Archive for April 17, 2008
“300 slaps on the face of Arab hypocrites” by comrade Rami.
Conspiracy? What conspiracy? Just now, Al-Arabiya TV is running a propaganda profile of some US ambassador in Europe. And the piece just has him praise himself, and have others praise him. He said that “the concerns of the Arab world” are the concerns of Americans. Oh, yeah? You want to liberate Palestine? But there was [...]
This is what I want to know: will the Pope tell us about his experiences in Hitler Youth? He does not seem to mention it during his visit.
“And the Saudis have given to numerous universities over the years. A review of Department of Education records published by National Review Online shows that Saudi King Fahd, the Royal Embassy, the Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission, and others have given gifts or contracts totaling about $18 million to the University of Arkansas, nearly $13 million [...]
Ben is an expert on Latin America, and he believes that only negative stories about Venezuela make it in US media. He wants me to post this, and I agreed because I respect his expertise on the region.
Look at this caption under the picture in the New York Times: ” Wounded Palestinians lay near the car of Fadel Shana, a cameraman for Reuters who died in a missile attack on Wednesday in Gaza.” Missile attack? Where did the missile come from? I suspect a Chinese missile attack? Or was it Norwegian missile [...]
I never thought that somebody may have less charisma than Larry King, until I watched the Pope sermonize this morning. It was painful: in fact, it was so painful that I was willing to watch Gizelle Khuri at that point.
“Back home in Berkeley last night he said he’s still worried about his interpreter and friend, Mohammed Salah Ahmed Maree, who was arrested with him and is still being held incommunicado by Egyptian authorities. Unlike Buck, he didn’t have the muscle of the U.S. Embassy and UC Berkeley.” (thanks Molly)