Monday, March 7, 2011

Shit Lookalikes: Carlo Ancelotti & A Vogon Alien


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Cyndi Lauper sings "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" at Buenos Aires Airport

I grew up in the vibrant 80s, you see?

Of Wham!, Bon Jovi, MJ, Lionel Ritchie, Sudirman, Zaiton Sameon, Sheila, Battle of the Bands and...

Cyndi Lauper!



~ libanglibu


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Middle East sans Frontiers

Arabia sans frontiers. Pan Arabia. Muslims sans frontiers. The caliphate.

Though we muslims crave that to happen again, its not gonna happen so soon. Not so soon. Not that easy. Still much, much more to be done. 

The region in turmoil is undergoing another correctional period. Purging the unnecessary. Igniting sparks of hopes in the process. 

We may not be fortunate enough to witness the promised era, for the era of muslims sans frontiers still looks like belonging to the next generation.


~ libanglibu

The nation state is ripe for change and people power offers new opportunities for mapping the future of the region.
by Mohammed Khan

al Jazeera

The modern geography of the Middle East was carved out by British and French colonialists whose sole interest was in sharing the spoils of war between themselves and in maintaining their supremacy over the region in the early part of the 20th century.

The contours of the region, with its immaculately straight lines (see maps of Algeria, Libya, Egypt and Sudan) are much the same today as when they were first drawn up, despite decades of cross-border encroachment and conflict.

Never has an imported concept been so jealously guarded by ruling families and political elites in the Middle East as that of the nation state, together with the holy grail of international relations theory, state sovereignty.

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