January 2nd, 2014 08:34 pm    35 comments

THE MARONITE RIGHT IN LEBANON AND ITS ALLIANCE WITH WAHHABISM

MARONITE RIGHT IN LEBANON; BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE; BETWEEN THEOCRACY AND THEOCRACY; WHY THE PREFERENCE FOR WAHHABISM Think of the Maronite Right as a U.S. Republican Party clone or franchise.  Just like our Republicans here, Geagea and Gemayel, inter alia,  inevitably vote for the rich because they believe, rightly or wrongly, that…

September 26th, 2011 11:22 am    1 comment

U.S. DEFENDER OF FREE SPEECH REFUSES VISA TO MARONITE PATRIARCH; TANKS! TANKS! TANKS! ACCORDING TO THE BBC;

September 26, 2011 – Another Monday.  Back from our dacha up North. Prepared the blind for hunting deer this Fall.  I just heard that the U.S. government has refused a visa to Patriarch Al-Ra’i of the Maronite Church of Lebanon because he made “statements” concerning occupied lands while he was visiting France.  Oh Boy! The…