Archive for November 23, 2005
For those who care, I shall speak on Flashpoint tonight at 5:00PM (Pacific Time). You may listen live (or taped). Warning: I taped it earlier, and I am angrier than usual.
Scorned as Timber, Beloved of the Sky, 1935. Emily Carr.
“Liberation” procedures: “All men of military age were detained. they had material sprayed on their hands to reveal whether they had handled explosives or gunpowder. Families were split up and loudspeakers were barking commands. Some of the detainees came back and some did not.”
“Iraq’s oil: The spoils of war”
“Companies waiting in the wings for Iraqi riches”
Sovereignty in the age of Empire: “Romania’s former defense minister said Monday that parts of an air base used by U.S. troops during the Iraq war were off-limits to Romanian authorities”
“the strategic balance in the Middle East clearly favors Israel” (and yet, it always wants more weapons and more bombs and more WMDs. It can never have enough).
Ever since the advent of Zionism, Israeli specialty has been to attack civilians and civilian targets. This is a bridge in South Lebanon that Israel bombed yesterday.