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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Monday, May 25, 2015

Bird flu causes egg shortage, emergency measures

As a virulent avian influenza outbreak continues to spread across the Midwestern United States, some egg-dependent companies are contemplating drastic steps - importing eggs from overseas or looking to egg alternatives.

A spokeswoman for Archer Daniels Midland said that as egg supplies tighten and prices rise, the food processing and commodities company has received numerous inquiries from manufacturers about the plant-based egg substitutes it makes.

With a strong dollar bolstering the buying power of U.S. importers, some companies are scouting for egg supplies abroad.

"The U.S. has never imported any significant amount of eggs, because we've always been a very low-cost producer," said Tom Elam of FarmEcon, an agricultural consulting company. "Now, that's no longer the case."

The United States is grappling with its biggest outbreak of bird flu on record, which has led to the culling of 40 million birds. The virus has been confirmed on commercial farms and backyard flocks in 16 U.S. states and in Canada.

The highly infectious virus has not crossed over to humans in the United States, as it did in Asia following a 2003 outbreak, but transmission to humans is possible, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  - NY Daily News

U.S. Suffers Egg Shortage In Wake Of Avian Flu Outbreak


Meanwhile, companies sticking with egg suppliers closer to home are facing sharply higher prices as a result of the outbreak. Nearly 30 percent of U.S. breaker eggs - which includes liquid, dried or frozen eggs used by food manufacturers - has disappeared due to the outbreak, according to Martin and federal data.

The outbreak has led to a sharp uptick in the wholesale price of such eggs, from 63 cents a dozen in late April, when the first egg-laying flock was reported infected, to $1.83 a dozen this week, Brown said.

The wholesale price of "shell eggs," typically sold in cartons at grocery stores, has also risen, from $1.19 a dozen in late April to $2.03 a dozen this week, Brown said.

Nevertheless, some food makers are turning to the more expensive shell eggs to supplement supplies, although that means an additional cost to send the eggs to a breaking facility that will crack the shells, Elam said.

Analysts at Goldman Sachs predict consumers will ultimately spend an additional $7.5 billion to $8 billion because of the egg supply squeeze.

Zionist Organization of America | Obama Should Condemn Farrakhan’s New Anti-Semitic Letter/Threats To ZOA, AIPAC, ADL & Others

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has urged President Barack Obama to condemn veteran Jew-hater, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, for his latest outburst and threats against Jews in letters he sent to 14 American Jewish organizational leaders, including ZOA’s Morton Klein, ADL’s Abe Foxman, Conference of Presidents’ Alan Solow, AIPAC’s Lee Rosenberg, Jewish Federation’s Jerry Silverman, American Jewish Congress’ Richard Gordon and Hillel’s Wayne Firestone. The letter came enclosed with two volumes of hateful new works published by the Nation of Islam, The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews, volume two; and Jews Selling Blacks: Slave Trade by American Jews. Farrakhan has also said that he has sent copies of the volumes to various media outlets and members of the Obama Administration.
In his letter to American Jewish leaders, Farrakhan accused Jewish leaders of using accusations of anti-Semitism as a means to hide the truth and to silence criticism “of what I and many others feel is Jewish behavior that has ill-affected Black people and others.”
http://zoa.org/wp-content/themes/zoa/images/zoa-logo.pngFarrakhan’s letter  claimed “… an undeniable record of Jewish anti-Black behavior, starting with the horror of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, plantation slavery, Jim Crow, sharecropping, the labor movement of the North and South, the unions and the misuse of our people that continues to this very moment … Armed with this knowledge from the pens of Jewish scholars, Rabbis and historians, we could now charge you with the most vehement anti-Black behavior in the annals of our history in America and the world. We could charge you with being the most deceitful so-called friend, while your history with us shows you have been our worst enemy.”
Farrakhan’s letter ended with a threat: “should you choose to make our struggle to civilize our people more difficult, then I respectfully warn you … that the more you fight and oppose me rather than help me lift my people from their degraded state, Allah (G-d) and his Messiah will bring you and your people to disgrace and ruin and destroy your power and influence here and in the world.”  Read more...

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Integration and the Intentional Destruction of the Black Family

