Posts belonging to Category Middle East'

Equal Opportunity – Unequal Risks

Looking through various headlines I came across this: Marine General says women ready for Combat This is sure to be a hot button topic- so At the risk of crossing swords with the G.L.O.R’s here across the mighty Empire I have to say simply this – it’s wrong. It’s just flat out wrong. The General

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TSA Violates the 4th part 10,000,000,000

Morning Rotties! Since I am off in the environs of the sand – multiple time zones ahead of the majority of the Empire’s Citizens here I sit with my morning coffee – it’s 5-ish – and in case you’re wondering no I don’t sleep much – but here I am slaving over my keyboard so

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On fishes and stage fright

So – Handed the keys to this shiny and sexy machine called the Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler earlier today – I careened home through the desert in my SUV – O -DOOM at high rates of speed… Hey I can do that – gas is 80 cents a gallon over here, and after stomping on Mother Gaias’

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Fight As If You Mean It, Or Don’t Fight At All

An absolute must-read from the always excellent Walter Russell Mead about the American reaction to the conflict in Gaza right now: Commentators around the world grasp at straws in seeking to explain what’s going on. Islamophobia and racism, say some. Americans just don’t care about Arab deaths and they are so blinded by their fear

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It’s Like Deja Vu All Over Again

We mean, seriously, have we reached the point where being too lazy to come up with new material and go with remakes instead has spread into life in general or what? It used to be limited to Hollywood and pretty much the entire music industry (and don’t get us started on network television). Let’s see.

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Failing “Forward”

The last 48 hours have seen the current administration reap a bumper crop of clusterfuckery. I have been at a loss for a way to summarize it, until I stumbled across this image on the vast interwebs: That about sums it up nicely, don’t you think? Time for Barrack Hussein Ahmsari to go. Now. Right

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In Other News: Brits Now Helping to Dispose of Iraqi WMDs that Never Existed in the First Place

Because, well, SHUT UP! BUSH LIED, PEOPLE DIED! That’s all you need to know. Peasants! On a related, but rarely explored (by the DNCMedia) note, we keep hearing concerns about Assad using WMDs against the rebels, concerns based on him threatening to do so himself, yet we somehow barely ever hear about anybody wondering where

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