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Today: consumption kills eco-systems; fraud, greed, grand larceny and theft bring down world's finances; deceit, infidelity and instant gratification destroy families; murders and wars have left us without peace or stability. On top we have droughts, earthquakes, floods, storms, tsunamis … has the world gone mad! Submit now to Allah before it is too late - to the One and Only God, the Creator, Lord and Sustainer of the universe, Unique in His Person and Actions, without any blemish, weakness or relatives. Follow the Sunnah of Muhammad (the last Messenger and Prophet - upon whom be the peace and blessings of Allah), and join those who will be the really successful ones.

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Thursday, June 30, 2011

American Dream or NIghtmare?

A great essay - long but worth a read and reflection.

The Painful Collapse of Empire:

How the "American Dream" and American Exceptionalism Wreck Havoc on the World

We must tell the truth about the domination that is at the heart of the American Dream so that we may face the brokenness of our world.
By Robert Jensen

June 29, 2011 "Information Clearing House" -- Whether celebrated or condemned, the American Dream endures, though always ambiguously.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Obama loves to kill Muslims

under a different name, of course.

Pressure Pakistanis into attacking and killing their own countrymen, so that the country is split into factions fighting each other. Use drones within and outside the country to kill "supected militants" - which include babies and mothers and old men, and ordinary people out to earn a living. Use CIA agents to distribute money to the Tehrike Taliban Pakistan, so that they go on a rampage against the Pakistanis. When a CIA agent is caught murdering civilians in cold blood, falsely claim that he is a diplomat. Hoist an army Chief and an Intelligence chief on long extensions, and then shatter the said country's sovereignty by raiding deep into its territory with the US armed forces. When the said chiefs try to save their skin by some outward show of nationalism, expose them them by intensifying drone attacks. Keep up the pressure so that they learn to betray their oaths to their country.

General Pasha has recently approved another 67 CIA agents in Pakistan. Pray what are they needed for? Except that CIA wants to expose that he has no morals.

Haqqani and Kayani asked the wrong question: "Can we fight the US?" No one wants to fight a war. The correct question is: "Do we have to bow down and kowtow to every whim of Uncle Sam, or do we have the courage to say, we are neither terrorists nor their supporters, but we will fight terrorism in the way we see fit?"

Friday, June 24, 2011

another example of exceptionalism

The government, media and the Congress+Senate of the US are saying that Pakistan lied to them over uBL.

First of all, the account of the UBL killing is highly fishy. The US government changed the story many times, and the quick burial at sea arouses more suspicion that the US government has something to hide.

Secondly, it is not proved that Pakistan lied to the US. If Usama did live in that compound, and escaped detection, that does not imply complicitity by Pakistan
Third, the US government, like all other governments, lies. Over the Raymond Davis issue, the President, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and the whole body lied that Raymond was a diplomat, while he was a CIA contractor.

So do not act innocent.

The reality is that the US wants Pakistan to attack North Waziristan, which is beyond Pakistan capability at present. And the build-up is to cast Pakistan as a rogue, terrorist state, so that it can be bombed like the other Muslim countries that the US has targetted.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

do Pakistanis hate the US


If they did, they would not want to send their young men to study and settle there.

What the Pakistanis hate is US exceptionalism, among other things.

The US government, senators, media are furious at the arrest of Pakistanis spying for the CIA.

In which country are spies of another country honored?

Would the US not arrest those Americans who spy for another country?

Sunday, June 12, 2011

One major reason why Karachi's electrics don't work!

One major reason why Karachi's electrics don't work!


 In January this year, more than 4,000 employees declared ‘non-core personnel’ were restored by the coalition government but KESC management refused to accept the surplus personnel voluntarily. Now the solution is announcement of golden handshake packages and peaceful, dialogue and negotiation with the labour. Government should kick out the ‘appointees of political elites, who were bribed for their political pressure.
  On one hand KESC management is calling these 400 people as burden and on the other hand same management has appointed 650 people at packages ranging from Rs 150,000 to Rs500, 000.
  Here is the list of some (there is a long list of these kind of people)
  · Shahbaz Beg son of MQM-MNA Khushbakht Shujat- package Rs 500,000.
  · Pir Danish, son of PPP minister Pir Mazharul Haq- Rs 500,000- designation Government Affairs Director.
  · Nayyat Hussain, a relative of PPP MNA Sherry Rehman-Technical Group Head-package 2.5 million per month.
  · Asif Hussain- brother of MQM provincial minister Aadil Siddiqi- KESC Production Department’s revenue director- package is 700,000 per month
  · Abid Hussain, brother of MQM's parliamentary leader in the Sindh Assembly, Syed Sardar Ahmed- project director- package Rs 500,000 per month
  · MQM diehard activist Abrar Hussain- Project-2 Director- package Rs 500,000.
  · Naveed Hussain- close relative of PML-Q’s MNA Humayun Akhtar- Group Head of Recovery-package is Rs 29 lakh per month.
  · Tayyab Tareen from Multan- Finance Group Head- sent by the Prime Minister’s House.
  · Former heads of Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) Karachi and Islamabad, Brig. (retd) Mazhar Ahmed and Brig. (retd) Masood Ahmed- security chiefs. Package Rs 1.5 million each per month. Diretly appointed by President’s House.
  · About 18 retired colonels are working for the company, sources said. “Col (retd) Wahid Asghar, Col (retd) Imran Nadeem Khuwaja, Col (retd) Saqi, Col(retd) Aamir are among the former military men hired in the company. They all are pocketing Rs 500,000 every month
  · Asir Manzoor- group head of Human Resources- package Rs 2 million. He worked in Ittefaq Foundry owned by leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).
  · Zarar Nasir Khan- general manger- package is Rs 500,000 ( he is brother-in-law of Asir and within 18 months, Manzoor promoted Khan twice – first as deputy general manager and then as general manager. His appointment is illegal. He is an intermediate only.

  Now you please think and decide that are the demands workers, who earn between Rs 10,000 and Rs 30,000 for their livelihood and to feed their families, unjustified.
  Instead of resolving the issue and listen to the workers demands, the KESC management is releasing millions of rupees advertisements to print and electric channels against the workers. So-called PAID MOULVIS like Mufti Naeem are talking poison against the workers and calling the strike ‘un-Islamic’.