Archive for June 4, 2004
Ã¢â‚¬Â¦.off to Lebanon. I will be there until early July. Whenever I go to Lebanon I tell my mother to not allow any cleric in the vicinity of my dead body, if I die or get killed. The Lebanese state does not recognize you as a citizen if you are an atheist. (For friends and [...]
From the poem I Call On You by Palestinian poet Tawfiq Zayyad (my translation): Ã¢â‚¬Å“I call on you I press your hands I kiss the ground under your feet and I say: I sacrifice myself for you I give you as a gift the light of my eyes and the warmth of heart, I give [...]
This may be too touching for you: Kerry Presents Himself as a Patriot With a Different View
I am not making this up. The Iraqi foreign minister told the Security Council that the resolution it is now considering must give Iraq full sovereignty, but he combined the appeal with a plea for the continued presence of foreign forces. Is this what they call cognitive dissonance?