Archive for November 1, 2012

Questions about Kuwait

From Angry Arab’s correspondent on Bahrain.  If anyone has answers, please send my way:”I am curious to hear your comments or the comments of any sources you have in kuwait about @mujtajidd’s latest tweets concerning the saudi-jordanian-american …

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Zionism is racism, always

“Violence, racism on board school bus:  Father angered over his son’s suspension assaults school bus escort, calling her ‘stinking Ethiopian’”.

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

The dirty hands of Israel in Syria?

From Akram: “The state Syrian TV announced on Tuesday that, Major General Abdullah Mahmoud al-Khalidi, a high ranking officer in the Syrian air force was assassinated in Ruken ad-Din, a northern quarter of Damascus, without giving more details. This…

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Not in US media

“The Saudi authorities should immediately charge or release Mohammed Salama, a dual US and Saudi citizen detained without charge since April 2012.Intelligence forces arrested Salama at his home on April 30 after he posted several tweets criticizing int…

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Bodyguard for the House of Saud

Z sent me this:  “I noticed that you have not talked about this guy “Mark” he claims that he was a bodyguard for some saudi royals and wrote a book regarding his experience with the house of Saud. You may take a look at his account on Facebook o…

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

This is the kind of government that the US wants Arabs to have

“The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday summoned a Palestinian columnist to answer charges of libel and slander, a media rights group reported. “

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

can you imagine the Western feminist uproar if he were Arab?

“IDF captain indicted for multiple indecent acts:  Former IDF officer believed to have used hidden pen cameras to take photos of women undressing”.

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Zionist methods and tactics

I just thought of this.  I so casually mock Christian and Muslim religious kooks and I refer to them as Muslim kooks and Christian kooks but I have never referred to Jewish religious kooks by name as such.  I am sure that deep down I am aware…

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

For some reasons, such kooky statements from Israel never get mocked in the West

“Haredi lawmaker: Men need not work – wives and state allowances can pay the bills:  Deputy health minister says it’s ‘absurd for both parents to work,’ praises Netanyahu policies.”

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

How Nice: Friends of Israel are sponsoring a talk on Syria at U Penn

This is very sweet, and it really shows how much Israel loves the Syrian people.  Friends of Israel at the University of Pennsylvania are sponsoring a talk on Syria.

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

They want Palestinians to kill other Palestinians

“”Two rebel commanders told Reuters they expected their Palestinian allies to fight the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command (PFLP-GC) which dominates the Yarmouk enclave – a one-time refugee camp turned sprawl of apartment …

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

no difference

“”But there wouldn’t be much of a difference between (Obama and Romney) on the Palestinian conflict or even with the Iranian issue. The course of future U.S. policy is pretty much set.”"

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

It is time that I tell you

I should tell you that I use the Georgia font on this blog.  I got to like it from the New York Times website and adopted it here.  Of course, that adoption is confined to fonts only.

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Is monitoring the Israeli occupation army terrorism too?

“Hezbollah has finished installing a network of surveillance cameras near the border with Israel, a Lebanese newspaper affiliated with the March 14 alliance reported Wednesday  . According to the report, which quoted defense sources in south …

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Well, stealing the food is not as outrageous as stealing the land

“We make our own hummus,” said White House executive chef Cristeta (Cris) Comerford, in a special interview with Modern Manna last week. “It’s a very wonderful dish, very nutritious.”The point of the article seems to be to say how much Obama li…

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

fantasy

I have often fantasized about my feelings as I board the plane to Palestine after the demise of Israel.  How I would relish looking at all Israeli terrorist leaders behind bars.  Hell, I would volunteer to serve as judge, jury, and guardsman.

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

All that you have done to our people is registered in notebooks

“Israeli occupation forces arrested 7 Palestinians in the southern West Bank early on Tuesday morning, according to Maan News Agency, including a raid on the Hebron home of Jamila Hassan al-Shalaldeh where they detained her and her 20-year-old son Ragh…

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Socialism and natural disasters

Dale sent me this:  “‘I heard this statement on Fox News: “catastrophes are only surmountableunder capitalism”. Kid you not.’  Gee, I don’t know. The Cubans seem to be on the road to recovery:”.

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

Liz Sly: clueless in Lebanon

American correspondents who are parachuted into Lebanon tend to be clueless and to catch up they operate on a simple principle: March 14 are our allies and I will take all my clues and suggestions from them.  Look at this piece by Liz Sly: she int…

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad

a philospher is born

“Murhaf Jouejati, a member of the Syrian National Council, an Arab philosopher”.  I knew you for years in DC, ya Murhaf, and never ever heard you “philosophize”.  Is this a new gig for you? A philosopher?

Posted on November 1, 2012 by As'ad