The $60 billion financial crisis in Dubai, the less than full mammoth hotels, golf courses and indoor ski slopes, are glaring examples of a needless waste of cash that could have gone to aid and resettle Palestinian refugees. Yet, this isn’t new to the Palestinians who have been penned up in camps since 1948, either unwilling or unable to resettle elsewhere.
The Vatican claim that Gaza has become a concentration camp isn’t so far from the truth. Yet, this isn’t the fault of the Israelis so much as it is by design of the Arab nations, Dubai being one of them.
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22)“Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.”
23) “For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with the inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.”
24) “:God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of heaven and earth, dwelleth not in temples made with hands;”
25) “Neither is worshipped with men’s hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and... Read More
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, a former member of the student group who seized 54 American Hostages in 1978 and held them for 444 days, has made it known that he believes that the United States and other so-called “big powers” of the world are responsible for nuclear proliferation and AIDS. Ahmadinejad also claims that the “big powers” are using the United Nations for their own benefit and causing strife among smaller nations.
If only that were true.
The United States has about as much influence over the United Nations as a roll of toilet paper has at stopping an 18-wheeler.... Read More
If you think the Eliot Spitzer affair is a scandal, your missing out on a sweet story of Islamic hypocrisy oozing out of Iran.
Tehran's Chief of Police who recently led a crackdown on women for not following the Islamic dress code and eroding public morality was arrested during a raid on a brothel.
General Reza Zarhei, Tehran’s chief of police and a member of the Revolutionary Guard, has resigned under a cloud of scandal after he was caught and arrested naked, with no fewer than six nude women, during a government raid on a brothel.
but wait, it gets worse...
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Amazing news for We The People, Congressman Wexler and others are finally listening to The People and ignoring House Speaker Pelosi's statement "Impeachment Is Off The Table", they're calling for immediate impeachment hearings for Vice President Cheney! Plus breaking news Congressman Kucinich is preparing documents for a bill to impeach Bush too!! BELOW--INFO & ACTIONS TO TAKE & RESOURCES *AfterDowningStreet http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/?q=node/29386 "WE DID IT! 50,000 SIGNATURES CALLING FOR IMMEDIATE CHENEY IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS COLLECTED IN 1 DAY!" By dlindorff 2007-12-16 "It's... Read More
Originally a 19-year old girl was sentenced to 90 lashes for violating Saudi's rigid laws on segregation of the sexes after she was abducted and gang-raped. The judges then decided to punish the woman further for "her attempt to aggravate and influence the judiciary through the media." For vigorously defending her, her lawyer has had his license revoked and faces a disciplinary hearing. The unrelated man she was with, who was also raped, was sentenced to 90 lashes. "I think when you look at the crime and the fact that now the victim is punished, I think that causes a fair degree of surprise... Read More
Israeli and Palestinian leaders gathered in Nablus today to discuss agenda items for the upcoming peace conference in Annapolis, only to have the scheduled three-hour meeting erupt into a massive falafel ball food fight. Prime Minister Ehud Olmert met with Mahmoud Abbas in the home of Ahmed Ashish, a local goat herder. Both leaders arrived at noon with their respective entourages and gifts. Sources allege that Olmert presented Abbas with Lonely Planet USA Road Trip! and inscribed (in Arabic): "Hey dude! I figure you'll never see any of these places. But one day, perhaps. Or just give it to... Read More
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