Category: Lebanon

Clinton, Obama, and Cluster Bombs

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-rees/clinton-obama-and-clust_b_84811.html For those of you who will be voting tomorrow on “Super Tuesday” and days following, this post has some relevance to the wee little “droppings” Israel left all over south Lebanon during the last days of its war with Hezbollah (or, as I still call it, “The Rape of Lebanon”)… +++ Clinton, Obama, and …

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Ticking Clocks and “Accidental” War

 http://joshualandis.com/blog/?p=418  In addition to furthering our conversation/speculation about a coming war with Iran, this article by Alistair Crooke is interesting in that it mentions yet another idea about the recent IDF “attack” on Syria (one you won’t likely hear from American or Israeli news sources). If you’ll read the comments afterwards, you’ll notice one by …

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I have never, to my knowledge, committed an athletic act

 A good motto to live by, at least it was for me at ACS.  We had physical fitness tests twice a year which included a 400- or 800-meter run at the AUB track.  The guys would start about 1 or 2 minutes ahead of the girls.  I was part of that elite group of slackers …

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Lebanon’s future

 YaLibnanTV (websites www.yalibnan.com/ and www.iloubnan.info/-English) has this disturbing bit: If you would like to know if you are Phoenician and interested in knowing your lineage, then please visit The Genographic Projects’ website to contribute DNA… As an American mongrel with mixtures of English, German, Irish, Cherokee, Pawnee, and God-only-knows what else, when I read/hear about …

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Kefta

 I made kefta tonight!  Sure brought back memories…  We went to the farmer’s market Saturday morning and I bought a pound of ground lamb from a man who has a farm on Petit Jean Mountain.  He told me most American farmers raise a different kind of lamb, but that his was the same kind I …

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Abracadabra

 Thanks.  Very interesting.  Finally, a few Americans are starting to get a clue how dangerously wacky this premillennial stuff is.  Kinda funny when it’s a bunch of hillbillies playing with snakes.  Not so funny when it dictates foreign policy and kills hundreds of thousands and dispossesses millions more. Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2007 2:37 PM …

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Misery

 Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 8:44 AM In the misery that is now Lebanon it is the lowest who take the blame and the Palestinian refugees are the lowest in the pecking order. – Børre “They see us all as criminals” Caoimhe Butterly writing from Baddawi Refugee Camp, Live from Lebanon, 22 June 2007 Standing …

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