Tag Archives: egypt

Worth Reading 24: Still a better channel than ITV News

Yes, we still have links, even if we don’t have much other content: The Battle for the No Campaign and a Prime Minister in Peril – Interesting WSJ piece on the AV referendum. I’d question some of the assumptions in it, but worth reading nonetheless. Tuition Fees: Did The Coalition Get Its Sums Wrong? – […]

Worth Reading 18: Now legal in the United States

And today, we’re 80% Egyptian-related: WorldNetDaily: The Rise of the Muslim Anti-Christ Explains Egypt Unrest – No, I’m not linking to WorldNutDaily, just to Richard Bartholomew’s analysis of another one of their bizarre conspiracy theories Arseholes, considered as a strategic resource – Daniel Davies on how dictatorships keep themselves in power. Why Egypt 2011 is […]

Worth Reading 17: Now complete with provisional licence

Let there be linkage: A Vision Of Foreign Policy Only Beck Can Provide – That’s Glenn Beck, but reading out the lyrics to Devil’s Haircut might make more sense. Watch the video for something that looks like a dramatic reconstruction of the thought processes of a crazed conspiracy theorist, except it’s for real (via) A […]

Worth Reading 14: Flash, I love you!

60% Egyptian this time. Butwhataboutthemen? – Anton Vowl channels his inner Giles Coren Egypt Leaves the Internet – A look at how Egyptian access to the internet was restricted India’s most expensive movie yields most astonishingly violent and demented action-scene in cinematic history – It’s on BoingBoing, so you’ve probably seen it already, but just […]

Worth Reading 4: Great Justice!

Hello world! Here are things to interest you: Beware those who sneer at ‘human rights imperialism’ – Comment is Free finally publishes a counter-argument to their worst article of 2010. Sohrab Ahmari makes some powerful points explaining just why universal rights are important. Browne’s Gamble – Probably linked to and seen by a lot of […]

Was this happening while I lived in Swansea?

Odd story of the day comes from Peter Black: As testimony to an enduring but rather extreme fascination with Egyptology, the mummy worshippers – many wearing robes and head-dresses – STROLL into the display room containing Tem Hor’s bandaged body and involve themselves in “unusual practices”. Exhibitions officer Roger Gale said: “They were quite a […]