Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Headlines and Stories

Pope in Africa reaffirms "no condoms" against AIDS Putz. That is almost criminal.

"It (AIDS) cannot be overcome by the distribution of condoms. On the contrary, they increase the problem," he said in response to a question about the Church's widely contested position against the use of condoms.

The disease has killed more than 25 million people since the early 1980s, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa, and some 22.5 million Africans are living with HIV.

Recession-weary Americans outraged by AIG bonuses The excuse is that they were contract stipulations that couldn't be abrogated. But the auto workers had to renegotiate their contracts in order for GM and Chrysler to get government money. False outrage by politicians diverts the true question: how come the white collar types got their money? Didn't Geithner know? And if he didn't, why not?

Army puts Madagascar opposition leader in charge
The Associated Press - ‎55 minutes ago‎
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) - Military leaders in Madagascar say they have handed over control of this Indian Ocean island nation to the president's rival.

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