Monthly Archives: August 2008

My hand at poetry

On the accession of Zardari (El Guapo) to the Presidency. Like the poet, I laugh so that I may not weep. The Multitudes Spoketh And Verily The Thief Was Acclaimed To the Highest In The Land And there was much … Continue reading

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We will never forget

The famous words of Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan: “You are free. You are free to go to your temples. You are free to go to your mosques or to any other places of worship in this state of Pakistan. … Continue reading

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Vintage Sharif

from the Economist. But Mr Sharif, who was no stickler for the rule of law during his own two riotous terms, says the coupster must be punished. “I have no vendetta,” he explained, seated in his opulent mansion near Lahore, … Continue reading

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The Reports of Pakistan’s collapse have been greatly exaggerated

Per Anatol Lieven. The situation in Pakistan is not nearly as bad as the more hysterical sections of the Western media would have it. The country is still a very long way indeed from collapse or revolution. I was warned … Continue reading

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Musharraf struggles to pay for a house….

I wonder how many of his tormentors had the same problem. From the Times of London: “He is not loaded with millions like other leaders are. Sometimes he worried about the cost of things. He’s not someone whose hand had … Continue reading

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Did Musharraf lack the money to fight impeachment?

Pervez Musharraf Resigned. Propaganda Won. Nation Lost Pervez Musharraf resigned. Extensive anti Musharraf propaganda using public money won. Nation defeated because it was all personal vendetta of our politicians. Yesterday Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation from the post of president … Continue reading

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Well, that did not take long…

Sharif Walks Out of Meeting At Zardari House? Who would have thought that Zardari might not keep his word this time? After all, he’s only broken it a few times before on the issue. UPI reports: Cracks emerge in Pakistan … Continue reading

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