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Saturday, 26 August 2017

The best time to buy your smartphone or smartwatch.

The manufacturers tend to bring out a new model every year now.

When a new phone or watch comes out it never works perfectly so over a ten month period, they bring out upgrades as each fault is reported and put right. At the end of, say, ten months, they have a product which works, and usually works very well.

When a new phone or watch comes out it costs the earth, as users have to pay for the privilege of being the companies beta testers for the latest product. Yes, my tongue is in my cheek, but you understand what I am getting at.

About two months before a new, untried and untested watch comes out, manufacturers bring the price down, often by as much as 25% to clear the decks for the new model.

This is the time to buy. 25% off and a model which works!

Ampers.

Sunday, 13 August 2017

Did you get a bargain changing Jews for Muslims?

A thoughtful article from a Spanish writer.

What really died at Auschwitz? Here's an interesting viewpoint.

The following is a copy of an article written by Spanish writer Sebastian Vilar Rodriguez and published in a Spanish newspaper. It doesn't take much imagination to extrapolate the message to the rest of Europe - and possibly to the rest of the world. 

"I walked down the streets in Barcelona and suddenly discovered a terrible truth - Europe died in Auschwitz . . .

"We killed six  million Jews and replaced them with 20 million Muslims. In Auschwitz we burned a group of people who represented culture, thought, creativity, talent. We destroyed the chosen people, truly chosen, because they produced great and wonderful people who made great contributions to the world, and thus changed the world.

"The contribution of today's Jewish people is felt in all areas of life: science, [electronics], art, international trade, and above all, as  the conscience of the world. Look at any donors' board at any symphony, art museum, theater, art gallery, science center, etc.  You will see many many Jewish surnames. These are the people who were burned. Of the 6,000,000 who died, how many would have grown up to be gifted musicians, doctors, artists, philanthropists?

"And under the pretense of tolerance, and because we wanted to prove to ourselves that we were cured of the diseases of racism and bigotry, Europe opened our gates to 20 million Muslims, Who brought us stupidity and ignorance, religious extremism and lack of tolerance, crime and poverty, due to an unwillingness to work and support their families with pride.

"They have blown up our trains and turned our beautiful Spanish cities into the third world, drowning in filth and crime. Shut up in the apartments they receive afree from the government, they plan the murder and destruction of their naive hosts.

"And thus, in our misery, we have exchanged culture for fanatical hatred, creative skill for destructive skill, intelligence for backwardness and superstition. We have exchanged the pursuit of peace of the Jews of Europe and
their talent for a better future for their children, their determined clinging to life because life is holy, for those who pursue death, for people consumed by  the desire for death for themselves and others, for our children and theirs.

"What a terrible mistake was made by miserable Europe.

"Recently, the UK debated whether to remove The Holocaust from its school curriculum because it 'offends' the Muslim population which claims it never occurred. It is not removed as yet. However, this is a frightening portent of the fear that is gripping the world and how easily each country is giving in to it.

"It is now approximately seventy years after the Second World War in Europe ended. This e-mail is being sent as a memorial chain, in memory of the six million Jews, twenty million Russians, ten million Christians, and nineteen-hundred Catholic priests who were murdered, raped, burned, starved, beaten, experimented on and humiliated. Now, more than ever, with Iran, among others, claiming  the Holocaust to be 'a myth,' it is imperative to make sure the world "never forgets."

"This e-mail is intended to reach 400 million people. Be a link in the memorial chain and help distribute this around the world.

"How many years will it be before the attack on the World Trade Center never happened because it offends some Muslim in the United  States? If our Judeo-Christian heritage is offensive to Muslims, they should pack up and move to Iran, Iraq or some other Muslim country.

"We must wake up the world before it's too late."

"If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, 
then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools." – Plato