Lakeside Diner

By: Friday June 29, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

 

Lakeside Diner

By: Tuesday April 3, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

Lakeside Diner

By: Monday December 26, 2011 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews on current topics that may, or may not, be of interest.

What Will Washington Do When Saudis Quash Democracy Demonstrations?

By: Friday March 11, 2011 9:14 am

While we hear that Secretary of State Clinton is heading to Egypt and will meet with Libyan opposition leaders and Obama and his advisors consider how to respond to Gadaffi’s massacres, we’ve seen no support for the legitimate demands of people in Bahrain and Iraq. Now with people in the streets of Saudi Arabia, it’s likely that silence will only deepen.

US Offers Donuts, Not Democracy to Bahraini Activists

By: Tuesday March 8, 2011 8:45 am

American core principles apparently aren’t so important when the regime being reformed houses the Fifth Fleet and has Saudi neighbors, themselves afraid of potential protests.

Missing Protesters Still Rumored in Bahrain

By: Saturday February 19, 2011 8:37 am

Since the attack at 3AM Friday in Bahrain when government forces attacked sleeping democracy activists, there have been persistent rumors of 60-70 missing protesters.

Hey Tony, Barack – The People Still Say Mubarak Must Go

By: Wednesday February 2, 2011 6:06 am

While protesters continue to stay in Tahrir Square and promise to stay until Mubarak goes, President Obama continues to try to have it both ways and Tony Blair is running from interview to interview trying to drum up fear of an “Islamic” takeover of Egypt and proclaiming Mubarak “immensely courageous and a force for good” in an interview with Piers Morgan on CNN.

Sunday in Egypt: Who Will Decide the Future?

By: Sunday January 30, 2011 12:40 am

It’s Sunday in Egypt, the first day of the working week. As yesterday, no one yet knows what will happen next though all signs are that the protesters have no plans to leave the streets.

Only Making Matters Worse: America in Iraq and Afghanistan

By: Sunday September 12, 2010 6:00 pm

I’ve been thinking all week as I’m sure you have about the ways 9/11 have led our country into deeper and deeper war on Islamic communities – seen at home in the hysteria about an Islamic center planned for New York and the threatened koran burning, seen overseas in the horrors of our wars on [...]

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