Month: January 2006

Of course they do.

Current Affairs / terrorism

I love reading this stuff when I’m on my way to Tel Aviv… Captain’s Quarters WaPo Gives Op-Ed Space To Terrorists Today’s Washington Post gives prime op-ed space to an indicted terrorist, arguing for diplomatic engagement with Hamas. All one needs to know about Mousa Abu Marzook can be found at the end of the article… Advertisements

So I start traveling again


It’s the beginnings of my celebration of a half-century of life (which is officially on March 5). I go to visit everyone in Tel Aviv, relax for a week, and enjoy everyone’s company. Also the seaside, walking on the Tayelet, and simply being half a world away from where I usually am. Even though there’s supposed to be wifi on El Al flights now, I’m not sure you should expect a mid-air blog post. Though […]

Don't you just love politics?

Current Affairs

Berlusconi Vows No Sex Until April 9 Vote, His Brother’s Paper Reports NEW YORK In a new kind of “campaign promise,” Premier Silvio Berlusconi has promised Italian voters he will refain from sex until the April 9 elections, his brother’s newspaper reports Sunday. Technorati Tags: politics, /Italy



If we die, we want people to accept it. We’re in a risky business, and we hope that if anything happens to us it will not delay the program. The conquest of space is worth the risk of life. — Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom, 1926 – 1967 Technorati Tags: space