Archive for November 29, 2004
The Floating Ice,1880. Monet.
I keep forgetting to post this. The Iraqi puppet government banned a drama serial which deals with British occupation of Iraq. It was supposed to air on Iraqi TV. But please. This in no way means that Bush has not “liberated” Iraq. This is a technicality.
Truth and Consequences in Ukraine.
Full text: US Defense Department’s report by the Defense Science Board: ‘They hate our policies, not our freedom’.
Israeli forces destroying a Palestinian house near Jerusalem yesterday.
An Islamic Feminist Seeks Balance. (I happen to believe that feminism clashes with Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, among other religions).
Puppet of the People. I notice that `Allawi now has Iraqi (looking) bodyguards.
Arafat’s “successor” tells media to lay off Israel. Media encouraged to criticize Nigeria.
The Interpreters of Maladies, by ADAM SHATZ.
On Bush’s favorite Palestinian: “…as Mahmoud Abbas mounts his bid to become Arafat’s successor. He makes an appearance in “Cain’s Field.” Mr. Rees describes his showy mansion in Gaza, “surrounded incongruously by rubble-strewn sandlots” where his bodyguards lounge in the shade. “I spit on the day they came from Tunis,”‘ a Palestinian tells Mr. Rees [...]
I should have a special feature. I will call it “In Passing in the New York Times.” What you are supposed to not focus on as a reader. Here is the first example: “If the elections were delayed, Dr. Allawi, one of the closest allies of the United States, would be able to stay in [...]
Violence Stalks Nation’s Women: Guatemalan officials are baffled as slayings more than double in two years.
“Alabama clings to segregationist past: US state with racist history votes to keep ‘separate schools for white and coloured children’ as part of constitution.”