Archive for April, 2007

I am not making this up. An official in the Saudi Ministry of Labor said that “only 7000″ foreign maids flee their place of employment every year in Saudi Arabia.

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

George Tenet said on 60 minutes that there are Al-Qa`idah cells here in the US (which is something that I don’t buy. Bin Laden had to import the hijackers and get them visas because he could not recruit from among American Muslims). When asked for the basis of his information, he said it was a […]

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

“According to a military order seen by AFP on Saturday, the army told the village council in Bardaleh, north of Jericho, that nearly 59 acres of Palestinian farmland would be confiscated “for security reasons” to extend the barrier.” (thanks Yasmine)

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

The Hariri tool organization, Al-Yasar Ad-Dimuqrati (its very name is an insult to the real Left everywhere), held an election. The last time it held its founding election, the late Samir Qasir (one of the founders), looked at the audience and told them: No need for elections. I will select everybody. And he did (this […]

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

Two years after they started, and amid total silence from Western human rights organization, Fu’ad Sanyurah, just realized that Syrian workers in Lebanon are victims of attacks and abuse. He made a little statement about that, and then went back to sleep.

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

On Labor Day: Workers of the world, unite! NOW.

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

“Former chief of staff Dan Halutz was forced to resign a couple of months ago and is now spending his days as a student in a lucrative program at Harvard University.” (thanks Maryam) I swear, I will not be surprised if Harvard University sets up a special workshop on “How to kill and injure Arabs?” […]

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

George Tenet, who told us that Saddam had a massive arsenal of WMDs (do you remember him sitting behind Colin Powell at the UN?), is now telling us that Al-Qa`idah is about to acquire nuclear weapons. He said that they will hide them in specially baked somosas in Waziristan. Yes, Mr. Tenet. Tell me more. […]

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

“The United States admitted 68 Iraqi refugees in the six months through March, a tiny percentage of those fleeing their homes because of the war, State Department figures show.”

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

Western Math: “ In 34 days of fighting, between 1,035 and 1,191 Lebanese civilians and combatants were killed, as were 119 Israeli soldiers and 39 civilians.” Notice that among the Lebanese casualties, there is no breakdown of civilians and combatants, while a breakdown is provided for Israeli casualties. Of course, there is a higher number […]

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

“Six refugees from Darfur who are being hosted at Kibbutz Sde Boker cannot work at the Kibbutz before obtaining medical insurance, but the government is not supplying funds for the required medical check-ups.” (thanks Cherifa)

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

“In a special campaign begun while the war was still raging, the United Jewish Communities, representing the Jewish communal federations of North America, received pledges totaling some $359.5 million.” As for Arab and Muslim American organizations, they offered…vapid statements. (thanks Laleh)

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

” “Once more, the Lebanese are at the forefront of moral freedoms in the Arab world.”” I may add that the Lebanonese are at the forefront of savage civil wars, sectarian hatreds, vulgarisms, sex tourism, abuse of foreign maids, submission to Arab oil princes and their catamites, confused identities, and a pseudo culture that mistakes […]

Posted on April 30, 2007 by As'ad

“WASHINGTON, D.C. – area commuters will be inundated with a controversial poster-ad campaign when they take the city’s subway system next month. Starting May 13 for four weeks, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has ordered 20 of its subway stations to place posters advertising a June 10 rally to end “Israel’s illegal military […]

Posted on April 29, 2007 by As'ad

“A department of the Iraqi prime minister’s office is playing a leading role in the arrest and removal of senior Iraqi army and national police officers, some of whom had apparently worked too aggressively to combat violent Shiite militias, according to U.S. military officials in Baghdad. Since March 1, at least 16 army and national […]

Posted on April 29, 2007 by As'ad

“A direct rocket strike on a reservist staging ground at Kfar Giladi, which killed 12 soldiers on August 6, was the breaking point in public support for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Defense Minister Amir Peretz during the Second Lebanon War and support continued decreasing until the war ended, a series of surveys conducted during […]

Posted on April 29, 2007 by As'ad

“Totalitarian Islam’s Threat to the West”

Posted on April 29, 2007 by As'ad

You ask and Grant (not at all) Ayatullah Sistani answers:Question: What are the kind of TV programs and films that parents are not permitted to let their children watch?Answer: All that which contradicts their good religious upbringing–including commanding the good–and prohibiting evil, and the spread of destructive ideas and the erotic pictures that stimulate satanic […]

Posted on April 29, 2007 by As'ad

The Israeli factor in US presidential campaigns (thanks Zitta)

Posted on April 29, 2007 by As'ad

“On whether Blackwater is a private army:We have no private army. What we do have is a team of military and law enforcement veterans and other motivated, capable Americans who protect diplomats, provide training and offer logistic services, and we do those things in support of friendly-nation peace operations around the world, including support of […]

Posted on April 29, 2007 by As'ad