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The pompousity of a useful fool

The pompousity of a useful fool

4 Aug, '0810 Comments

MP Al-Saidi says he notices double standards in Britain’s foreign policy towards the Kingdom of Bahrain and its people. He pointed out: “At a time when the British Government says it is eager to reinforce the relations between Manama and London, we notice that it disregards the fact that those with whom it meets violate […]

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M.Report S01E07 – Homosexuality and the Islamist

23 Apr, '0831 Comments

Sex is never too far from Islamists’ minds, it seems, especially if they are law makers. This might be because they view their legislative role as nothing more than protecting people from themselves – according to their views anyway – and ensuring that society toes the straight and narrow – again, according to their definitions […]

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Depraved minds

Depraved minds

16 Apr, '0811 Comments

Islamists invariably think of sex as a priority before any other consideration enters their blinkered minds.

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New novel method of electioneering pioneered by candidate

New novel method of electioneering pioneered by candidate

19 Nov, '0632 Comments

I bet you have all heard of the various ways candidates resort to in order to get their names and mugshots noticed; as anywhere else in the world, parliamentary and municipal candidates in Bahrain also offer bribes, buy votes, give gifts, refurnish houses and apartments, activate whatever wasta (influence) they have to ensure that their […]

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CONVICTED! First Bahraini MP to be handed a jail sentence

9 Mar, '047 Comments

Soon to be ex-MP Sameer Al-Shuwaikh, (the guy I voted for!) was handed a six-month suspended jail sentence yesterday for issuing a dud-cheque. For 158,000 Dinars (US$ 419k). His defence of ignorance and that “he only presented the cheque as a guarantee” were thrown out of court. You ain’t got money, don’t write cheques. Even […]

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