIGnews.com.ua correspondent. In the Ternopil Region 25 percents of infectiologists who worked with patients with acute respiratory...
  • Pregnant Women Among Early Victims of H1N1 Influenza

    10/01/2009 4:14:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies · 905+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10/01/09 | David Brown
    In a reminder that the new strain of H1N1 influenza may not be as benign as originally thought, federal health officials reported Thursday that 100 pregnant women infected with the virus were hospitalized in intensive care units in the first four months of the outbreak, and 28 have died. "What we are seeing is quite striking," said Anne Schuchat, a physician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta who is helping direct the government's response to the pandemic. "The obstetric caregivers here, and the ones that we're speaking with [around the country] have rarely seen this kind...
  • Lest We Forget: Victims of Sept. 11

    09/11/2009 2:51:08 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 10 replies · 1,142+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | September 11 2009 Never forget!
    Aamoth, Jr., Gordon M. • Abad, Edelmiro • Abad, Maria Rose • Abate, Andrew Anthony • Abate, Vincent • Abel, Laurence Christopher • Abraham, Alona • Abrahamson, William F. • Aceto, Richard Anthony • Ackermann, Heinrich Bernhard • Acquaviva, Paul • Adams, Donald LaRoy • Adams, Patrick • Adams, Shannon Lewis • Adams, Stephen George • Adanga, Ignatius Udo • Addamo, Christy A. • Adderley, Jr., Terence E. • Addo, Sophia B • Adler, Lee • Afflitto, Daniel Thomas •Afuakwah, Emmanuel Akwasi • Agarwal, Alok • Agarwala, Mukul Kumar • Agnello, Joseph • Agnes, David Scott • Aguiar, Jr., Joao...
  • NATO, Afghan Forces Help Flood Victims

    09/08/2009 5:46:05 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 205+ views
    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, Sept. 8, 2009 – NATO International Security Assistance Force servicemembers have helped Afghan forces in their efforts to aid flood victims in eastern Afghanistan. In Laghman province’s Alingar district, ISAF servicemembers delivered three truckloads of humanitarian aid items to Sundurwa villagers Sept. 3 after a road washed out, destroying a house and killing nine children. Two children were missing after the flood. In an effort to support the Afghan Border Police, who initially responded to the washout and provided humanitarian aid, ISAF servicemembers, including an engineer serving with the Nuristan provincial reconstruction team, assessed the road and...
  • State preps to relocate quarantined H1N1 victims

    09/01/2009 1:30:38 PM PDT · by driftdiver · 12 replies · 1,295+ views
    WND ^ | Aug 31, 2009 | Drew Zahn
    DES MOINES, Ia. – A blank document from the Iowa Department of Public Health has been discovered online, designed to be filled in with the name of an H1N1 virus victim who is required to relocate from his or her home to a quarantine facility. The form, which began appearing today in e-mails and on the Internet, has concerned a confused public already swimming in conflicting reports about the severity of the swine flu and intrusive government measures that many fear may be taken if the disease becomes a pandemic. The Iowa document, which WND confirmed with state officials is...
  • Group Protests MnDOT Hiring Practices

    08/19/2009 12:39:04 PM PDT · by MNDude · 6 replies · 569+ views
    Protesters who claim MNDOT is not doing enough to make sure construction companies that land state contracts are hiring women and minorities, held a demonstration Wednesday. A group called "Hire Minnesota" gathered at a MnDOT job sight on Interstate 35w near 46th Street. The group is made up of a coalition of religious and civil rights groups.
  • Korean Victims Mark Atomic Bomb Anniversary

    08/08/2009 12:32:54 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 9 replies · 815+ views
    VOA ^ | 8/6/09 | Jason Strother
    Sixty-four years ago, the United States dropped the first nuclear weapon used in war on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. A few days later, another was exploded over Nagasaki. More than 200,000 people died in the bombings and many of them were Korean. S. Koreans pray in font of the cenotaph for Korean atomic bomb victims in Hiroshima, Japan, 05 Aug 2009 S. Koreans pray in font of the cenotaph for Korean atomic bomb victims in Hiroshima, Japan, 05 Aug 2009 At a ceremony in Seoul, the Koreans who survived the blasts marked the 64th anniversary of the Hiroshima attack...
  • Society

    07/08/2009 9:17:29 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 2 replies · 312+ views
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 07-09-09 | stolinsky
    The South Carolina spree murderer has been identified. He had been paroled only two weeks earlier and had a 25-page criminal record, including armed robbery, burglary and assault. He was surprised during another burglary and shot dead by police in North Carolina, ending a reign of terror in which five people were murdered. They included an 83-year-old woman and her daughter, a farmer, and a storeowner and his 15-year-old daughter. A police official waved the thick rap sheet at TV cameras and demanded to know why someone with such an extensive criminal record had been released yet again. It was...
  • Coalition forces, Kirkuk officials partner to care for bombing victims

    06/25/2009 7:16:00 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 274+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Senior Master Sgt. Michael Land, USAF
    6/25/2009 - KIRKUK AIR BASE, Iraq (AFNS) -- The bright pink soccer ball was clearly out of place on the flightline here June 22; however, it was in just the right place to begin the healing process for a 9-year-old girl atop a stretcher being carried on board a Turkish air force C-130 to be aeromedically evacuated to Ankara, Turkey. She was the first of the 11 litter patients in all who were moved from ambulances up the ramp into the cargo aircraft. Overall, U.S. and Turkish airmen, U.S. State Department officials at the Kirkuk Provincial Reconstruction Team, and Turkish...
  • Mountain Meadows groups plan commemoration

    05/30/2009 4:55:13 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 116 replies · 1,168+ views
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | May 28, 2009 | Mark Havnes
    Cedar City » In May 1859 - almost two years after 120 members of a wagon train on their way to California were massacred at Mountain Meadows - their bones were collected from hastily dug graves and reburied by Army Maj. James H. Carlton and his troops. On Saturday, descendants of the victims will meet at the massacre site in southwestern Utah to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Carlton's efforts to give their ancestors a proper burial in four mass graves. The ceremony, complete with music, speeches and a 21-gun salute will include members of the Mountain Meadows Association, Mountain...
  • Desperate Flood Victims Wait For Federal Assistance

    05/26/2009 8:23:33 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 11 replies · 845+ views
    wftv ^ | 5-26-09 | wftv
    VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. -- Governor Charlie Crist visited flood-damaged areas and devastated families Tuesday as recovery efforts began from the historic floods in Volusia County. The coast is drying up and giving families a chance to rebuild. In Volusia County, 619 houses have major damage and may be destroyed and 912 homes had minor damage. Officials are waiting to find out if federal money will come in to help storm victims and if FEMA will get involved.