Archive for December 20, 2004
Les chataigniers a Osny, c. 1873. Pissarro. (I am warning you. There will be a lot of Pissarro to follow. I do not know of anybody who likes the color green more than Pissarro and me. And nobody can paint the color green better than Pissarro.) (Click on picture to enjoy).
“Bush” is not happy with the performance of Iraqi puppet forces: “When the heat got on, they left the battlefield – that is unacceptable,” he said. It is utterly unacceptable that Iraqis refuse to die for…HIS WARS.
The “liberator” and torture: FBI E-Mail Refers to Presidential Order Authorizing Inhumane Interrogation Techniques.
This is Zionism. Israeli forces destroyed their house in Khan Yunis.
So demagogic Sultanic cleric, Yusuf Al-Qardawi has just issued a fatwa. He has announced that women are not qualified to be rulers. Angry Arab declares him unqualified to rule on anything. But he (Qardawi, that is) seems to like the rule of all Arab rulers. The Mufti of Egypt (a sexist man) has even ruled [...]
2001 Memo Reveals Push for Broader Presidential Powers.
Israeli forces destroyed his house in Khan Yunis.
Food stamp use is on rise across U.S.
100,000 Displaced in Congo.
Full text: A Year After Iraq War: MISTRUST OF AMERICA IN EUROPE EVER HIGHER, MUSLIM ANGER PERSISTS.
General Boykin is back.
I find reports in the Arabic press, to the effect that Saddam (through his lawyers) has sent his “salutations” to the Palestinian and Iraqi people to be repulsive and repugnant. I cannot stand any Arab support, or even softness, toward this dictator whose contributions have been only disastrous and criminal.
A Pro-Iranian Rule of the Ayatollahs is emerging in Iraq: brought to you by George W. Bush.
It is amazing that whenever Bush and US officials speak of “democracy” in the Middle East, they always single out for praise the most pro-US governments in the region, regardless whether they deserve the praise. I thought about this today as I watched the Lebanese Minister of Defense face a group of Lebanese citizens on [...]
Bush, the “liberator”: I should not be writing anything. I have so much grading. Grading is the only part of teaching that I do not like. I do not even believe in grading. But you have to submit grades. Grades and money should be eliminated from life. But anyway: as you know, the Bush administration, [...]