180 results for d'Nalgar

Aim high

Harvard A Terrorist-Training Camp?

By Andrew Sullivan, 04 Mar 2011 02:48 pm That, believe it or not, is now being taught in the US Air Force Anti-Terrorism Training Course. Above is a slide used in the course. Among other things…  [more]

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Vouchsafe unto us, we pray thee

King James Bible: ‘Twas a work most modern

By Stephen Tomkins, Tuesday 1 March 2011 13.05 GMT Everyone from Richard Dawkins to Sarah Palin seems agreed that the King James Bible is Basically A Good Thing and wishes…  [more]

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Outrageous

The ugly face of Islamophobia in Orange County, California

Posted by Richard Adams Thursday 3 March 2011 21.05 GMT [tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6t6d9YBuFM[/tube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6t6d9YBuFM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoKd8CCdsxU The Southern California chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America Relief USA organised a fundraising dinner in…  [more]

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Loopy

“The Moo-slims are coming!  The Moo-slims are coming!”  I normally reserve the photo below for Glenn Beck’s chalk-talk wackadoodlery, but today’s editorial by “motivational consultant” Jim Davidson is an occasion for making an exception. Here in the Natural State of…  [more]

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Mahfouz’s prophesy

Note:  Raouf is a dear friend.  It is very likely our paths crossed in Lebanon, in the early 1960s.  We reconnected, after more than 30 years, on the eve of my son’s college education at the same institution where Dr.…  [more]

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The rape of Lara Logan

Warning:  This post contains language that may be offensive  to some readers.  Not as offensive as the violation of women described herein, but nevertheless, consider yourselves warned… – Monsieur d’Nalgar

Lara Logan assaulted in Egypt

By Jill, on…  [more]

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The power of humiliation

I normally don’t – won’t – re-post anything by Mr. Friedman, but in this op-ed, in a single sentence, there is a powerful warning for every oppressor of those blighted spots on this planet where people yearn for their certain…  [more]

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