Archive for March 10, 2006
Sunset, Herblay, Opus 206, 1889. Paul Signac.
“Iran: Police Attack Women’s Day Celebration”
“Symbol of Abu Ghraib Seeks to Spare Others His Nightmare”
“Renewed Patriot Act could limit federal appeals for death row inmates: Provision allows U.S. attorney general, not federal appeals courts, to decide if states qualify for ‘fast-track’ review of death penalty cases”
“The Rules Have Changed for Corporate Criminals”
“Afghanistan: The Other War”
“General Condemnation” (thanks I forgot who)
There was a[n] (unintentionally) funny interview with Bush on Hariri TV, Al-Mustaqbal. The interviewer (a serious reporter) asked him whether he is following the dialogue sessions in Beirut. Of course, he said yes. That will now be believed in Lebanon. Really. Those Lebanonese practitioners of political naivete will now really believe that Bush is following [...]
“How Islamic inventors changed the world: From coffee to cheques and the three-course meal, the Muslim world has given us many innovations that we take for granted in daily life.”
“Israelis were warned on illegality of settlements in 1967 memo”
“A woman has been arrested for shoplifting for the 81st time near her home in the town of Klaipeda.”
“When Islam was a major world power and Muslims were confident, they could take insults about their religion in their stride.” (W.M. Watt said that in his book, the Majesty that Was Islam).
“The Bush administration channelled $2.15bn (Ã‚Â£1.25bn) to faith-based charities last year, advancing its mission to increase the share of government aid money given to religious organisations.”
“The Right to Ridicule”
Maybe you should reevaluate US role in Iraq. I see more kind signs from the occupation. I mean, look at this: “U.S. Plans to Let Iraqis Deal With a Civil War.” Is this along the lines of giving more sovereignty and power to Iraqis?
“Arab Assets May Seek Other Ports in Storm” (But royal Arab investors will not budge)
So which maaaaaaaaaaaadraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaassaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahh in…Vancouver did Manji attend? That is where her Taliban teacher preached hate and sexism. As you know, there are more maaaaaaaaaaaadraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaassaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhs in Vancouver alone than there are in Pakistan.
“Three years into the war, one grim measure of its impact on Iraqis can be seen at Baghdad’s morgue: There, the staff has photographed and catalogued more than 24,000 bodies from the Baghdad area alone since 2003, almost all killed in violence. Despite such snapshots, the overall number of Iraqi civilians and soldiers killed since [...]
Is this the “reform” that Bush and his wife keep praising in Egypt: “Clearing the Path For Scion of Egypt”
“U.S. Sets Plans to Aid Iraq in Civil War” (How nice. I mean, how really nice of the US. Would you not agree with me here that the US by this stance is showing its compassion and sympathy for the Iraqi people? I mean, really? For once, you must agree the US is doing the [...]