Note: Allen West article: Shocking statistics about black slavery liberals will NEVER admit unintentionally proves that integration was and is the cause for the destruction of the Black community.  The more we embrace white values and norms the worst the Black community becomes.
Read an excerpt from his article.
As Dr. Walter E. Williams writes for CNSnews.com, “Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today’s black problems are the continuing result of a legacy of slavery, poverty and racial discrimination. The fact is that most of the social pathology seen in poor black neighborhoods is entirely new in black history. Let’s look at some of it. Today the overwhelming majority of black children are raised in single female-headed families. As early as the 1880s, three-quarters of black families were two-parent. In 1925 New York City, 85 percent of black families were two-parent. One study of 19th-century slave families found that in up to three-fourths of the families, all the children had the same mother and father.”
“Today’s black illegitimacy rate of nearly 75 percent is also entirely new. In 1940, black illegitimacy stood at 14 percent. It had risen to 25 percent by 1965, when Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action” and was widely condemned as a racist. By 1980, the black illegitimacy rate had more than doubled, to 56 percent, and it has been growing since. Both during slavery and as late as 1920, a teenage girl raising a child without a man present was rare among blacks.”
The True Black Tragedy: Illegitimacy Rate of Nearly 75%
Much of today's pathology seen among many blacks is an outgrowth of the welfare state that has made self-destructive behavior less costly for the individual. Having children without the benefit of marriage is less burdensome if the mother receives housing subsidies, welfare payments and food stamps. Plus, the social stigma associated with unwed motherhood has vanished. Female-headed households, whether black or white, are a ticket for dependency and all of its associated problems. Ignored in all discussions is the fact that the poverty rate among black married couples has been in single digits since 1994.

Black youth unemployment in some cities is over 50 percent. But high black youth unemployment is also new. In 1948, the unemployment rate for black teens was slightly less than that of their white counterparts — 9.4 percent compared with 10.2.

During that same period, black youths were either just as active in the labor force or more so than white youths. Since the 1960s, both the labor force participation rate and the employment rate of black youths have fallen to what they are today. Why? Are employers more racially discriminatory today than yesteryear? Were black youths of yesteryear more skilled than whites of yesteryear? The answer to both questions is a big fat no.

Friday, May 22, 2015

NBC Poll: Americans Fear More Racially Charged Protests This Summer

More racially-charged unrest will occur around the country this summer, 96 percent of Americans said in a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday.
According to the poll, not only do most people think there will be more protests and rioting, similar to what occurred in Baltimore, more than half of the respondents said they think a similar disturbance will occur in the metropolitan area closest to their home.
In other revelations in the poll of 508 adults, including 111 African-Americans, conducted April 28-30:
  • 68 percent said they believe it is "very likely" that there will be more protests and clashes around the country;
  • 28 percent said that they believe such unrest is "somewhat likely."
  • 53 percent of whites said they think more confrontations in their closest city are likely this summer;
  • 46 percent of African-Americans said clashes near them are likely.
The numbers show that the expectation of events nationwide were similar among the respondents, regardless of their race, but that more whites expect the disturbances in areas near to them.

Baltimore Riots: Poll Finds 96% Expect More Racially-Charged Unrest Nationwide - NBC News.com
The expectation of more events nationwide like those in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, was similar among respondents regardless of race.
But white respondents were slightly more likely than African-Americans to say that they expect racially-charged disturbances in the metropolitan area closest to them.
Fifty-three percent of whites said they think more confrontations in their closest city are likely this summer, while 46 percent of African-Americans said the same.
And questions about the best way to explain the tensions between police and members of the African-American community yielded very different answers from black and white respondents.
Why Do America’s Race Riots Mirror Each Other? -- NYMag
Racism (euphemistically defined as “disrespectful white attitudes”) lagged behind, at No. 7, on this list. Imagine if America had mobilized to focus seriously on items one to three back then — all of them more tangible and potentially more malleable than stamping out bigotry — instead of letting them fester.
The Kerner report could not have been more explicit in elaborating on the No. 1 grievance: “a widespread belief among Negroes in the existence of police brutality and in a ‘double standard’ of justice and protection — one for Negroes and one for whites.” But we see what we want to see, which is why, almost 50 years later, so few (myself included) were aware of the Baltimore Sun investigation of 2014 telling much the same story: About $5.7 million had been paid out by the city to settle more than 100 allegations of police brutality and civil-rights violations over four years.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

American hypocrisy exposed: U.S. slammed on racism, police brutality and human rights violations

Police killings and abuses, discrimination and racism highlighted during United Nations sessions. Nations condemn 'world's  greatest democracy' for its assaults on Black people and racial

The U.S. was recently condemned by a United Nations body for human rights failures,  particularly with regard to racism and police murders of Black men and boys. Activists, however, aren't holding their breath waiting for the world super power to correct her wrongs.

America's condemnation came via the Universal Periodic Review held every four years by the United Nations Human Rights Council. Each of the UN's 193 member states are required to submit to a review of human rights
obligations and commitments.

More than 100 international leaders raised concerns about U.S. human rights violations tied to police brutality, the death penalty, and the torture of Guantanamo Bay prisoners.  » FULL STORY

New shocking evidence points to pole shift

Is a reversal of the earth’s magnetic poles taking place? Volcanoes, earthquakes, strange noises from the sea. New shocking evidence points to a pole shift which, if it happens fast, will cause chaos around the world.

