November 05, 2004

YASSER GETTING BETTER

Yasser's in a coma:

Arafat's immune system appeared quite weak as his health, which had at first stabilised after he arrived at the hospital, suddenly deteriorated on Wednesday, they said.

"Deteriorated"? Sounds like an improvement to me.

Posted by Tim Blair at November 5, 2004 02:00 AM
Comments

Coma is a Good Thing - not yet a martyr, not able to direct his poisonous, murderous cohorts, and we don't have to see his ugly mug on TV.

Everybody wins!

Posted by: BrendaK at November 5, 2004 at 02:02 AM

A coma is not a good thing. I don't think he can experience pain while he's in a coma.

Posted by: Robert Crawford at November 5, 2004 at 02:07 AM

Ah, I WONDERED when you were going to pick up on this story, Tim.

Bush being re-elected and Arafat carking it both in the same week? To borrow a line from MY FAIR LADY: "oh wouldn't it be lovely!"

Posted by: Richard at November 5, 2004 at 02:24 AM

Have they tried pulling out the stake?

Posted by: Jim Treacher at November 5, 2004 at 02:34 AM

He's a martyr now!!

Posted by: YoJImbo at November 5, 2004 at 02:53 AM

World Aids Day may never be the same!

Posted by: YoJimbo at November 5, 2004 at 02:54 AM

Coma is good.

Brain dead better.

Dead, dead, buried and forgotton - Best.

Posted by: CPatterson at November 5, 2004 at 03:00 AM

No, no, you have to leave the stake in! Then remove the head and set the corpse on fire. That way, you're sure the horrible old bloodsucker won't rise again.

Posted by: Rebecca at November 5, 2004 at 03:06 AM

BRAIN DEAD, HE'S BRAIN DEAD!

They just announced it on the radio.

Posted by: Mark V. at November 5, 2004 at 03:07 AM

Oops! I was responding to the press conference. Some reporter asked President Bush for a response on the death of the bozo. Should learn not to trust the press!!

Posted by: YoJimbo at November 5, 2004 at 03:08 AM

Try these headlines on uk.yahoo:

- Hospital denies Arafat is dead
- Human corpse to decompose on TV

Now I admit that I'm not his greatest fan, but I really feel they should show him more respect

Posted by: rexie at November 5, 2004 at 03:25 AM

Yup, from AP:

Luxembourg's prime minister told reporters Thursday that Yasser Arafat had died, but doctors treating the Palestinian leader near Paris said he was still alive. ... "Mr. Arafat died 15 minutes ago," Juncker told reporters about 6 p.m., at almost the same time doctors were briefing reporters on Arafat's condition in Paris. But Christian Estripeau, head of communications for French military health services, denied the report. "Mr. Arafat is not dead," he said. "The clinical situation of the first few days following admission has become more complex."

More complex, hehe...Monsieur Estripeau would seem to be a study of Jacques Derrida.

Posted by: PW at November 5, 2004 at 03:25 AM

'Es pinnin' for the fjords!

Posted by: Syd Barret at November 5, 2004 at 03:28 AM

E's pushing up the daisies!

Posted by: Tommy Shanks at November 5, 2004 at 03:43 AM

E's run down the curtain and joined the bleedin' choir invisible!

Posted by: Spiny Norman at November 5, 2004 at 03:55 AM

This is an ex-arafish!

Posted by: Ernie G at November 5, 2004 at 04:01 AM

I feel happy!

Posted by: Arafish at November 5, 2004 at 04:15 AM

'E's not pinin'! 'E's passed on! This parrot is no more! He has ceased to be! 'E's expired and gone to meet 'is maker!

'E's a stiff! Bereft of life, 'e rests in peace! If you hadn't nailed 'im to the perch 'e'd be pushing up the daisies! 'Is metabolic processes are now 'istory! 'E's off the twig! 'E's kicked the bucket, 'e's shuffled off 'is mortal coil, run down the curtain and joined the bleedin' choir invisibile!!

THIS IS AN EX-PARROT!!

Posted by: Jay at November 5, 2004 at 06:03 AM

QUEEN OF THE DESERT has AIDS


Rumors have abounded that the darling of the Left is a bisexual, not to mention pedophile.

