Archive for November 9, 2004
The Petite Bras of the Seine at Argenteuil, 1872. Monet.
Sticks in Iraq.
‘Scores of civilians’ killed in Fallujah.
Humane brutality: “Metz said he believed there were “very few” casualties among Iraqi civilians…”
A boy recovers in a Fallujah, Iraq, hospital after a U.S. airstrike on Saturday in Fallujah, which killed his father and wounded his brother, said hospital officials.
We Shall Destroy Fallujah: This reporter in As-Safir reports a scene that aired on an Arabic TV station. A crowd of Iraqi puppet forces were paraded before the cameras, and one Iraqi puppet soldier (perhaps unaware of the presence of Arabic TV crew) looked at an American soldier, and yelled out in English: “WE SHALL [...]
Terrorism and terrorism.
And Kerry thought that Bush was an idiot?: “Defense secretary [Rumsfeld] argues that routing insurgents could persuade public to back interim leadership.”
Suha Arafat is a crook. While the Palestinian people have been living in misery and under a brutal occupation, she has been demanding (and getting) a monthly salary of more than $35,000.00. This article here mentions her commercial relationship with Pierre Rizq. (Thanks Sofi). But the article does not tell you that Rizq was a [...]
Bush’s victory, and Israel’s.
“The Air Force built a weapon so big it was nicknamed “Mother of All Bombs” on the eve of the war with Iraq, but MOAB would be dwarfed by a much larger munition now under study. The proposed Massive Ordnance Penetrator, or MOP, would weigh 30,000 pounds, nearly 40 percent more than the 21,000 pound [...]
My comment on Fallujah attack.
Election 2004 Results.
Murdered Victim No. 48 by Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish (my translation): They found a lantern of flowers in his chest, and a moon While he was stretched out, dead, over a rock They found some pennies in his pocket they found a matchbox, and a travel permit.. On his young hand there was a tattoo… [...]
My article on Yasir `Arafat in today’s San Francisco Chronicle.