Archive for July 28, 2004
Arab leaders–all Arab leaders, every single one of them–deserve all the humiliation and denigration that they regularly receive.
Al-Quds Al-Arabi is reporting in Thursday’s issue that a Yemeni businessman (`Abdullah Ja`shan) is suing Iraqi puppet prime minister/car bomber/prisoners’ killer/former Saddam’s assassin Iyad Allawi for embezzling a $million. That would add another title to the many titles that Allawi has earned over the years.
Why Are We in Exile? by Iraqi poet `Abdul-Wahab Al-Bayyati (my translation): (Refugees are asking) Why are we dying in silence I had my house And I had And here you are without a heart, without a sound sobbing, and here you are Why are we in exile dying dying in silence Why are we [...]
Well-trained: Iraqi Police Face Charges of Brutality.
Candidates’ wives trivialized by press.
One theory of the Iraq war: The real reasons Bush went to war.
Condoleezza Rice: Blindsided or blind?
Women and children are being chained together and burnt alive by Sudanese (government) militias rampaging in Darfur.
More than a quarter of Spanish men have paid for sex with a prostitute.
Iraqi witness tells of torture.
The forgotten war that Bush had also ostensibly won: Aid agency quits Afghanistan over security fears.
Howard Dean (who wasted $50 million on his failed presidential ego trip) said today that he, Bush anb Kerry all have the same view of the Iraq war now. How true. In fact, the Democratic Party’s criticisms of the Iraq war is over the mangagement of the war, not over the war itself.
Waking Up From the American Dream.
“They call me TYRANT! Oh, if I were a tyrant they would grovel at my feet…” Robespierre
I have not seen this story in mainstream US press. A revolt in Voice of America: Nearly half its employees say Voice of America is being muzzled.
A new Angry Poll is posted. Results of last one: Resistance and violence in Iraq are the work of… Answers Votes Percent 1. Abu Mus`ab Az-Zarqawi (and his wooden leg) 31 4% 2. indiginous Iraqi groups 57 7% 3. former Saddam’s loyalists 17 2% 4. intelligence operatives of neighboring states 14 2% 5. an Israeli [...]