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  • Why Didn't Samantha Sleep With an Arab Man? [SATC2]

    06/01/2010 11:45:04 AM PDT · by walford · 17 replies · 1,049+ views
    Slate ^ | May 28, 2010 | Hanna Rosin
    ...For much of the 19th and early 20th centuries, European leisure travelers made endless romantic speculations about the “secrets of the harems,” writes Judy Mabor in Veiled Half-Truths. They filled their fantasies with erotic scenes of dark-eyed women, but kept their distance; even as they fantasized, they pitied the poor, backwards Arab women, Mabor writes. In later years, however, Westerners began to feel guilty about these one-sided Orientalist fantasies. In Muriel Spark’s The Mandelbaum Gate, Hideous Kinky, and Sheltering Sky, the Western woman sleeps with an Arab man. The experience turns the tables on the usual fantasy. Now it’s the...
  • Obama the Entrepreneurship Expert

    03/15/2010 9:00:55 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 9 replies · 402+ views
    American Thinker via CDS ^ | 3/15/2010 | Monty Pelerin
    President-of-the-World Obama is at it again. Apparently, he feels that the problems in this country are too small for him, or else they have all been solved. His wisdom and greatness are too important to be squandered on only one nation. They must be made available to save the entire world. In his latest initiative, Obama takes “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help you” across national borders. The White House recently “announced a ’summit on entrepreneurship’ to build economic ties with the Islamic world, part of President Barack Obama’s outreach to Muslims.” It has invited participants from...
  • Obama’s Naive Positions

    03/09/2008 7:54:43 AM PDT · by jdm · 8 replies · 594+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | March 08, 2008 | Staff
    Just one more reason why its scary to think of Obama, the man with few political accomplishments, in the White House. The man is a naive Socialist: In a new interview with National Journal magazine, an intelligence adviser to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign broke with his candidate’s position opposing retroactive legal protection for telecommunications companies being sued for cooperating with a dubious U.S. government domestic surveillance program.“I do believe strongly that [telecoms] should be granted that immunity,” former CIA official John Brennan told National Journal reporter Shane Harris in the interview. “They were told to [cooperate] by the appropriate authorities...