Month: July 2007

British Counting Schemes

I’ll be the first to say, as a veteran of the first Intifada, that the Israeli Defense Forces have a problem no less pervasive than America’s Los Angeles or New York City’s police departments in terms of how they treat…

The New Medical Privacy

I did a pre-employment drug test recently for a new position — my first drug test in my multi-decade career. I was past the indignance of my previous decade and the puzzlement I might have experienced the decade before that.…

International Herald Tribune as a Terrorist Puppet

Long title, catchy idea. Check out this post on Nasrallah and his brilliant ideas, religiously quoted in this parrot dropping trap. He should worry more about attacks from British-bred killer badgers or snakes. Copyright © 2005-2006 DaShlom. All Rights Reserved.…

Puppet Journalism

When Nasrallah speaks, the world listens, even if he speaks idiocy. “I believe Israel could have been behind [the two incidents in which Spanish and Columbian UN troops were killed].” No doubt that’s why his group is escorting UNIFIL soldiers…

Writing Haitus

News and RL have a way of overwhelming a blog. So many issues, so little patience. I’d lust like to draw your attention to Israel’s latest attempt to prove the hypothesis that repeating an experiment without changing any variables will…

Judicial Valuations Dropping

Israel’s agreement (yet again) to free terrorists to attempt to garner favor with the PLO (PA) pulls another brick out from under Israel’s already beleaguered judicial system. To put it in a perspective Americans might understand, it’s as if Bush…

Valuations

In the American business world time is money. In Iraq, time is blood. In Israel, time is, among other things, honor. The sand is running out of the upper chamber, honor-wise. Unlike the primitive, craven tribal activities of Middle Eastern…