It is always a pleasure to write for an English proficient audience in Pakistan. Naturally, my own Urdu proficiency is..... it is.... negligible. smile
Sunday article link
Here is the Bush residence in Preston Hollow.
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Can we just ship this guy to Libya or Somalia? Just to a nice F-cking place where he won't have to interact with infidels too much?
Pissed? You betcha.
Two thousand painkillers prescribed by four medical doctors over six months. That is what ole Rush was eating until he was charged with prescription drug abuse.
Rush has a hearing aid now. Sudden hearing loss is the side-effect of one of the drugs Rush was consuming.
Rush is too self-righteous for my taste.
The First Lady has every right to enjoy a good plate of ribs.
It beats Oxycontin on the taste scale and it is also legal fare.
Pass me a napkin. I will be happy to join her. smile
Images are in short supply, but the Morocco link shows what is the beginning point of chaos for Morocco, with a willingness to take to the side streets to burn vehicles. Their February 20 date for inception of a revolt is off to what has the appearance of a less well-planned beginning than the Egyptian caravan of hope.
The Twitter storm is active for Libya with tweets that medical aid convoys are blocked at the border. Continued reports of live fire against citizens is being duly noted with a poker face by Libyan leadership. Those being shot at are quite a bit more emotional regarding being in the crosshairs.
The Bahrain Sunni demographic claim an Iranian snake at work in their garden. They are none too happy.
No further news on the "save the date" for Saudi Arabia.
The fit continues to hit the shan.
Too much, too little, too late.
I am considering purchasing a bicycle....
On the Twitter reporting front:
The city of Benghazi is described as having sustained a "massacre" and to be awaiting a massacre tomorrow.
Heavy artillery is being used against the demonstrators and an estimated 500 bodies lie in the streets of Benghazi. There are estimates of thousands injured.
Tweet # 3
Tear gas and batons used by local police.
Helicopters overhead and machine gun fire is sprayed into the crowds.
Twelve cities involved in protests.
"Indiscriminate bombing" of men, women and children, with massive sustained burn injuries.
Tweet # 7
Aircraft are arriving at an airfield near Benghazi city with African mercenaries brought in for "Bloody Sunday".
We must fall on our knees and pray. Hell has opened her mouth in Libya today.
For an aging cleric, banned for thirty years - a stunning mass of humanity attend the celebration which includes the Friday prayer. Here is an abbreviated explanation of the timing of the prayer, given to me this morning by a scholar whom I hold in high esteem. As he is working on a difficult fifth century Arabic text with a doctoral student today, I appreciate his quick response.
"Juma'a is prayed when sun begins to descend from highest curve of point of the day."
And I do have to ask the question. What is the temperature in Cairo today? I would hate to be in the middle of such a massive bundle of compressed life.
My prayers, are extended.
Neda Agha-Soltan. Blood is precious. Every drop.
The U.S. Department of State has set up a Twitter account in Farsi to urge Iranians to protest against their regime.
The next blog will address why this small move is imprudent, and shows an inability of the State Department to assess the historical timeline and the ignition point which is now in existence.
This is not the time for child's play.
Perhaps it is imprudent to tweet a public consumption message which denies the harsh reality of the days ahead? As Nancy chirps, purge lists are being prepared by activists in Egypt.
James Oppenheim is a personal friend and has a nice piece on the link below, which examines the Hitchcock film through a linguistic lens.
Sing along with me: "Mocking, Mockingbird".
What will be on the page next will be the release of a few paragraphs from my brief, "Rise as One Man: Islam in the 21st Century". I will bundle it into three blogs. In making a determination to release a bit of this writing it is also with the first public acknowledgement that I am observing the rise of a third movement, beyond the identified movements of emancipation and self determination.
As I spend nearly a year in research prior to releasing my writing the third movement will not be discussed at this point.
But I sincerely hope that you enjoy what I place on the page of the blog for your consideration.