‘There is war in Samachablo (Georgian name for the region known as South Ossetia)’ they tell me. I wave off the hint of alarm in my thoughts with ‘oh, can’t be more than some borderline skirmish…’
Political elites benefit from grand-standing, regular people just lose their limbs in the process.
“Was it any of my loved ones?” That’s the completely understandable and utterly selfish question of the moment.
ATLANTA — As an American Muslim, I was horrified to read about the tragic death of Sandela Kanwal in Clayton County, Ga., allegedly at hands of her father in a supposed “honor killing.”
DMX even sleeps angrily. He is a living embodiment of the philosophy, “temporary insanity is for losers.”
Certainly, it is a scarf. A black and white scarf – in paisley, no less.
You’re laughing now, but you’ll be sorry later, as ashes fall from the sky, the locusts advance, and, somewhere, Christiano Ronaldo continues to grin maniacally.
Is it useful to point out that a phrase “taming the wild country” is a slap in the face for those who were “tamed”?
It can, and should, be useful to examine the different kinds of polygamists out there, and whether or not the basic tenets of their personal beliefs can create an atmosphere where the impregnation of thirteen-year-old girls is considered just fine and dandy.
Even the Bush Administration had the sense to separate ‘Islam’ qua religion from the bastardized postmodern ideology advocated by the likes of al-Qaeda.