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Brainfart Gallery in Today’s Press

5 Apr, '085 Comments

From the GDN this morning, we get this humdinger: “The problem is bigger than that and areas, which have new luxurious villas and high apartment buildings, are in the same situation,” he said. “Opaque windows are the only solution to ensure that the invasion of privacy ends and at the same time removes any suspicion […]

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Popcorn ready… awaiting the 2nd session of parliament!

17 Oct, '075 Comments

His majesty the king will be inaugurating the second session of parliament in its second term this afternoon. No bets are being taken this time as to whether Al-Wefaq will be boycotting the proceedings. This time, one would be forgiven for thinking that the tail this time is firmly between legs and claws (if ever […]

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Ramadhan is not made for working, MP says

Ramadhan is not made for working, MP says

17 Sep, '0731 Comments

And he wants to ensure that those who do want to work during the Holy Month don’t get in the way. He will now issue a parliamentary wish backed by those guardians of Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Al-Menbar political bloc, to restrict work hours during Ramadhan to four whole hours! – but only to Muslims. […]

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Terrorism pays

Terrorism pays

23 Aug, '07122 Comments

Mohammed Khalid, that effervescent Islamist MP, wants to gift the five erstwhile Guantanamo detainees BD50,000 (~US$132k) as a “for the suffering and torture they were forced to endure in the US prison camp“. Huh? Oy! Bub! Listen: when we defended their right to a fair trial we didn’t sign up to make them the luminaries […]

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Supercop Escapades, part 1

Supercop Escapades, part 1

31 May, '0732 Comments

and we thought that parliamentary work, and being elected, is simple. Hah! No way José! Look at what is expected of you: You get calls at all hours of the night, even when a concerned citizen spies a drunk public sector worker and expects you to take care of the situation, as you should. So […]

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