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luciana-lhullier's picture
Jan.14.2009
Maybe one of the reasons (besides luck) human beings have lasted so long on this planet is our immense capacity of emerging from the ashes, like a Phoenix. I´ll leave you with the pictures published in today´s online edtion of The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/...
kathryn-stripling-byer's picture
Jan.09.2009
I get the NYT every morning online. This article (nytimes.com/2009/01/09/world/middleeast/09redcross.html)..sickened, appalled, and took me back years to the invasion of Baghdad by the U.S. and the carnage left behind, including a young 19 year old girl decapitated by U.S. bombs. In the AP report...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jan.08.2009
 Sarah Palin is not a happy camper, or so she told Politico. The Alaska governor thinks that the press is giving Caroline Kennedy preferential treatment. She is interested in seeing how Kennedy "will be handled," and whether the media will use kid gloves. Moreover, the former Republican...
michael-anthony's picture
Jan.05.2009
When I say... "I am an American Soldier"I'm not shouting, I'm better than you.I'm whispering, I was a boy, and now I find myself a man.   When I say... "I am an American Soldier"I don't speak only of this with pride…I'm also confessing, that I stumble and make mistakes and...
julia-stein's picture
Jan.03.2009
Saadi Youssef has been for decades just not just one of the most important Iraqi poets but also one of the most important poets writing in Arabia. His 2002 collection "Without an alphabet, Without a Face," translated from Arabic into English by Khaled Mattawa, is an moving, heart...
heywood-gould's picture
Dec.26.2008
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Dec. 26Upstaged and rendered irrelevant by the rise of Barrack Obama, European leaders have formed a secret task force to find ways to tarnish his image, the Daily Event has learned. "George Bush was an easy foil who made all our leaders look good," said a Euro...
edmund-jenks's picture
Dec.16.2008
Journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi, who was kidnapped by Shiite militants last year, was being held by Iraqi security Monday and interrogated about whether anybody paid him to throw his shoes at Bush during a press conference the previous day in Baghdad, said an Iraqi official. Showing the sole of your...
vivian-mcinerny's picture
Dec.16.2008
It was the shoe heard around the world. An Iraqi man threw his shoe at President George Bush at a news conference. The president ducked. The man aimed his other shoe at Bush. Again, he missed. This happened Sunday night at a news conference in Iraq while the president spoke. Some might have thought...
bevan-morrison's picture
Dec.16.2008
I've  been reflecting on Sunday's incident with George Bush and the shoes that were launched at his head. Yes, I did laugh at first. However, this is a grave matter that speaks to deep-rooted issues. I don't condone that man's actions. I don't. No matter how much I despise George Bush, and believe...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Dec.16.2008
During a press conference with Prime Minister Maliki, the other day, an Iraqi journalist threw his shoes at the president. Bush quipped: "It's a size 10 shoe," which only proves he missed his calling. He should have been a shoe salesman.