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the distinction i hear being made is between islam-ist and islam-ic, former more general-sociological, latter predominantly religious.

did i get this the right way around?

i think it may be a worldwide renaissance, of youth and interconnectedness.

the arabs are the touchpaper now. i wish that tunisian who set fire to himself could see the ripple effect of his sacrifice...

what's funny is watching ashton and obama trying to balance their real allegiances with their ever so PC support of the egyptian people.

likud heads must be exploding. obama has delayed his speech twice now, i guess his speechwriters are consulting george orwell to come up with the right newspeak.

we have always supported and protected the oppressed arab world from evil enemies, er...

we will fully accept whatever outcome their elections will bring, and not try to tweak them from abroad or within.

even winning the world cup doesn't bring this many people to manic frenzy, lol.

these folks weren't getting their bread, never mind the circuses...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Fri Feb 11th, 2011 at 02:19:12 PM EST
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