Monthly Archives: June 2009

What should we do in Iran?

Some people have practically accused me of being a neo-con imperialist because I advocate U.S. support for the Iranian protesters. Let me be clear. Sending in the Marines would be stupid. But so is  ‘tough shit, let the protest movement … Continue reading

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People of Iran, I'm sorry

Dear people of Iran, I apologize. I have been a coward.  A week ago, I wanted the U.S. to stay out of your revolution. I told myself that it was for your own good. But I was deceiving myself, and … Continue reading

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A military dictatorship in Iran?

What if  two-thirds of President Obama’s cabinet came from the same white militia movement in Idaho? That seems to be the situation in Iran. Yesterday I wrote that Iran’s rulers were in no danger as long as the military and … Continue reading

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Why Iran's mullahs are here to stay

Funny thing about revolutionaries. Once they seize power, they make damn sure that no else will. Lenin, Castro, Ho Chi Minh. Once they were secure, they promptly liquidated out their opposition. It takes a killer to stop a killer, and … Continue reading

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Cheap Journalism in Jerusalem

White college kids calling Obama a “nigger”. That’s the highlight of a controversial video buzzing around the blogosphere. The controversy isn’t over what the kids said, but where they said it. The video wasn’t shot in West Virginia, but in … Continue reading

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Muslim virgins can't play sports

Can a Muslim woman play sports? Not if she’s a virgin, say clerics in Saudi Arabia. “Religious law does not prohibit [all] women from engaging in sports, but only virgins… Some ‘ulama and religious authorities hold that a girl who … Continue reading

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Death to hate shirts!

It all began when my wife spotted the “Fuck Israel” tee-shirt on Cafepress.com. “If I see someone in one of these, I’m liable to lose it,” she said. She was mad. I was bewildered. Why would someone want their baby … Continue reading

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