Health Service Break Through!

One day, Pete complained to his friend, “My head really hurts. I guess I should see a doctor.”

His friend said, “Don’t do that. There’s a computer at the drug store that can diagnose anything quicker and cheaper than a doctor. Simply tell it the problem, put in a sample of your urine, and the computer will diagnose it and tell you what you can do about the issue you’re having. It only costs $20.00.”

 
Pete figured he had nothing to lose, so he filled a jar with a urine sample and went to the drug store. Finding the computer, he poured in the sample and deposited the $20.00.
The computer started making some noise and various lights started flashing. After a brief pause, out popped a small slip of paper which read:
 
computer person
You have migrains. You need to take better care of yourself. Get a daily rest, drink a lot and avoid bright lights, stress and strain. See me again in 2 weeks.
 
During the next 2 weeks, while thinking how amazing this new technology was and how it would change medical science forever, he began to wonder if this could be fooled. He decided to give it a try. He mixed together some tap water, a stool sample from his dog, and urine samples from his wife and daughter. To top it off, he even added some oil from his car. 
He went back to the drug store, located the computer, poured in the sample and deposited the $20.00, again stating he had a bad headache. He awaited curiously to see what the computer will say about the odd mix.  The machine again made the usual noises, flashed lights, and printed out the following analysis:

 

Your tap water has too much waste in it.

headache


Your dog has ringworms. 

Your teenage daughter is pregnant.

Your wife has had 5 different lovers in the past six months.

Also, your car needs a new radiator.

And you wonder why you have a headache? 

Saudi Arabia: World’s Human Rights Sewer

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva is an organization that may be easy to critique, but it is very hard to satirize. Ordinarily, if you told anyone that there was a place in Switzerland where Sudan, Iran and others of the world’s worst dictatorships and human rights abusers have their views on human rights treated with respect and deference, you would assume the script was written by Monty Python. Idi Amin would make an appearance at some point to share his views on how to improve equal conditions for women in the workplace. Pol Pot would crop up in order to castigate those countries where living standards had not been sufficiently raised in accordance with global averages.

Everything that happens in Geneva is beyond satire. But last week provides a demonstration, outrageous even by the standards of the UN. For this week, it came out – thanks to the excellent organization UN Watch — that Saudi Arabia has been appointed as the head of a key UNHRC panel. This panel selects the top officials who shape international standards in human rights; it is intended to report on human rights violations around the world. The five-member group of ambassadors, which Saudi Arabia will now head, is known as the Consultative Group and has the power to select applicants to fill more than 77 positions worldwide that deal with human rights issues. It appears that the appointment of Saudi Arabia’s envoy to the UNHRC, Faisal Trad, was made before the summer, but that diplomats in Geneva have kept silent on the matter since then.

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Meandering Thoughts on the Israeli Front Lines

Beyond the Cusp

Let us start with the United Nations and before reporting on the predictably less wonderful reports refer to yesterday’s article which will be right below this or on the top of the next page and is titled Historic First Tashlich Observed at the United Nations which told about the using of a Jewish tradition for casting away sins by throwing bread upon the waters. The story related how a European Christian group called Forum for Cultural Diplomacy made all the arrangements which was something of a pleasant surprise. The service can be viewed at the article and is just under twelve minutes long. Of course this event was arranged very tactically to coincide with the opening ceremonies for the United Nations General Assembly and all the unbelievable garbage which will ensue. It is awful enough to hear Iranian President Rowhani give a speech calling for the rest of the world…

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Turkey’s Islamist Factory Settings

Israel-bashing and the systematic fueling of anti-Semitic behavior have become a Turkish political pastime since Turkey downgraded its diplomatic ties with Israel in 2010. There has been, though, relative tranquility and reports of a potential thaw since June 7, when Turkey’s Islamist government lost its parliamentary majority for the first time since it rose to power in 2002.

In August, a senior Hamas official, apparently hosted for some time by an all-too affectionate Turkish government, vanished into thin air. Saleh al-Arouri, a veteran Hamas official and one of the founders of its military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, was forced to leave Israel in 2010, after serving more than 15 years in prison. After his release, he was believed to be living in Istanbul. In August 2014, at a meeting of the International Union of Islamic Scholars in Istanbul, al-Arouri said that Hamas was behind the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank, an incident that triggered a spiral of violence in Gaza and Israel that summer.

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Driving Tips

Good vision in a downpour
 
How to achieve good vision while driving during a heavy downpour.

We are not sure why it is so effective; Just try this method when it rains heavily. we heard of his method from a police friend who had experienced and confirmed it.

It is useful…even driving at night. Most of the motorists would turn wind shield wipers on ‘HIGH’ or on the ‘FASTEST SPEED’ during heavy downpour, yet the visibility in front of the windshield is still bad.

In the event you face such a situation, just put on your ‘SUNGLASSES’ and miracles! All of a sudden, the visibility in front of your windshield is perfectly clear, as if there is no visible rain.

Make sure you always have a pair of SUNGLASSES in your car.

You are not only helping yourself to drive safely with good vision, but also might
save someone’s life by giving him this idea. Try it yourself and share it with your friends…!!!

Amazingly, you’ll still see the drops on the windshield, but not the sheet of rain falling. You’ll also see where the rain bounces off the road. Wearing sunglasses works to eliminate the “blindness” from passing cars, or the “kickup” if you are following a car in the rain.

