News and Analysis (9/30/13)

Veteran reporter Seymour Hersh says, “The Obama administration lies systematically” about everything from NSA surveillance to the death of Osama bin Ladin, “yet none of the leviathans of American media, the TV networks or big print titles, challenge him” …

… Should we add the Kenyan mall attack to the list of disinformation?

After prohibiting Christians from referring to the God of Abraham as Allah, Malaysia goes one step further in its rejection of the Qur’an by prohibiting Muslims from marrying women from the “People of the Book”:

While other nations seek to fight homelessness, Israel mocks the peace process by making more Palestinians homeless …

… and as Rouhani braves domestic criticism seeking improved relations beyond the resolution of the impasses on nuclear development, Israel not only a resolution explores improved relations on a wider front …

… Israel seeks to torpedo the warming relations to protect any possible threat to its nuclear monopoly in the Arabian peninsula:

“The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed that 186 inmates have launched legal cases in an attempt to win compensation over the error”:

So why the lack of concern over the threat iof driving to male testicles?

Are you old enough to remember the Vietnam-era lunatics who considered the two-fingered peace symbol to a “Communist salute ?” Their ideological offspring now declare the four-fingered tribute to the peaceful demonstrators slaughtered at Egypt’s Rabaa al-Adawiya Square to be a “terrorist hand signal”:

Turkeyt’s PM proposes “lowering the 10% electoral threshold, which currently prevents Kurdish and other smaller parties from entering parliament. He says towns will be allowed to take Kurdish rather than Turkish names. He also plans to end the ban on women wearing headscarves in public service”:

“Maybe I don’t do it out of the fear that bureaucracy and racism will prevent me from getting ahead; that lighthearted meetings will be harder when I show up with my head covered”:

“ElBaradei was apparently reacting to reports accusing him of working from abroad to undermine Egypt’s transitional road map in collaboration with the Muslim Brotherhood”:

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