Monthly Archives: January 2008

From David Warren and the Ottawa Post

http://www.davidwarrenonline.com/index.php?id=827 Bhutto legacy …. The creed of the PPP — “Islam is our faith, democracy is our politics, socialism is our economy, all power to the people” — consists of three calculated lies followed by a howler. A more honest … Continue reading

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Good news, for once…

Edhi is free to go http://dawn.com/2008/01/31/top6.htm Edhi gets back his passport By Masood Haider NEW YORK, Jan 30: US immigration authorities have returned the passport of prominent social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi and issued a new green card. Mr Edhi … Continue reading

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He died so others could live….

A PAF cadet chooses to stay with the plane and save innocent lives, rather than eject and save himself. http://www.dawn.com/2008/01/25/letted.htm#2 http://philscanvas.wordpress.com/2008/01/25/in-essence-stop-the-bitching-and-whining-and-do-something/

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Edhi faces travel Problems

Maulana Edhi, a virtual saint among men, is apparently having entry problems stemming from an inspection at JFK. What a pity that this should happen to such a man. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7215145.stm http://www.nation.com.pk/daily/jan-2008/30/index9.php http://www.dawn.com/2008/01/30/top7.htm

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An American in Pakistan

I’ve always mantained that Pakistan is a lot safer than the media would have you believe. That’s been the opinion of every single American we’ve hosted – about 20 over the past 2 decades. http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2008128story_28-1-2008_pg7_41 American hunter surprised by Pakistani … Continue reading

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Did not realize how underpaid the British police could be….

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/01/19/npolice119.xml Why bobbies are marching to a different beat The problems actually started way back in 1919 – the last time the police went on strike over pay and conditions. Then, they had no pensions and the top rate of … Continue reading

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From Time Immemorial

From The Times. Boris Johnson Why do you cycle and talk on your mobile at the same time? “Just as I will never vote to ban hunting, so I will never vote to abolish the free-born Englishman’s time-hallowed and immemorial … Continue reading

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