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Con man – Bahraini style take 2

2 Apr, '076 Comments

تأجير المناهل بعض الإخوة الأعزاء نوابنا الأفاضل .. نراهم يتعاملون مع ديننا الإسلامي بنفس طريقة تعاملهم مع الشؤون السياسية معتقدين بأنه من الممكن لهم تشكيل الدين وما يحلله وما يحرمه حسب ما تمليه عليهم ظروف ( البزنس ) الموجودة في السوق .. يتلاعبون بالحلال والحرام ويكيفونه على المزاج وهم يعلمون بأنهم إن خدعوا الإنسان فلا […]

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MPs with Religious Police mentality

14 Mar, '0736 Comments

I am quite convinced that this parliament doesn’t know why it was actually voted in. Apart from the sectarian overtones in almost every thing they do, they cannot distinguish between parliamentary work from that of the pulpit. Let me aid them in understanding the simple difference: the first is legislative and the other is advisory. […]

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Asala pips Wefaq in Bylaws change demands

26 Feb, '077 Comments

I’m impressed. The Asala bloc (Salafists) have tabled a motion to comprehensively amend the Parliamentary bylaws (amending 40 of the 220 articles) through which parliament will become a much stronger institution, leaving Al-Wefaq, the erstwhile boycotting society, to eat their dust and continue to bang on their chests that they are the harbingers of change. […]

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Och, there’s nought wrong with ’em

Och, there’s nought wrong with ’em

11 Feb, '073 Comments

More than two months after the elections, the Transparency along with the Bahrain Human Rights Societies came out with their Elections Report yesterday in which they affirmed – basically – that the elections were “free and fair”. No reservations. No pointing out the obvious. But even condoned the use of the General Voting Centers which […]

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Inflation

25 Jan, '0731 Comments

I’m no economist, but was alarmed – once again – at how our parliament is studiously pushing the country over the edge and into the void. I would appreciate it if someone with economic knowledge would educate me about this subject. Our government is ignorant of the country’s level of inflation; the Minister of Commerce […]

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