Archive for November 5, 2005
So the Guardian (which wrote a fawning and lousy editorial in praise of Itzhak Rabin whose Hebrew version of his memoir, but not the English version, contained account of the brutal eviction of the people of Ladd-Ramlah in Palestine in 1948 by Zionist forces) decided to go against Chomsky for some reason. But why Chomsky, [...]
One of the worst form of upper class activism (which is creeping into the Lebanese right-wing media) is the Al Gore form of environmentalism. The kind of environmentalism that supports wars with glee, but bristles at somebody who does not recycle a bottle or a can. This safe form of activism is akin to the [...]
The Tilled Field. Joan MirÃƒÂ³.
“Al-Hurra, the Arabic language satellite television network set up by the US administration to promote freedom and democracy in the Middle East, is to be investigated for possible irregularities, the state department confirmed on Thursday.” (thanks Sami)
When Israeli occupation forces were kicked out of South Lebanon, they left behind more than 400,000 land mines. Just last week, a Lebanese boy was killed while he walked on one. Israel has adamantly refused to provide Lebanon with a map of the location of the land mines. But then again. This is Zionism.
“The day George Bush came face to face with Latin America’s revolt”
“Colonel Wilkerson called David Addington, the shadowy Cheney counsel who has been promoted to Scooter’s chief of staff job, “a staunch advocate of allowing the president in his capacity as commander in chief to deviate from the Geneva Conventions.””
An occupation that kills AND steals: “U.S. Should Repay Millions to Iraq, a U.N. Audit Finds”
But why is his opinion considered wise or informed: “Kissinger Discourages Exiting Iraq Early”
“Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz and his American counterpart Donald Rumsfeld on Friday agreed to resume Israel’s participation in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.”
This the New York Times will NOT report: “Police deployed hundreds of extra officers to the Birmingham suburbs yesterday amid fears of violence following an attack on Muslim graves.”
Worse than Arab leaders are the spoiled brats of Arab leaders (especially when they pontificate on political issues)
Let them torture: “Cheney urges exception to torture ban for CIA”