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The Clinton Provides A Pass

Despite the supposedly promising move of making George Mitchell the Middle East Envoy – it appears that any work he attempts will be under the glowering shadow of…

Open Letter To Barak Obama

Mr. Obama, President Elect – you have won, and the people cheer – and in huge neon letters, or so the media would have us understand – the…

Hell

Hell is a darkness aborting the light and declaring itself to be true. It is cold and it is numb to the touch, and unyielding with certitude. It…

Good Night & Good Luck This Ain’t : ABC News…

As usual, the local satellite channel MBC 4 continues to broadcast ABC News – featuring the effervescent Katie ‘Da Man’ Couric. Joy. Well, first of all – we’d…

Half-Full.

Having pointed out the true story behind the web of lies portrayed in Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan to somebody – I was taken aback by the response. The…

Like A Rolling Stone…

I received an email yesterday informing me that the Rolling Stones are planning a concert in Israel, and asking me to include my name among people who are…

Bush’s Veto or How To Dismantle A Cretin…

Having just read the text of Bush’s veto statement, I thought it might be worth a quick step-by-step deconstruction, for the benefit of any polar bears on a…

WorldMapper: Take A Look At The World…

In case you haven’t run into it, WorldMapper is an absolutely wonderful resource. It is, to quote the blurb, “a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized…

Get Carter…

I’m no big fan of Jimmy, and I’ve always had trouble with some of the formulations reached under his Camp David negotiations with the late Egyptian President Anwar…

Well, If The US Can Do It…

The British Sunday Times has reported that Israel is already planning and training for a tactical nuclear attack on Iranian facilities. This particular news item was also carried…