Donald Trump attacks Pakistan claiming 'they have given us nothing but lies and deceit' in return for $33bn aid - ''They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!'
LPT: Trying to learn a new language? Watch a movie you know by heart that's dubbed and/or subtitled in that language. It will aid in word association and comprehension and speed up the process of become proficient.
TRUMP: I am not a racist - ALSO TRUMP: Don’t rent to black people. Central Park Five are guilty. Obama was born in Kenya. Mexicans are rapists and criminals. Judge Curiel can’t be fair because he’s Mexican. All Haitians have AIDS. Nigerians live in huts. Nazis are very fine people
TIL Princess Diana, on live TV, shook the hand of an AIDS patient without wearing gloves, challenging the belief that AIDS could be passed via contact. The act was seen as a huge moment for those suffering with the disease.
Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people hit by severe drought by the end of this month. Successive failed rains blamed on fluctuations in ocean temperatures known as the Indian Ocean Dipole have created a series of severe droughts in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa region
“Yemen is one step away from famine,” UN aid chief warns - 7.1 million are on the brink of starvation. 80% of Yemen needs humanitarian assistance, & 19 of the country’s 22 governorates have reached crisis levels of food insecurity.
The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools. They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!
Life expectancy in Africa has increased by 9.4 years since 2000, thanks to improvements in child survival, progress in malaria control, and expanded access to HIV/AIDS drugs (x-post from r/upliftingtrends)
To the gentleman who changed my Wife’s flat. I’m very grateful to you coming to her aid and helping like that. But seriously, how the fuck did you manage to crossthread all five wheel bolts?
TIL that a woman’s professional and personal life were ruined with a single tweet that said: “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!” The woman, Justine Sacco, turned out to be a P.R. Chief for a large internet company.
TIL of Kevin Peter Hall, the actor who played the Predator (1987), who was in a near fatal car accident in 1990. While receiving a blood transfusion at the hospital, he contracted AIDS and died less than a year later.
This man grew up in Ghana and was given food aid by Americans. At that point he knew he wanted to be an American so he came here to get his education. Got his citizenship LEGALLY and has chosen to serve to show his gratefulness. WE SALUTE YOU!!!
Maybe it's because >Pedosexuals >Eight year old drag queens >BAKE THE CAKE BIGOT! >Pushing trannies >Deliberate Aids Spreading (Bug Chasers, "getting pozzed") >Public displays of degeneracy (naked men in front of children) It's truly a mystery of our time.
TIL when scientists first realized that American gay men and Africans in France were both suffering from the same disease (AIDS), French researchers sent over a sample to be tested. But a scientist with a grudge against the French institute switched out the sample, setting research back years.
This is depressing. My wife and I can't afford kids, but the refugees in front of me in Sam's loaded up two carts like this and are paying with SNAP aid. Why do they get so much more help than an American couple?
TIL During the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, education about the disease was limited for political reasons. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop ended up infuriating members of both parties after he ordered that every home in America be mailed a letter explaining what AIDS was and how to protect from it.
[PA] Banned from Rite Aid for life when I was 14. 11 years later, I’ve moved across the state 7 hours away, and Rite Aid is the only pharmacy in sight. What would happen if I filled my prescriptions here?
In Skyfall, when Silva is escaping through the underground, he slides down between two escalators, an area that is usually blocked by signs to prevent this happening. These signs are over the floor when Silva reaches the bottom, showing that someone had previously removed them to aid his escape.
TIL Steve Irwin was filming a documentary in 2003 when he heard scuba divers went missing. He and his whole film crew stopped filming to aid in the 2 day search and rescue of the missing divers.
TIL that Steven Russell escaped from prison by using laxatives to fake the symptoms of AIDS. He then called the prison, posing as a doctor, asking for prisoners interested in an experimental treatment, and volunteered. Once out of Texas, he sent death certificates to the prison stating he had died
US weapons sold to Pak to fight Taliban being used against India. The sale of these weapons to Pakistan was cleared by the US Congress in October 2007 for the purposes of "self defence" and to aid the US operations against the Taliban in the country.
TIL in 1940, 11-year-old Audrey Hepburn studied ballet in occupied Holland. To aid the resistance, the students performed in secret while Nazi patrols roamed nearby. Applause was forbidden, and later Hepburn said, "The best audience I ever had made not a single sound at the end of my performance."