Archive for January 28, 2005
Bush’s Mentor (oh, and Bush has read a book, according to his aides). The mentor is none other than the fanatical right-wing Israeli demagogic leader, Natan Sharansky. He has a new silly book that apparently (and according to press accounts) influenced Bush’s “thinking” and discourse. He met with Cheney and Bush, and others. His book [...]
A Letter to the Village by Syrian poet Muhammad Al-Maghut (my translation): “With the chanting of nightingales and birds I plead by god with you my father: Let go of the gathering of wood and information about me and come and pick up my pieces from the streets before I get buried by wind or [...]
The Sleeping Gypsy, 1897. Henri Rousseau.
From the German press: “RANCOR IN THE US RANKS: US Military Personnel Growing Critical of the War in Iraq.”
“Researchers Who Rushed Into Print a Study of Iraqi Civilian Deaths Now Wonder Why It Was Ignored” (via buzzflash)
“UN rights expert accuses Israel of war crimes over house demolitions”
“Cut in U.S. Housing Aid Raises Concerns for Poor”
U.S. Apparently Underestimated Size of Insurgency, Top Commander Says (and only slightly exaggerated the size of the stockpiles of Iraqi WMDs)
This is Zionism: ‘Palestinian corpse used for IDF anatomy lesson’.