Saturday, July 30, 2005

Could Terrorism Actually Be Causing More Invasions?

And Other Headlines You Will Never See

BBC
LONDON - Radical Islamic clerics worry that the US may be using al-Qaeda as a recruiting tool.



NEW YORK TIMES
WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) travels to Fallujah today to urge insurgents to deploy car bombs using cleaner, more eco-friendly hybrid vehicles.



Al JAZEERA
SYRIA - With US invasions up 200% since 2001, many Arab leaders now wonder if Saddam's policies were responsible for the increase in pre-emptive US military actions.



REUTERS
PAKISTAN - Madrasas were empty today as students marched upon Arab capitals chanting "Bin Laden Lied and Kids Died" while carrying signs demanding an end to violent extremism.



Le Monde
FRANCE - Parisians of all ages took the streets this Memorial Day in somber recognition of American sacrifice during the 1st and 2nd World Wars. "Thank You, America. Your fathers and grandfathers will not be forgotten," said President Jacque Chirac in an address to hundreds of thousands grateful French citizens.



ABC WORLD NEWS SERVICE
CAPETOWN - Senator Kennedy Flew to South Africa today for treatment of chronic alcoholism. Confirming speculation surrounding his departure, he spoke to reporters briefly before entering the private rehab facility. "It's time I took responsibility for my actions. It's time I sober up and begin apologizing to everyone I've hurt." Kennedy is expected to retire immediately to begin this mammoth undertaking.

7 Comments:

Blogger Bohemian Like You said...

This comment placed here for the same purpose that a bartender puts a couple of his own dollars in the tip jar at the beginning of his shift. Comments beget comments.

7/30/2005 02:08:00 AM  
Anonymous flora mcdonald said...

You are just too funny. Ted Kennedy is priceless.

"Bin Laden Lied and Kids Died"

Mind if I use it on a sign for the anti-war counter-protest in DC on 9/24?

7/30/2005 04:49:00 PM  
Blogger Bohemian Like You said...

Thanks Flora!

Sure, use as you will. I'll see you there.

Let's have a brainstorming session beforehand. There's more where that came from!

7/30/2005 07:33:00 PM  
Anonymous Ray B, Richmond, VA said...

Very funny -- though the Kennedy item is a little late (he quit drinking years ago).

8/01/2005 12:53:00 PM  
Blogger Bohemian Like You said...

Ray,

I must admit - I didn't know Kennedy he had quit drinking. Perhaps he should start again? :)

8/01/2005 07:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Timothy Tran said...

Bohemian, I really admire you great work on this blog. Keep up the good work! I hope you don't mind if I link to you and copy and paste some of your articles on my xanga, don't worry, I'll give you full credit and link to this site every time!

8/18/2005 01:08:00 AM  
Blogger Bohemian Like You said...

Thanks Timothy - fight the power!

8/19/2005 01:26:00 PM  

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