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"The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer."

Henry Kissinger. New York Times, Oct. 28.1973


"The power of Shahid’s cartoons are acute. Take a close look if you dare. Instead of euphemisms, find direct statements; instead of evasion, find candor. The skill of illustration is matched by the acuity of vision..."

Norman Solomon








In what could be the most talked-about viral video of the week, Paris Hilton is responding to Republican presidential candidate John McCain's unauthorized use of her image in a campaign ad in her all-new video spoof posted on In the parody, a voiceover refers to McCain as the... READ MORE

The Pretzel of Evil

"States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world.  By seeking weapons of mass destruction, these regimes pose a grave and growing danger.  They could provide these arms to terrorists, giving them the means to match their hatred.  They... READ MORE

Roping for bin Laden

MIKE BOETTCHER, CNN NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: I think the highlight of the tape were the comments by Ayman al-Zawahiri, saying, that you haven't seen nothing yet, basically, using the shorthand version of English to describe what he said. He called for a jihad against the United States in Iraq. And Iraq... READ MORE

Dog Greeting

Some dogs just don't naturally play well with others. So here are some tips to help you help your dog.

  • Start with a diplomat, a friendly, non-threatening, confident dog.
  • Take both dogs to a neutral area, one that neither feels they have to defend, preferably a fenced area that is big enough...

The Death of Idi Amin

"It is absurd to impose on an individual or a society rights that are alien to its beliefs or principles," Saudi Arabia's deputy premier and effective head of state Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz told the U.N. Third Millenium summit in New York on September 6. He warned of... READ MORE


"Thousands of valuable historical items from Baghdad's main museum have been taken or destroyed by looters. Nabhal Amin, deputy director at the Iraqi National Museum, blamed the destruction on the United States for not taking control of the situation on the streets ... Iraq is a cradle of civilisation, with... READ MORE

The Handshake

hand shake

"I would like to extend a hand of genuine, sincere friendship to Prime Minister Vajpayee (Pervaiz Musharraf, 2002)."



"We have to worry about our security also. The international community should understand that there is a limit to India's tolerance (Atal Behari Vajpayee, 2002)."


"We do not... READ MORE

Sowing Democracy

Nourishing Democracy

"But the "troops out" debate overlooks an important fact. If every last soldier pulled out of the Gulf tomorrow and a sovereign government came to power, Iraq would still be occupied: by laws written in the interest of another country; by foreign corporations controlling its essential services; by 70% unemployment... READ MORE