You would almost think FEMA is in charge: NASIRIYAH, Iraq, Aug. 1 — A flailing Iraq reconstruction effort that has been dominated for more than three years by U.S. dollars and companies is being transferred to Iraqis, leaving them the challenge of completing a long list of projects left unfinished by the Americans. While the handover is occurring gradually, it … Read More
I think Rabbi Heir says it pretty good: "Anti-Semitism is not born in one day and cannot be cured in one day and certainly not through the issuing of a press release," Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, said in a statement. Gibson should read about Jewish persecution and the Holocaust, among other things, … Read More
You know, there were probably seven or eight things said at last night’s rehearsal that I made a mental note to remember, and — of course — I forgot most of them. Here’s all that remains: "Try saying that line like you just took a bath in dookie." – Acting tip from director "Hold the book down to his crotch … Read More
If Ann Coulter is "an extraordinarily good Christian", then I hope nobody every calls me a Christian. I just don’t want to be in the same league as her. Read this vile interview (on a religious website) in which she is just plain mean and rude and self-righteous, not only on the subject matter being discussed, but to the interviewer.
The "Castro is dying/dead" rumors that I mentioned (and dismissed) here on July 11 might have a grain of truth to them: News that Fidel Castro had ceded presidential powers to his brother Raul after undergoing surgery to stop internal bleeding ushered in a period of uncertainty at home and celebrations by his enemies abroad, while fueling speculation on the … Read More
This is, believe it or not, nonfiction. About the author…