A new topic is trending among my Lebanese peeps on Twitter today: #UniteLB, or Unite Lebanon. It’s part of a social media push by activists who want to put an end to the country’s sectarian system. They’ve planned a march for this Sunday at 12:00 p.m., starting at the Mar Mikhael Church. For more details […]
Month: February 2011
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says protesters trying to overthrow his regime are just a bunch of armed teens stoned on hallucinatory pills they got from Al-Qaeda. This statement is coming from a man, by the way, who gave a press conference earlier this week from a truck… with a hat on… holding an umbrella. Riiiight. […]
Naharnet reported this morning that around 70-80 percent of gas stations were shut down today because of a fuel shortage. And on Thursday, stations were crowded in Beirut, Saida, Zahle, and Tyre as car owners rushed to buy gas amid reports that stations were running out of fuel and closing. Peeps, let’s all take a […]
If these kind of self-indulgent publicity stunts were played out on a TV show, we’d change the channel or turn it off. But no, this is REAL life, where our political representatives are largely a bunch of shallow and smug characters with glib attitudes, bland acting skills and amateur on-screen looks. Gebran Bassil single-handedly set […]
Hide your children. The terrorist organization Al-Qaeda is targeting your pure and innocent offspring with a photo of an adorable miniature pig wearing red rain boots and staring into the distance lovingly. It all started with an email sent to 45-year-old stay-at-home mom Maryanne Halberstroff of Jacksonville, Florida. As one commentator notes, “Al-Qaeda’s been stockpiling […]
UPDATE: Video has been made private CNN’s Bed Wedeman was the first international correspondent to gain entry into Libya. Here is his report from a Benghazi rally. I’m sure you’ll agree: what’s happening in this country is incredible.
The people protesting in Libya are brainwashed, trigger-happy teens who are stoned on drugs. That’s what the country’s leader Muammar Gaddafi said in a live audio feed on state television Thursday. He also said Al-Qaeda was behind the crisis. “It is obvious now that this issue is run by Al-Qaeda… they have been brainwashing the […]