New shocking evidence points to pole shift

A pole reversal, when the earth’s north and south magnetic poles start to swap places, reversing the world’s magnetic polarity, has happened before. Scientists who track the history of the planet have identified 74 of these events by studying core samples. These are extracted from hundreds or thousands of feet down in the ground and in the thick polar ice.

A sudden shift would throw the earth’s balance out so significantly it could trigger lethal earthquakes, tsunami on a scale we can hardly imagine capable of washing right across the United States and every other major landmass, volcanic eruptions so large and widespread that the resulting ash clouds and gases could blanket the sun’s rays and trigger a new sudden ice-age.  | Pakalert Press


Young Black Boys Committing Suicide at Rates Higher Than Ever

Researchers have found that between 1993 and 2012, the suicide rate for very young black children, between the ages of 5 and 11, nearly doubled. The increase was driven almost entirely by the suicides of young black boys, who took their own lives in numbers that rose steeply over the nearly two-decade study period. Suicides among young black girls remained essentially level, while the rate of suicide among white children of the same age dropped.

According to researchers, the suicide rate among black boys rose from about 1.8 to nearly 3.5 per one million children. That increase was enough to raise the overall rate of suicide deaths of black children aged 5 to 11 from 1.36 to 2.54 per one million.

According to the New York Times, researchers were so stunned by the findings they were concerned about a data error, and delayed the release of their statistics by a year while they double-checked the numbers. The figures held up under scrutiny.

Contrast those findings with the suicides of white children aged 5 to 11, which declined significantly in the study period. Between the years 1993 and 2012, the number of suicides of white children in the aforementiond age cohort fell from 1.14 per million to 0.77. More specifically, the suicide rate among white boys fell from 2 to approximately 1.3 suicides per one million children.  | Alternet
A friend recently asked to meet for coffee. ‘I’ve had some more bad news,’ his text said. A ‘fifty something’ year old friend had taken his own life the day before. Jack had hanged himself from a tree in a public park on the outskirts of London; it was his fourth attempt. He had four children. This was the second, middle-aged, male friend to have committed suicide within six months.
Their stories are far from unique. Suicide occurs everywhere in the world to people of all age groups, from 15 to 70 years. The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that almost one million people commit suicide every year, with 20 times that number attempting it, and the numbers are rising. Methods vary from country to country: in the USA, where firearms litter the streets, 60% of people shoot themselves; in India and other Asian countries, as well as South Africa, taking poison, particularly drinking pesticides, is the most popular choice. In Hong Kong, China and urban Taiwan, WHO records that a new method, “charcoal-burning suicide” has been recorded. Drowning, jumping from a height, slashing wrists and hanging (the most popular form in Britain, the Balkans and Eastern European countries) are some of the other ways desperate human beings decide to end their lives.
We're returning to Washington D.C. on October 10, 2015 to convene on the  National Mall. “I want you to get ready, this aint no Million Man March. This is the 20th Anniversary of; but we're going back to Washington, going back with the family, going back with our Mexican family, that is your own brown brother, going back with our native American. “we want justice from this government...”- The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan http://millionsforjustice.org/ 


Six years after the recession ended, many U.S. states are hard
pressed to balance budgets because of a sluggish recovery and their own
policy decisions. The fiscal fragility raises questions about how they
will weather the next economic downturn.

A majority of states are making cuts, tapping reserves or facing
shortfalls despite an improving national economy and stock markets at
record levels, according to Standard & Poors and the Nelson A.
Rockefeller Institute of Government. State revenue hasn’t rebounded to a
prerecession peak adjusted for inflation, and other factors are putting
pressure on budgets.

Alaska, Oklahoma and energy-producing states saw receipts fall with
global oil prices. Kansas overestimated revenue after tax cuts, while
New Jersey faces a shortfall thanks to unfunded pensions. Even some
Republican governors have championed tax increases to avoid further
diminishing services curtailed during the 18-month recession, the
deepest downturn since the Great Depression.  - Bloomberg Business

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

California Governor declares emergency as 21,000 gallons of crude oil stretching 9 miles along coast

The company that owns a pipeline that spewed oil into California coastal waters says that under the
worst-case scenario, up to 105,000 gallons of crude leaked in the spill.

How much of that ended up in the ocean remains unclear.

The Plains All American Pipeline company says in a statement the current estimate remains 21,000 gallons, but it says that figure is under investigation.  - Yahoo News

Minimum Wage in U.S. Cities Not Enough to Afford Rent, Report Says

 (Courtesy of National Low Income Housing Coalition)

There is no state in the country where someone earning either the state or federal minimum wage can afford a market-rate one-bedroom apartment, according to the report. A minimum wage worker would need to work 86 hours per week to afford a one-bedroom apartment.

The researchers looked at much a family would need to make to keep its rental costs at a reasonable level–30% of its income–to afford rent and utilities on a modest rental unit in a short amount of time, as defined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  - Developments - WSJ


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