Former Romanian intelligence chief Ion Pacepa tells in his very interesting memoirs that the Ceaucescu regime taped Arafatís orgies with his body guards. ( male I presume )

The Sydney Morning Herald in the early 1980ís had a long interview with Arafat who was in the company of his effeminate blue eyed and blond male boyfriend.

John Loftus told John Batchelor on ABC radio on 26 October that Arafat is dying from AIDS. Pictures of Arafat in the last year or so do show the symptoms of AIDS dementia.

What was most interesting is that Loftus said the CIA has known this about Arafat for quite awhile and that the US has encouraged Sharon not to take Arafat out because the US has known Arafat was about done.

Posted by: Wow at November 5, 2004 at 06:34 AM

I hear the Smiths are re-releasing a version of their old classic:

Yasser in a coma, I know
I know - it's serious
Yasser in a coma, I know
I know - it's really serious

There were times when I could
Have murdered him
(But you know, I would hate
Anything to happen to him)

NO, I DON'T WANT TO SEE HIM

Do you really think
He'll pull through ?
Do you really think
He'll pull through ?
Do ...

Yasser in a coma, I know
I know - it's serious
My, my, my, my, my, my baby, goodbye

There were times when I could
Have strangled him
(But you know, I would hate
Anything to happen to him)
WOULD YOU PLEASE LET ME SEE HIM !

Do you really think
He'll pull through ?
Do you really think
He'll pull through ?
Do ...
Let me whisper my last goodbyes

I know - IT'S SERIOUS

Posted by: George at November 5, 2004 at 07:10 AM

Arafat in mid October endorsed John Kerry for President. Was this the kiss of death?

Posted by: Sealed with a Kiss at November 5, 2004 at 08:03 AM

President Arafat has HIV and is the latter stages of AIDS.

We must not be ashamed of this fact. AIDS is not a crime. Homosexuality is not a crime. How can love be a crime.

We must be proud our Comrade Arafat's homosexuality and his AIDS.

Also the 300 children with AIDS in Palestine is not due to men having sex with them.

Posted by: Ali at November 5, 2004 at 08:06 AM

More Monty Python.

I feel better....I feel better...

No you don't!

CLUNK

Bring outcher dead! Bring outcher dead!

Posted by: rinardman at November 5, 2004 at 08:06 AM

"Also the 300 children with AIDS in Palestine is not due to men having sex with them"

Well they were doomed anyway so Arafat made suicide bombers of them.

BASTARDS!

Posted by: Alibar at November 5, 2004 at 08:34 AM

Why did it take so long for the French doctors to see that the thug was brain-dead?

Posted by: A at November 5, 2004 at 08:38 AM

Arafat's chief of staff called an Associated Press reporter and said, "I am standing next to the president's bed, he is in grave condition."

Does this mean he is dead and buried?

Posted by: Ab at November 5, 2004 at 08:44 AM

Now for AirStrike Ariel to cark it from a coronary. Then we might be able to get some progress goin' on.

Posted by: LD at November 5, 2004 at 08:46 AM

Places a whole new meaning on Camp David

Posted by: idi at November 5, 2004 at 09:57 AM

I've always suspected it. He's got all the signs.
It's AIDS! It doesn't get any better than this. Let's face it, homosexuality is rife in the Arab world, that's why they contrived a religion whose misogyny confines and isolates women.
Death and disgrace (disgrace in the Islamic world I hasten to add). A fitting end for this criminal.
Allahu Akhbar! Allahu Akhbar! Allahu Akhbar!

ps...the Sydney "Peace" Prize goes to another recipient who advocates the murder of innocent civilians. Arundhati Roy, this year's winner said recently on the ABC's Enough Rope program (where else?) that we should support the insurgents in Iraq! What's the criteria for this bloody award? anyway???

Posted by: Brian. at November 5, 2004 at 10:06 AM

Arafat's on the roof and we can't get him down...

Posted by: richard mcenroe at November 5, 2004 at 10:45 AM

AIDS? Could be Syphilis, that would also explain the dementia.

