Muslim Brotherhood ‘Uses Puppies as Firebombs?’

“Anti-jihad” bigots get even crazier
11/03/13 10:24:38 pm
Thanks to all of you for your funny & informative responses. After waking up this morning, reading this story, and then Paging it, I decided it was a good day to take a break from the internet. It's heartening to ...

Yes, you read that correctly: puppy bombs. If you saw the headline and actually believed it for a second, then your bullshit detector is probably in serious need of a tune-up. Think about it for a minute—the Muslim Brotherhood soaked puppies in gasoline so they could lob them at the …

Hilarious: Daily Show Apologizes to Egypt for Bachmann, King, and Gohmert

America’s three stupidest people go on a nervous field trip
9/15/13 8:24:49 pm
re: #96 catfitz56 Update -- Correction -- the piece in Vanity Fair was nasty about Charles *Krauthammer*. Brown was nasty about Charles *Johnson* *on the chatlog* which has mysteriously disappeared from Pastebin despite being around for years. Obviously, the relationship ...

Egypt’s Descent into the Heart of Darkness

Madness, power, and no good outcome on the immediate horizon
8/15/13 1:18:50 pm
re: #24 Ian G. I think that's the worst thing we can do. As others have pointed out, if we did that, it would only open the door for some other country to step in, one that might not have ...

Glenn Beck suspects something sinister in the Teresa Heinz Kerry hospitalization

“You’ve so violated our trust, I don’t know what’s real anymore!!!”
7/09/13 11:16:41 am
If you're a Comcast subscriber, go take a look in their customer forums under the Channels and Programming section and check-out the 11-page Beck-fest from his fans pleading Comcast to start carrying Blaze. It's pretty sad and hilarious.

Washington Post Calls for US to Suspend Aid to Egypt

A lot hinges on a word
125Wendell Zurkowitz ((slave to the waffle light))
7/05/13 10:35:23 pm
We are allowing a dangerous precendent to be set here: One of the big reasons Egyptian secularists The Tea Party rose up against the Morsi Obama government in such gigantic numbers was because they saw their democratic freedoms eroding before ...

Middle East and North Africa in Turmoil

But Gaddafi hangs in there
2/17/11 9:40:05 pm
re: #170 albusteve And the French (post-WWI).re: #193 Fozzie Bear The left, like its counterparts on the right, never likes it when one of their own gets elected and actually has to be pragmatic. They value orthodoxy over results--Not only ...

CBS News’ Lara Logan Assaulted in Egypt

Separated from her crew and attacked in Tahrir Square on the day Mubarak stepped down
2/16/11 10:05:55 am
re: #223 Renaissance_Man Well, here's a news article. written by Michael CalderoneThe article made note of previous instances of abuse of reporters, including Logan. Those responsible for the earlier incidents were Mubarak supporters. By implication, the article seems to be ...

New Egyptian Poll: Not an Islamic Uprising

A phone survey shows very low popular support for the Muslim Brotherhood
2/12/11 7:31:38 pm
Somebody up-thread quotes the Pew poll, which is more alarming. I wonder if the reason for the difference is that this poll is limited to Cairo and Alexandria. The more rural areas probably favor Islam more.