Archive for August 16, 2005
An old house in Jummayzah, Beirut.
A street in Jummayzah.
To understand Zionism: just watch TV footage of Israeli soldiers dealing with Jewish demonstrators, and compare that to how Israeli soldiers deal–and have dealt–with Arab demonstrators.
“The attempt to draft a new constitution, however, has not registered on Mr Ashur’s scale of momentousness: “It will change nothing. I don’t believe in politics anymore. It is all promises and lies.””
“British soldiers are facing fresh allegations of abusing Iraqi prisoners” (US outraged)
“Harvard denies study is a response to creationism”
Robert Fisk: “How Can the US ever Win when Iraqi Children Die Like This? The Americans came back with an officer two days later,” Selim al-Sammerai continues. “They offered us compensation. I refused. I lost my son, I told the officer. Ã¢â‚¬â„¢I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t want the money – I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t think the money will bring back [...]
Sleazy Lebanese (former) cabinet members ogling right-wing MP, Strida Ja`ja`, as she returned to her seat. (thanks `Amir)
“Fax, its semi-annual report of top-line publishers estimates, for the first half of 2005. Titles across all categories, especially the slew of celebrity magazines, showed strong newsstand growth to help drive circulation gains..ewsweeklies continued to struggle for the first half of the year. Time magazine, published by Time Inc., saw circulation remain flat for the [...]