Posted by: C Vallentine at November 5, 2004 at 10:46 AM

Sounds like he's a goner now!

http://www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,11290853%255E401,00.html

OH JOY OF JOYS!!!! :-)

Posted by: Richard at November 5, 2004 at 10:57 AM

From CNN:

Sources close to the Palestinian leadership told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that Arafat was not clinically dead, as some media have reported, but he is not registering things, is not recognizing people and is not speaking.

[...]

Arafat's senior adviser, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, dismissed reports that the 75-year-old leader was in a coma, calling them "rumors."


It'll be soon, I think.

Posted by: rosignol at November 5, 2004 at 10:58 AM

Bush re-elected.
Arafat dead.

France will surrender within minutes.

Posted by: Jonny at November 5, 2004 at 10:59 AM

Arafat is not dead, he's just not breathing.

Posted by: Jonny at November 5, 2004 at 11:00 AM

First Howard then Bush, re-elected, now Arafat ready for a dirt-nap. Christ at this rate my gloating gland's needs it's 10,000 hour service.
France is the Elephants Graveyard for Dictators.

Posted by: Bluebottle at November 5, 2004 at 12:13 PM

"Does Arafat Have AIDS?
by Malcolm Thornberry 365Gay.com European Bureau Chief

Posted: November 1, 2004 8:04 pm ET

(Paris) As French doctors continue to run tests on Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat some medical authorities not connected directly to his case are suggesting that he may have HIV/AIDS.

Palestinian Foreign Minister Nabil Shaath Monday said that all types of cancer had been ruled out.

Arafat has been visibly ill for more than two weeks. Last Wednesday he collapsed and briefly lost consciousness. Initial blood tests performed in the West Bank revealed a low blood platelet count. The Palestinian leader was airlifted to France where he is undergoing more tests.

But, with leukemia and other forms of cancer ruled out, the list of possible diseases is narrowing.

A low blood platelet count is a sign of a weakened immune system. In addition to cancer, the low count could be attributed to bleeding ulcers, colitis, liver disease, lupus, or HIV. It is believed that ulcers and colitis have already been ruled out.

Arafat has lost a considerable amount of body weight. Hopital d'Instruction des Armees de Percy, southwest of Paris, also has some of France's best HIV/AIDS doctors.

For several years there have been suggestions that Arafat was bisexual.

Ion Pacepa, who was deputy chief of Romanian foreign intelligence under the Ceaucescu regime and who defected to the West in 1978, says in his memoirs that the Romania government bugged Arafat and had recordings of the Arab leader in orgies with his body guards.
If the suggestions that Arafat has AIDS are true, it is doubtful it would be made public. "

©365Gay.com 2004


Posted by: My Way at November 5, 2004 at 12:42 PM

The Israel Government do not want him to be buried in Palestine as they fear that the location will become a shrine for him.

Meanwhile Osama accuses the west of rampant homosexuality.

If Arafat is gay then this should be publicised as widely as possible. Then there should be no concern that his resting place will become a shrine.

Well Osama it's certainly catching.

Posted by: Arafish at November 5, 2004 at 01:02 PM

Did he use a clean needle?

Send Clover Moore she could open up a clean needle exchange.Guaranteed HIV free.

Posted by: Ingrid at November 5, 2004 at 01:51 PM

This is starting to remind me of the old Saturday Night Live "Generalissimo Franco is still dead" bit.

Posted by: Kyda Sylvester at November 5, 2004 at 03:01 PM

I hope he has a fire suit - he will need it where he is going.

On second thought ....

Posted by: Eddie Graziano at November 5, 2004 at 04:26 PM

He can't take the money so who gets the loot

Posted by: Undertaker at November 5, 2004 at 08:25 PM

Channeling Baghdad Bob:

The Great Leader Arafat is not dead! In fact he is not even ill! The Great Leader Arafat is just resting! The Great Leader Arafat will be out of the bathroom in a minute!

Posted by: Some Seppo at November 6, 2004 at 01:08 AM

If only sharon was brain dead in the bed next to him-that would be justice.

Posted by: marklatham at November 6, 2004 at 10:56 PM