Monthly Archives: December 2011

Why Myanmar…But Not Judea?

Why Myanmar…But Not Judea? by Gerald A. Honigman Why Sri Lanka, but not Samaria? Why not Rhodesia, but the “West Bank?” It’s admirable (don’t you think?) when a people throws off the legacy of imperial oppression to embrace their new … Continue reading

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Pinochle…Iraqi Style

Pinochle…Iraqi Style by Gerald A. Honigman It’s been decades since I played the game. I remember watching older college friends mastering the Pinochle deck, and then later becoming pretty good myself. Four-handed Pinochle, pitting opposing pairs of players against each … Continue reading

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Long Live Arabistan ! (Revisited)

Long Live Arabistan! by Gerald A. Honigman The latest news coming out of Syria told of at least a hundred protestors being mowed down in the streets by Assad’s military. Conservative estimates claim that over 5,000 such folks have already … Continue reading

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Newt, “Palestine,” and Chanukah Corroborations (Take 2)

Newt, “Palestine,” and Chanukah Corroborations (Take 2) by Gerald A. Honigman By now, Republican presidential hopeful, Newt Gingrich’s, remarks about the non-existence of “Palestinians” and “Palestine” (apart from the greater Arab identity) are well known. Realizing that Arabs already had … Continue reading

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Leon Vs. Don: A Tale Of Two Secretaries…

Leon Vs. Don: A Tale Of Two Secretaries… by Gerald A. Honigman Such blatherings out of the Obama Administration have by now become commonplace. Even before the 2008 election, Senator Obama was on record saying that Israel would be crazy … Continue reading

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