LeDaro: Syria: U.S hypocrisy on Syria situation

First it was Assad who was murdering the civilians. U.S was all set to invade Syria. It was a matter of days according to reports in late August and early September of this year. Now the tune has changed. It is the rebels and Al-Qaida who are doing the murdering and forcing people out of Syria. Assad more ...

LeDaro: Ahmad Abu Layl: A child soldier in Syria

Children in war-torn Syria. I am not in favour of American strikes as it will simply kill more civilians and may solve nothing. But the world, especially U.S. and Russia, must do something to end this tragedy in progress. If Iran can be brought into the negotiations it may work. FATHERLY GUIDANCE: Ahmad Abu Layl ...

LeDaro: Egypt and ongoing turmoil

Mostafa Darwish / EPA, Egyptian security forces move  in to clear one of the two sit-in sites of supporters of ousted president Morsi, Wednesday. It is sad to read about the turmoil in Egypt. People gave their lives to get rid of a military dictator. There was an election and Morsi did win. Then there ...

DeSmogBlog: Media Helps Sell The Myth Of “Job Killing Regulations”

unemployment-numbers.jpg Repeat something often enough, and it becomes true. That phrase has been a common theme among think tanks and politicians for decades. And sadly, there is a lot of truth behind that statement. But the claim itself relies on the belief that people will not seek out the truth for themselves; that they won’t ...