Desi Thoughts

Stick it to the Pakistanis

Posted by in Current Affairs, Pakistan, Politics

Stick it more i say, Pakistanis need to be pushed to the limit to realize how to work for their country and get rid of likes of Zardari, Sharif and everyone else. The problem with Pakistanis is that we will live in our cocoon and let the leaders of the country get away with everything. Pakistan cannot be fixed without the people rising up and taking care of the corrupt, Leaders are strong because the masses are weak, if someone would deal with corrupt politicians in a matter that sets an example…read more

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Politics (A rant)

Posted by in Current Affairs, Thoughts

When i came to the USA some 10 odd years ago, i witnessed the first election in 2000; it was closely fought and very controversial. I looked at the election from a distance as i was working odd jobs and trying to make a living. From what i saw from far was a noble system that was working so well for the people. I would think then that this is the way Pakistan needs to be at, with elections held and results handled so well (although the results that year…read more

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US soldier 'waterboards' daughter

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A US soldier has been charged with assault after allegedly waterboarding his four-year-old daughter, police in the state of Washington have said. Sgt Joshua Tabor dunked the girl’s head in a sink full of water for not reciting the alphabet, police in the town of Yelm said. Waterboarding is an interrogation technique that simulates drowning and has been banned as torture by the US. Sgt Tabor is a helicopter repairer who served in Iraq from 2007-08. Yelm police chief Todd Stancil said Sgt Tabor was arrested on 31 January. Officers…read more

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IN DEFENSE OF THE MUSLIM UMMAH

Posted by in Islam, Politics

Written by El-Hajj Mauri’ Saalakhan SATURDAY, 02 JANUARY 2010 01:08 In Response to Attacks on Sheikh Anwar Al-Awlaki In last month’s edition of The Muslim Link, an article titled “Spokespersons Busy in Fort Hood Aftermath” (November 20, 2009) raised some serious concerns for this writer. The article quoted Imam Johari Abdul Malik, Imam Yahya Hendi and Asra Nomani in ways that required a response – both in the interest of balance and justice.The focus of the article centered around the controversies generated by Sheikh Anwar al-Awlaki’s response to the Fort…read more

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CIA Looking to Assassinate Al-Awlaki

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A January 31, 2010 Los Angeles Times report by Greg Miller says the CIA is putting together a case for why US Citizen Anwar Al-Awlaki should be targeted for assassination using missile strikes or other means. Al-Awlaki, a hugely popular Islamic lecturer in the English-speaking Muslim world, survived a December 24, 2009 strike on a home the CIA believed he was staying in. Dozens of people died in that missile strike; locals say the dead were civilians while the US claims the dead are terrorists. The LA Times report says:…read more

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Nuclear Iran

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Well I am not going to speculate about a nuclear Iran, It was definitely be a problem for Muslims (Sunni I mean) who dont like Iran. Saudi Arabia and Pakistan I am sure won’t be happy with that fact. Maybe they might even help USA some how covert to stop Tehran from getting closer to a full nuclear program. Shias in Pakistan are a minority and so are they in Saudi Arabia; A Nuclear Iran will help those minority get stronger. Well I didn’t start the blog about this issue…read more

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Abdul Rahman and Islam

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Well let me clarify something. I am not in favor of killing anyone but If Afghanistan says the law is based on Shariah then what the Shariah says should be done. One thing a lot of people don’t realize is that why interfere in some countries internal Affairs, Ohh well Afghanistan is already an American run country then they sure can. But if they preach Democracy and claim that Afghanistan is a democratic state then I guess they need to let the course of the law take its shape. I…read more

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How to make Pakistanis Happy 101

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Get Cricket involved. Well ofcourse pakistan didnt get anything out of the trip from the US president GW Bush but hey he knew how to make pakistanis happy, he knew they were angry over the Nuclear deal with India, with all the offers made to india and what did he give pakistan. Well he showed interest in Cricket. Yaeeeyyy, he knows the nation is a sucker for cricket and if he met the captain and vice captain, played a ball or two, All in the safety of the US Embassy…read more

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Bush in Paksitan

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As a very democratic country we might want to show that pakistan welcomes the trip of the US president and as Mr Bush said that he did not fear terrorism. But in a very known move the govt of pakistan decided to close all schools for two days in islamabad. They also decided to lock down most of the sity just to make sure the security appratus doesnt fall apart.It is interesting to see in pakistan whenever they need to kill some social service they will kill education and health….read more

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