Tag: brain-farts

Suicide pledge

Suicide pledge

10 May, '0729 Comments

Ehm, not to belittle the tragedy and the obvious cry for help, I just couldn’t help but burst out laughing when I read that last paragraph! This is a girl who attempted suicide who has had her stomach pumped and rather than try to understand the problem so they can resolve it, their idea of […]

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Conning the con man

6 May, '075 Comments

آسيوي يستأجر فندقاً بـ 27 ألفاً بشيك مرتجع أمر رئيس النيابة العامة فهد بونوفل أمس (السبت) بحبس متهم آسيوي، وهو وكيل لأحد الخليجيين، استأجر أحد الفنادق بشيكات مقدمة، وعند حلول موعد الاستحقاق تبين أن تلك الشيكات مرتجعة، وتبلغ قيمة الشيك 27 ألف دينار، وهو عبارة عن قيمة إيجار الفندق لمدة شهر واحد. وتتلخص القضية في […]

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Transporting humans

Transporting humans

18 Apr, '0721 Comments

A few months ago, the Ministry of Labour meekly suggested that workers should be transported in covered vehicles, they meant buses I assume, which should be adequately air conditioned. So canny businessmen slapped on some plywood boards around the back of 6-wheel trucks and shoved all their labourers in there. That should have been enough […]

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3-for-1, Saidi latest brainfart

3-for-1, Saidi latest brainfart

5 Apr, '0737 Comments

Yep, our effervescent Deputy Dawg™ is encouraging his fellow MPs to get it on: An Islamist lawmaker has urged his male peers to take four wives, three Bahraini women and one foreigner, in order to help address the issue of the high number of spinsters in the country. I’m not sure if he’s also including […]

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Math skills are good to have

2 Apr, '0710 Comments

For instance, when someone tells you that Bahrain will receive a “flood of 100,000 fans” for the forthcoming F1 (people, not those devices which circulate the air), and you know that the maximum capacity of that venue is 45,000 that means that either someone seriously miscalculated the popularity of that sport and undervalued the capacity […]

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Shut the hell up Jermaine!

30 Jan, '079 Comments

We have enough crazies in Islam already, we don’t need one more!

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All hail King Salman bin Hindi

All hail King Salman bin Hindi

28 Dec, '0636 Comments

In an unprecedented move, a separatist coup declared our beloved island of Muharraq an independent kingdom presided over by His Honourable Majesty King Salman bin Hindi, the erstwhile loyal governor of that island. Muharraq, the mother of political movements in Bahrain, the location of the first ever educational institution and the exclusive entrance by air […]

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First ministerial lapse of reason of the season

First ministerial lapse of reason of the season

22 Dec, '0617 Comments

And it belongs to (tat tarat taraaaaa): أكد وزير شؤون البلديات والزراعة منصور بن رجب حق أعضاء مجلس النواب في‮ ‬مساءلة الوزارة،‮ ‬قائلاً‮: »‬لا‮ ‬يوجد أي‮ ‬تقصير من وزارة البلديات بخصوص تجمع الأمطار التي‮ ‬هطلت على المملكة مؤخراً‮«‬،‮ ‬مضيفاً‮ ‬أن‮ »‬أي‮ ‬تقصير من الوزارة سنعترف به‮«.‬ جاء ذلك على خلفية ما‮ ‬يتوارد من أنباء حول […]

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Ooooooo boy…

Ooooooo boy…

29 Nov, '0690 Comments

I think we’re going to see far too much of this gentlemen over the next four years. Meet Sayyed Abdulla Al-A’ali who was a municipal councilor for the Central governate the last time around, and he successfully tried his luck this time around continuing his ride on Al-Wefaq’s coat-tails and got elected with a good […]

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Voldemort demo tomorrow

23 Nov, '061 Comment

The permit has apparently been given, probably under the duress of the international press and media presence in Bahrain to cover the elections, and in spite of Ahdeya Ahmed‘s affirmation that we do not have any sectarian problems in Bahrain, a vast swathe of political activists and organisations have called for a demonstration tomorrow afternoon […]

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