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Keeping us informed about the Middle East

Last update on Nov. 11, 2014.

Does anyone else notice something, umm, missing from this AP article about Israel’s first Muslim Cabinet minister? Did the reporter and editor just have too much to drink that day, or something?

(PS: on the general topic of Israeli Muslims in public service, see the Head Heeb on Ali Yahya, the first Arab to win ...

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Last update on Nov. 11, 2014.

There are many Deep and Meaningful and Significant things I would like to ramble about at great length, which of course is one reason why I haven’t posted anything here for six weeks. So here’s a shallow and insignificant thought for the day.

Our microwave oven has a button touch-sensitive blob labelled “ADD MINUTE”. If ...

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