Archive for September 30, 2007
Fruits of “liberation”: A poster warning of cholera in Baghdad. (AFP)
A Palestinian child walking between Israeli soldiers. Does he not look bigger (and tougher)? (AP)
“But our reaction to 9/11 Гўв‚¬вЂќ mine included Гўв‚¬вЂќ has knocked America completely out of balance, and it is time to get things right again.” Now you are speaking? Six years later?
That is a silly point O Economist (the best magazine there is). (“And a lot of the people whom the authors assign to the Israel lobby, such as former Clinton administration officials like Dennis Ross and Martin Indyk, would probably have conniptions on being called neocons”). It is not whether they are neo-conservative or not, [...]
“The Militancy of Mahalla Al-Kubra”
Al-Jazeera Modified: or pleasing the House of Saud.
Lebanese Minister of Sports (including Ping Pong) and Youth, Ahmad Fatfat, responds to my criticisms of him.
“ONE of the founding fathers of neoconservatism has privately urged President George W Bush to bomb Iran rather than allow it to acquire nuclear weapons.”
“To accommodate the demand generated by what he says is a very lucrative business, Kim is replacing his main five-story clinic here in the heart of Makeover Town with an 18-story plastic surgery tower. Precise numbers on how many nose, cheek, chin and eye jobs are being done in South Korea are difficult to find. [...]
Husayn Fahmi praises the colonial monarchist regime in Egypt (he refers to Gulf dynasties as the exemplary models) (thanks Nasser)
“Britsh MPs visiting the Pentagon to discuss America’s stance on Iran and Iraq were shocked to be told by one of President Bush’s senior women officials: “I hate all Iranians.”” (thanks anonymous)
“GOP presidential candidate John McCain says America is better off with a Christian President and he doesn’t want a Muslim in the Oval Office. “I admire the Islam. There’s a lot of good principles in it,” he said. “But I just have to say in all candor that since this nation was founded primarily on [...]