They ought to teach this little tip in driver’s training manual. It really does work. This is a good  warning. I wonder how many  people knew about this.

Another good tip:
A 36 year old female had an accident several weeks ago. It was raining, though not excessively when her car suddenly began to hydro-plane and  literally flew
through the air.

She was not seriously injured, but very stunned at the sudden occurrence! When she explained to the Police Officer what had happened, he told her something that every driver should know – NEVER –  EVER ‘DRIVE’ IN THE RAIN WITH YOUR CRUISE CONTROL ON.’ She how-ever, thought she was being cautious by setting the cruise control & maintaining a safe consistent speed in the rain.*

But the Police Officer told her that if the cruise control is on, your car will in fact
begin to hydro-plane. *When the tires lose contact with the road, your car will
automatically accelerate to a higher rate of speed, making you take off like an airplane.*

She told the Officer that was exactly what had  occurred. The Officer said; ‘This warning should be listed, on the driver’s seat sun-visor – *’NEVER* USE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE ROAD IS  WET OR ICY’.

Along with the airbag warning, ‘we tell our teenagers to set  the cruise control and drive a safe speed – but; ‘we don’t tell them to use the cruise control only when the road is dry. The only person the accident victim found who knew this, (besides the Officer), was a man who’d  had a similar accident, totaled his car and had sustained severe injuries.
 
NOTE:
Some vehicles (like the Toyota Sienna Limited XLE)  will not allow you to set the cruise control when your windshield wipers are on.

5-man Hamas cell that killed Naama and Eitam Henkin arrested

Israeli security forces have arrested the Palestinian terror cell that carried out the murders of Naama and Eitam Henkin in the West Bank on Thursday, the Shin Bet security service said Monday evening.

A statement from the Shin Bet said it had carried out the operation in conjunction with the Israel Defense Forces and Israel Police. The suspects had been taken in for questioning by the Shin Bet and had admitted their involvement in the attack, the statement said.

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Morning Briefing – The Telegraph

Good morning.

David Cameron will wrap up the Conservative conference today by talking about the “long term” part of his “economic plan”, dubbing the 2010s a “turnaround decade”. In the first sign of what he sees as part of his legacy, the Prime Minister will pledge a “national crusade” to build homes in the hope of transforming “generation rent” into “generation buy”.

The Tory leader is giving himself an ambitious task, as the rate of housebuilding has remained stubbornly around 150,000 homes a year (152,940 permanent dwellings completed in 2010/11, and 140,850 in 2014/15). However, he hopes to get Britain building – fulfilling his pledge of 200,000 “starter homes” – by having developers build affordable housing to buy, rather than to rent. But will this be enough to help Britons onto the ladder? Shelter estimates that someone would need to make £50,266 a year, or £76,957 in London, to buy a starter home.

Success as the “party of home ownership” could leave Cameron a powerful legacy, as previous Conservative leaders have found. When Harold Macmillan was given the task by Winston Churchill in 1951, as his housing minister, of building 300,000 homes a year, he was famously told: “It is a gamble—it will make or mar your political career, but every humble home will bless your name if you succeed.” His success helped keep the Tories in power for the next 13 years.

The Prime Minister will be setting out what he wants to achieve in his final five years in office, and has made clear he will be off in 2020 – telling LBC “10 years is a long time…and I think after that people will be ready for somebody new”. This hasn’t stopped the leadership beauty parade, with Boris Johnson and Theresa May laying out their competing stalls yesterday. “What an odd contrast,” thought Michael Deacon. “Winter then summer in the space of an hour.” Iain Duncan Smith has called for calm, urging ambitious colleagues to “get it under control”, and now it is up David Cameron to show his party the plan he wants them to get behind.

“We can make this era – these 2010s – a defining decade for our country. The turnaround decade.”

News
Three Isn’t The Magic Number
The Conservatives’ tax credit reforms will teach parents that “children cost money” and discourage them having a third child, Iain Duncan Smith has said.

Softly, As I Leave EU
Britain has nothing to fear from leaving the European Union, Chris Grayling has indicated as he said the country would “prosper” whatever the result of the In/Out referendum. Mary Riddell writes in today’s paper that both the Prime Minister and Labour will want Britain to stay in the EU, explaining: “If the EU referendum is lost, or narrowly won, the PM and his heir presumptive are finished, and Labour’s vision of social democracy will turn to ashes.” Meanwhile, the Times reports on a secret plan to deport hundreds of thousands of failed asylum seekers from Europe.

Wage Against The Machine
Middle class white collar jobs in the financial service and law are at risk of disappearing because of the new living wage, David Willetts – the head of the thinktank behind the policy – says. The former Tory minister, and now executive chairman of the Resolution Foundation, warned that these jobs could be eventually “routinized” by computers because of the new basic hourly pay rate, which comes in next April.

There Goes My Euro
Lord Mandelson has conceded that it would now be pointless for Britain to join the euro, after years of campaigning for the country to adopt the single currency.

Carry On Doctor, Abroad
Three quarters of junior doctors say they will leave their jobs if changes to their contracts go ahead. A poll of more than 6,000 trainees found just one in four claims they will stay in post if controversial Government reforms are made.

Met Vs Beeb
Scotland Yard has accused the BBC of undermining its investigation into historical child sex abuse, claiming that the corporation’s actions risked deterring victims from coming forward.