Archive for December 18, 2004
Clerical kooks: The Saudi Mufti tells Al-Hayat that the “Islamic religion” does not approve “demonstrations in the streets.”
Revealed: Haiti bloodbath that left dozens dead in jail.
“Liberated” Iraq: “A poll governed by fear: millions will get no chance to vote, and the war will go on.”
A think tank funded by the Pentagon declares the embedded press a successful experience.
So what were the crusades like? “Not only did the Crusaders rape and massacre; they made a party of it. They hatted out their horses in the white wigs of the Constantinopolitan ladies. A prostitute straddled the PatriarchÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s throne in Hagia Sophia and sang songs. The Franks gathered up booty wholesale; what they couldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t carry, [...]
“In a letter to [John Ashcroft] on Friday, Rep. Robert Wexler (D- Florida) praised AIPAC as a “principled organization that has conducted its business with professionalism, integrity, and patriotism,” and said the administration has responded to the investigation into AIPAC with “both negligence and deception.””
That is how Israel treats Palestinians.
Briton freed from Guantanamo prison tells European rights body of U.S. abuse.
Once, They Called It a Model for the Occupation: Has the US Lost Control of Mosul?
What happens when you hold a book fair in Saudi Arabia? In the recent book fair in Jiddah, a Lebanese publisher reported that 14 boxes of his books were confiscated by the Saudi government.
This fellow stumbled upon this precious pearl of..wisdom: “In order to win the war, America need not be popular. In fact, it can afford to be hated.”
“Nearly half of all Americans believe the U.S. government should restrict the civil liberties of Muslim Americans.”
Shameful. 84 % of publich schools in Lebanon do not have playgrounds. Yet, the Lebanese state keeps spending lavishly on the useless military-intelligence apparatus.