Browsing All Posts filed under »politics«

Spend the Iraq trillions

May 11, 2008


This site allows you to go on a 3 trillion dollar shopping spree – the money spent illegally occupying Iraq and killing Iraqis for no purpose whatsoever. I have spent and spent, healing the environment, potable water for all, end to world hunger, mosquito nets for everyone in Africa, global literacy, free birth control and […]

I interrupt needless self-pity to bring you…

April 7, 2008


Links about the April 6 strike. All-out battle has been joined.Up-to-date coverage from Hossam El HamalawyThe April 6 blogReflections on how shit is just fucked up If anyone can think of any way I can help, let me know.

Smug Elitist Shits

April 6, 2008


All I ask is that you read the repugnant post on today’s strike on Scene and Heard. Let them know what you think of their condescending “solidarity” and fear-mongering.

I am an Arab

April 3, 2008


I’ve taken a lot of heat on this blog and elsewhere because I consider myself an Arab, unlike most Egyptian Christians of my acquaintance. I have of course been under the most attack from Copts in diaspora, whose knowledge of Egypt often seems to stem from sedately guided teenage trips around Egyptian monasteries, a few […]

March 5, 2008


I take these vitamins, something extraordinarily potent called Vitamax. I took this stuff on the recommendation of all my girlfriends who I complained to about being tired lately. And I felt much better, right away. The drawback of these supplements is that my body hair has grown extraordinarily luxuriant. I have taken to stroking my […]

Swigging with Scots

February 8, 2008


Another day, another carefully averted hangover. My usual method of doing so is to throw up before I go to bed and take an aspirin; then wake up at 4:30 am and drink way more water and check my mail. I tell you, fool proof. The internet has a therapeutic quality at that hour. The […]

Youtube collaborates to hide human rights abuses

December 9, 2007


Readers may be aware that Youtube suspended the account of Egyptian video blogger Wael Abbas, a ban which featured on Reuters and Fox News. These news outlets have released statements saying that Youtube has restored his account. The truth is that although they have restored his account, they have removed all of the videos showing […]