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evariste in Discarded Lies:
Monday Winds of War: Fourth of July Edition
Another Monday, another one of mine and Bill's Monday Winds of War briefings.

Winds of Change.NET: Monday Winds of War: July 04/05 topics this week include:
Israeli concessions to US over arms; soldier rescued in Afghanistan; US/India defense pact; change comes to the FBI; Maritime terror and piracy overview; NA infrastructure protection; Gertz's China analyses; Italian furore over renditions continues; Downing Street Memo agitators take a new tack; proliferating Russian and Chinese companies targeted for asset seizure; Turabi released; France assists CIA on terrorist tracking; Minutemen activism away from the border; illegal immigration, OTMs, and Hezbollah's pipeline into America; Chinese suppress dissent; Russian-US cooperation on terror; Beijing-Moscow statement allying on Chechnya, Taiwan; Russian basing in Georgia and Armenia; the CNOOC bid to take over UNOCAL and much more...
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zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
Sympathy for the Devil
Karla Homolka is being released from jail after serving 12 years in prison. She says she fears for her life, she's worried that "people wish to do the public a favor by killing her". Living the rest of her life in fear is the least she deserves but I doubt that anyone is going to harm her; I think she'll rebuild her life, put all this behind her and never look back again. I feel very sorry for her parents, and I don't know what I would do in their position.
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zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
Euroroma
Euroroma, the first party representing Roma to enter parliament in Bulgaria, is expected to win several seats in what would be a breakthrough for Europe's largest ethnic minority. This is very important in a country where Gypsies are not exactly liked and where many of them live in abject poverty. Gypsies have been persecuted extensively, they have limited resources, legal rights in theory but not in practice and are victims of continuous prejudice and discrimination. And it's not just Europe.
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zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
Old Thinking and New Thinking
Here's what official Palestinian Authority TV is showing:
The bonny Palestinian baby is lying on the ground crying, swaddled in white clothing next to a bloodied figure, presumably his dead mother. A couple of Israeli soldiers standing over the two have a brief discussion, after which the infant is shot in cold blood as the horror-stricken father looks on from his hiding place in the nearby bushes.

The scene is disturbing, to say the least. It was aired on June 8 on official Palestinian Authority TV as part of what Palestinian Media Watch, an Israeli non-governmental monitoring organization, says was billed as a "historical" series about events before and during Israel's War of Independence in 1948 - referred to by Palestinians as the Nakba, or catastrophe. Normal Programming
And here's what independent, non-government Palestinian TV is showing:
In a groundbreaking cooperative venture, Israeli and Arab TV stations on Saturday simultaneously broadcast the first part of a documentary exploring possible solutions to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The Shape of the Future: Israelis, Arabs See Groundbreaking Film.
Produced by Search for Common Ground, a Washington-based conflict resolution organization, each part of the series is supposed to be followed by an unprecedented debate between Palestinians, Israelis and the Arab world over the Internet, with comments posted on the Shape of the Future website.
The debates were not held this Saturday because "militants", the same militants Abbas has invited to his government, intimidated and threatened the participants and the sponsors of this program, accusing them of promoting "normalization." Yes, God forbid peace and normalization should break out in the Middle East.
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zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
How do you feel about women priests?
Religious tradition in Greece is deeply rooted and very strong; most Greek churches have a separate section reserved for women and a part of the church, the "iero", is off limits to women because, as one priest loudly explained to me once in front of everybody, we "menstruate". There's also a whole Greek peninsula that we're not allowed to set foot on and if anyone suggested that a woman can be a priest, I'm sure he/she would be met with laughter or derision.

I never thought what the reason for this was. If the only reason is, as the Catholic Church says, that Jesus chose men to be his apostles and therefore the tradition must stand, I think it's a silly reason. I would think that Jesus's choice of apostles reflected the society of his time in which, I'm sure, women didn't have prominent roles. Were there women doctors and engineers in biblical times? Were they equal members of society, as they are now? So unless there's some sort of theological decree that I'm missing, I see nothing wrong with women being priests.
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zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
Work Hours
Are Americans too dedicated to their work? How many hours a week do you work and what's your schedule like? The best schedule I've had was working four 10-hour shifts with three consecutive days off but unfortunately my employer didn't stick with it for very long. Still, what I prefer is working part-time and having a simpler life with more time off. It must be the European in me.
There was a time when the 35-hour workweek was the envy of the world, and especially of Americans, who used to travel to France just so they could watch the French relax. Some people even moved to France, bought farmhouses, adjusted their own internal clocks and wrote admiring, best-selling books about the leisurely and sensual French lifestyle.

But no more. The future, we are told, belongs to the modern-day Stakhanovites, who, like the famous Stalinist-era coal miner, are eager to exceed their quotas: to the people in India, say, who according to Thomas L. Friedman are eager to work a 35-hour day, not a 35-hour week. Even the Japanese, once thought to be workaholics, are mere sluggards compared with people in Hong Kong, where 70 percent of the work force now puts in more than 50 hours a week. In Japan the percentage is just 63 percent, though the Japanese have started what may become the next big global trend by putting the elderly to work.

According to figures recently published in The Wall Street Journal, 71 percent of Japanese men between the ages of 60 and 64 still work, compared with 57 percent of American men the same age. In France, needless to say, the number is much lower. By the time they reach 60, only 17 percent of Frenchmen, fewer than one in five, are still punching the clock. The rest are presumably sitting in the café, fretting over the Turks, Bulgarians and Romanians, who, if they were admitted to the European Union, would come flooding over the French border and work day and night for next to nothing.
Letter from America: Now it's work and work, and grow with the grind
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zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
Smuggling Hizballah Across the Border
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zorkmidden in Discarded Lies:
This is not some fun quiz!
This is about politics and war!

(40 free bullets to comrade floranista)
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sine in The People's Diner:
Fourth of July, 2005
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