Archive for December 14, 2007
What is the difference between Antoine Lahd, Muhammad Dahlan, and Grand Ayatullah Sistani? Nothing really, but Sistani is turbaned and does not like to leave his home.
When I see references to “chief-of-operations” of the Lebanese Army, I wonder. What are the operations of the Lebanese Army? Lebanon was under attack by Israel, from air, land, and sea, and the Army did not initiate any “operations”. Wait. I think I know. The operations are the supply of the troops with shish tawuq [...]
It is illegal in Lebanon to pelt the Maronite patriarch with eggs. So please: don’t pelt the Maronite patriarch with eggs if you see him.
“Disaffection with careers in the military — less well paid than jobs in the private sector — are beginning to affect non-fighting units with interest still high in the top-end, elite commando units, the Maariv daily said.”Israel is facing an army recruitment problem with fewer and fewer people signing up as career officers following the [...]
I wonder who is behind this: “At least three killed, 30 hurt in explosion at Gaza Strip funeral.”
“US accuses Venezuela of secret election funding.” This is like Prince Bandar bin Bribe accusing somebody of corruption.
Al-Arabiya TV was bragging that Mrs. Zamzam could not sleep for a whole night when she knew that she was going to perform pilgrimage. What is the big deal? The King of Jordan could not sleep for a week when they were launching PlayStation III.
Iskandar Mansur responds to Ilyas `Atallah.