Archive for June 6, 2006
What people don’t know is that Jubran Khalil Jubran (you know him as Kahlil Gibran here in the US) left behind an illustration of Muhammad. But the illustration was never published and never mentioned in any of the books by or on Jubran, except the book published in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Jubran by Habib [...]
Lebanese book burners around Maronite Patriarch are refusing to allow the Lebanese people to see the movie Davinci Code.
It is official. Christopher Hitchens is now openly in favor of mass murder provided the victims are Arabs. (He also faults US commanders in Afghanistan for not killing enough people).
Another brilliant Lebanese is at it again. An-Nahar newspaper is claiming that a brilliant Lebanese scientist has invented a new potato. He has called his invention “the new potato.” His potato, he said is sweet, unlike regular potatoes. Small Lebanese flags will be hoisted on the potatoes when they are produced. Sometimes I find myself [...]
The Jordanian puppet king asked the Israeli government to demolish a Palestinian house in Jerusalem becuase he said that it was built on a land owned by his Hijazi family.
Nancy Ajram assures her fans: “I am politically dumb.”
Caillebotte, Gustave, Les Orangers (The Orange Trees), 1878.
Dream on, o Wall Street Journal.
“Gagged Library Exec Speaks Out”
“As Mark Bourque lay dying from a bullet wound under the blazing Haitian sun, a group of soldiers from the same United Nations mission he was assigned to snapped photos of their gravely wounded Canadian colleague. However, none of them lifted a finger to save him, according to a magazine article published today.”
How can I support “peace” when Raghidah Dirgham is supporting “peace”?
How could I support “reform” in Lebanon when the IMF is urging “reform” in Lebanon?
“The report acknowledges that the United States had paid contractors in Iraq who were later found to have committed abuse of foreign laborers.”
Rumsfeld promises to end the Vietnam war
“No Escaping Iraq Violence”
“The Big Question: Who was Che Guevara, and does he deserve his iconic status?” (thanks Che) The Independent presents a lousy and one-dimensional portrayal of Che Guevara. I mean, Tony Blair has certainly caused the death of more innocent people than Che ever did in his entire life, and Che’s cause is far more noble [...]
“Estimates vary, but since 1987 the so-called Black Tiger unit of the group has reportedly carried out more than 150 such attacks.” (thanks Laleh)
Israeli occupation intelligence now claims that Bin Laden is hiding in Gaza.
Since US media don’t cover such events. This was from a demonstration in Baghdad yesterday. The US will sooner or later leave Iraq, and will leave behind ayatollahs, fanatics, crooks, and warlords to rule.
The ABC of the Bush Doctrine. This is significant. The Bush Doctrine came and sent to Somalia. The Bush Doctrine enters into a country, and either instigates or encourages a civil war. And in every case (from Palestine to Iraq to Lebanon and to Somalia) the Bush Doctrine supports, arms, and finances the most criminal [...]