Friday, March 31, 2006
Her note to Flagpole. Yeah Athens!! If I were her I would already have called Neal. Though she probably would not.
Police Dept statement (completely inadequate, are they dumb?): "We don't comment on other officers' tickets," says Officer Herschel Grangent, who handles media affairs. "That officer is making his decision on the street. And it's going through legal channels now."
Isn't is great that people drive their individual air-conditioned vehicles miles and miles through stagnant traffic to office buildings that are air-conditioned so that people can wear 3-piece suits in the summer time? Mmmm fuel, mmm elitism, status. Blackouts? I wonder why!
Father Guevara, a 70-year-old Jesuit, has been preaching to this lost flock for 21 years, arriving at the dump by Jeep every Wednesday morning. He has established a charity that helps 400 children living in or around the dump to go to school, eat three square meals a day and escape beatings from their parents. He provides food and rudimentary medical assistance for the rubbish pickers — the pepenadores — and they love him for it..."
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Tuesday, March 21, 2006
"The prosecutor, Abdul Wasi, has said that he would drop charges if Mr Rahman converted back to Islam [how nice], but he has so far refused to do so."
Monday, March 20, 2006
Friday, March 10, 2006
I also think it is funny that the "translation" of the sign in the above picture's caption say "...tyrants down" when "no" obviously does not mean "down." the 2nd sign says down- "abajo fidel"
Tuesday, March 07, 2006
Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Chinese citizens refuse to consume blindly with their personal surplus, and instead would rather put it away and concern themselves with protecting themselves from their own government. In general here, Chinese citizens win over citizens of currently industrialized nations and of course, over their own governemnt.
Why are peoples' personal choices of any concern to a multinational governing body?
The Official Website of the Office of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Sayyid Ali Khamenei
"... the blasphemous pictures issue turned into a cause of hatred among the Islamic world toward arrogance...:"
Arrogance is feeling that your right not to be offended should be upheld above others' private property or well-being.
Khomeini as gnome
Leader's message on Sammara tragedy: http://www.leader.ir/langs/EN/index.php?p=news&id=3004
why won't link work
"I consider it as necessary to plea for the mourners in Iran, Iraq and other parts of the world to seriously refrain from any action which leads in confrontation and enmity among Muslim brethren." no others.