Writing for a site like Restoring Truthiness it should go without saying that I am an unquestioning subscriber to liberal ideology. However, I must admit sometimes it is hard to blindly support ideals that suggest taxing the rich fixes everything and the government knows best. But every once in a while I am able to […]
Over the past couple of days both Russia and China have been on the defensive trying to explain away why they vetoed the Arab and Western-backed UN resolution condemning the violent crackdown in Syria. As the world has been watching thousands have been massacred by the Assad regime in Syria and for months the UN […]
Will Syria Be Demoted from the Arab League? In what has come as little surprise to followers of events in Syria, the nation faces potential expulsion from the League of Arab States, a group of Middle Eastern nations that Syria co-founded with five other countries in March 1945. However, with the league expanding to 22 […]
When you can’t take a joke apparently the thing to do is to take away the jokester’s means of telling the joke. That is exactly what despot dictator Bashar al-Assad of Syria did to outspoken political cartoonist Ali Ferzat. Early Thursday just as Ferzat was leaving his studio, Al-Assad had Ferzat kidnapped by five gunmen, […]
While every major news organization in the world was covering the fact that the United Nation’s Human Rights Council, passed a resolution, initiated by the United States that condemns the murderous crackdown on protesters by the Syrian government, Fox News chose instead to broadcast a “News Alert” that focused on a little known document dated March 29th, 2011 called the “Draft country programme document for Syria (2012-2016)” drafted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and of the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF).