June 16th, 2016 01:17 pm    134 comments

ERDOGHAN NABBED IN CAREER-DESTROYING FRAUD; TANGLED WEB ENSNARES SULTAN OF SLEAZE

In a famous essay by German philosopher, Artur Schopenhauer, the notorious misogynist questioned whether women’s “natural tendencies to lie” disqualified them from taking the oath of truth-telling in court. (See “On Women”)  He might have mentioned Islamists like Erdoghan,  too.      In a new scandal to darken the palatial doorsteps of Ottoman Sultan wannabe and…

May 29th, 2012 07:01 pm    Comments Off on SECOND POST – WAITING FOR GODOT OR ICEMAN; WEEKLY BRAINTEASER;

SECOND POST – WAITING FOR GODOT OR ICEMAN; WEEKLY BRAINTEASER;

SECOND POST OF THE DAY – MAY 29, 2012 – I am still waiting for a call from “Bilal” who lives in Damascus.  He left a message with my wife indicating that a call would be forthcoming about the situation in Al-Houleh.  The capital is abuzz with speculation about who was responsible.  Even dyed-in-the-wool Sunnis have their doubts…