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THE ARAB DOMINOES DEFINED

THE ARAB DOMINOES DEFINED

02/03/11-by L.S. Carbonell As reported this morning, there are protests being planned across North Africa and the Middle East. Some of the countries where these democracy protests are being held are not well-known to Americans, while others are names we don’t really attach identities to. The term “Muslim world” is usually applied to all majority […]

Uganda: Outing Hate as Payback for Murder of David Kato

Uganda: Outing Hate as Payback for Murder of David Kato

Melanie Nathan – Feb -03, 2011 Muhame Giles is a young Ugandan man who recently graduated from Makere University in Kampala.  He has give up the “booze” and now high on ego, touts his dinners with President Museveni and his popularity as a clear precursor to his desire to run for political office.  Perhaps even […]

Ugandan Lesbian Brenda Namigadde Remains in Great Danger of Deportation

Ugandan Lesbian Brenda Namigadde Remains in Great Danger of Deportation

Melanie Nathan- February 03, 2011; Brenda Namigadde is a lesbian who remains at great risk for deportation back to Uganda, a Country where gays and lesbians are criminalized and subject to harsh treatment at the hands of the authorities, public and family members. Brenda’s story touched the world last week, when activists dived into action […]

National Prayer Breakfast Ignores David Kato’s Death, Vigil Called For New York City

National Prayer Breakfast Ignores David Kato’s Death, Vigil Called For New York City

02/03/11-by Bridgette P. LaVictoire The National Prayer Breakfast did not include any remembrance of the late David Kato. This is not surprising, even if it is disappointing. Bishop Gene Robinson and Reverend John Vaughn both released a statement regarding this fact. The statement, addressed to the organizers of the National Prayer Breakfast, the Fellowship Foundation […]

Senator McCain Calls Democracy A Virus

Senator McCain Calls Democracy A Virus

02/03/11-by Bridgette P. LaVictoire Senator John McCain has argued that democracy is a virus. This would mean that the ‘cure’ for this virus is, of course, totalitarianism. Simply put McCain thinks that democracy is a virus, and we all know that viruses need to be stamped out. He said this on Fox News while being […]

EGYPTIAN PROTESTS STARTING TO SPREAD

EGYPTIAN PROTESTS STARTING TO SPREAD

02/03/11-by L.S. Carbonell This morning the Egyptian army moved in and used tanks and soldiers to clear away the pro-government thugs sent into central Cairo and Alexandria to attack the anti-Mubarak protesters. The decision by the Army to intervene was prompted by a change in tactics by the thugs. Instead of firing their automatic weapons […]

KATO Murder: Homosexual Sodomy Defense for Murder

KATO Murder: Homosexual Sodomy Defense for Murder

Melanie Nathan – Feb 02, 2011- A man whom police arrested yesterday on allegations of killing David Kato, a human rights activist, has reportedly told police that the deceased coerced him into sodomy. I guess I hit the nail on the head with my read into the police officer statement. Tonight the suspect who had […]

NIGHTFALL IN EGYPT AS GUN FIRE ERUPTS

NIGHTFALL IN EGYPT AS GUN FIRE ERUPTS

02/02/11-by L.S. Carbonell It is 4 a.m. in Cairo as I write this. Two days ago, Hosni Mubarak could have retired to a luxurious dahabiya and spent his last years drifting up and down the Nile like Cleopatra on her barge. Two days ago, Hosni Mubarak could have built an Aaron Spelling-style compound overlooking the […]