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A Light @ The End of The Tunnel?

It’s been up and down, and brutal sometimes, and we’ve all found ourselves asking the same question I was asked today by a friend; whose side is the…

Sultans and Scarves

Three weeks ago, an Egyptian Muslim mother and wife, four months with child, was stabbed to death in Dresden, the civilian city bombed to the ground by the…

Obama In Cairo

Well, here he was. Massive hype, of course, an event touted as a game-changer for American/Arab relations and something that a lot of people were eagerly expecting. Even…

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…

Mike Gravel : Why I Care.

Somebody asked me why I want Mike Gravel to win – why I care either way, since I’m not even an American, and this is, after all, an…

So That’s What It’s All About…

I just read a blog somewhere in which an apparently well intentioned but horrifically mal-informed American woman was (god bless her heart for stretching that far across 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…