Those poor Haitians…

27 01 2010

After a 7.0-magnitude earthquake tore down Port-au-Prince causing 200,000 deaths and leaving a million homeless, the breakdown in law and order with machete gangs and police shootings…

surely the Haitians have suffered enough?

Well, sadly not…

John Travolta flies plane with scientologists to deliver aid to Haiti

John Travolta has flown a jetliner into Haiti’s earthquake ravaged capital to deliver relief supplies along with doctors and Church of Scientology ministers.

Telegraph, 26 January 2010

The 55-year-old Hollywood star arrived as troops in Port-au-Prince struggled to maintain order two weeks after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that left 200,000 dead and one million homeless.

Desperately hungry Haitians overran a group of UN peacekeepers trying to hand out food and machete fights broke out over tents which were in desperately short supply.

Travolta, accompanied by his wife, Kelly Preston, piloted his own Boeing 707 from Florida with six tons of ready-to-eat military rations and medicines.

As well as teams of surgeons, plastic surgeons, trauma specialists, and cardiologists he also brought Scientologist “volunteer ministers” who claim to be able to heal victims with the power of touch.

Travolta said: “We have the ability to actually help make a difference to the situation in Haiti and I just can’t see not using this plane to help.”

Amid the mass of aid agencies piling in to Haiti the Scientologists have been visible in their yellow T-shirts, fanning out among patients outside Port-au-Prince’s General Hospital.

Explaining how they heal by touch a “volunteer minister” called Sylvie said: “When you get a sudden shock to a part of your body the energy gets stuck, so we re-establish communication within the body by touching people through their clothes, and asking people to feel the touch.” She was tending to Oscar Elweels, 22, a student rescued from the basement of a school. His right leg was amputated and his left leg was severely bruised and swollen.

“One hour ago he had no sensation in his left leg, so I explained the method to him, I touched him and after a while he said ‘now I feel everything’,” she said.

However, doctors at the hospital were sceptical. One American doctor, said: “I didn’t know touching could heal gangrene.”

Travolta’s mercy mission was the third Scientology sponsored flight to get into to Port-au-Prince’s overstretched airport.

Surgeons and supplies, good.  Crack-pot-religion, bad.  Still, with Voodoo a thriving brand on the island, probably prime recruiting grounds for the scientologists.  They might be wacky but they sure as hell ain’t stupid when it comes to propagating their ‘religion’.

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27 01 2010
Sir Henry Morgan

“Travolta, accompanied by his wife, Kelly Preston, piloted his own Boeing 707 from Florida with six tons of ready-to-eat military rations and medicines.”

Oh bugger – and they think a bunch of hungry pissed off Haitians with machetes are a problem?

Wait until they have to deal with the same bunch when they’re totally bunged up with constipation.

Travolta must be a sadist. Hope he’s not going to give those MREs to kids.

27 01 2010
Jack the Ripper jr

That is probably what the healing fingers are for, get right up in those hard to reach cracks!

Scientology freaks me out. I like sci-fi as much as the next man, but I’d rather be a Jedi than one of Tom Cruise’s drones.

And surely you knew Johnny boy was a weirdo, he was in Grease and Saturday Night Fever, two of the cheesiest movies of all time lol.

27 01 2010
Sir Henry Morgan

” Explaining how they heal by touch a “volunteer minister” called Sylvie said: “When you get a sudden shock to a part of your body the energy gets stuck, so we re-establish communication within the body by touching people through their clothes, and asking people to feel the touch.” She was tending to Oscar Elweels, 22, a student rescued from the basement of a school. His right leg was amputated … ”

So he’s going to grow a new leg, is he?

Hmmm … Sylvie. Hi Sylvie, I’ve got a bit you can touch.

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