The Sarcastic Cynic™

Sarcastic and cynical view of the world.

CBS’ Lara Logan reveals she was stripped, nearly scalped in Egypt sexual assault; women ‘saved’ her — March 26, 2017

CBS’ Lara Logan reveals she was stripped, nearly scalped in Egypt sexual assault; women ‘saved’ her

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CBS war correspondent Lara Logan, stripped naked by a mob of crazed men in Egypt‘s Tahrir Square, was rescued by a woman dressed head to toe in black religious robes.

“Just her eyes, I remember (I could see) just her eyes,” Logan told “60 Minutes” in a dramatic and painful interview on Sunday.

“She put her arms around me. And oh my God, I can’t tell you what that moment was like for me. I wasn’t safe yet, because the mob was still trying to get at me. But now it wasn’t just about me anymore.

“It was about their women and that was what saved me, I think. The women kind of closed ranks around me.” Continue reading

25 years on, Colombia still mourns Escobar plane bombing, still wants answers — November 6, 2015

25 years on, Colombia still mourns Escobar plane bombing, still wants answers

BOGOTA – Twenty-five years after late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar ordered the bombing of a Boeing 727 to kill an enemy who turned out not to be on board, victims’ families are still demanding justice.

Read more:
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/11/28/world/crime-legal-world/25-years-colombia-still-mourns-escobar-plane-bombing-still-wants-answers/#.Vjx3ya6rRjQ

Is there a similarity to the supposed bombing of a Russian Airbus that took off from a resort in Egypt?  The airplane was headed to St. Petersburg.

Clashes In Egypt Intensify Following Death Sentences — January 26, 2013

Clashes In Egypt Intensify Following Death Sentences

Fans verdicts spark Egypt unrest

At least 30 people are killed and 300 hurt in Port Said in Egypt, officials say, as death sentences passed on local people over football riots spark clashes.

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Strange people!  Thirty people who were not condemned to die, die,  because 21 people were condemned to die.  This just doesn’t make sense at all.  What has happened to  all these Arab nations?  Has the Arab Spring improved the lives of these people? The world was safer when Moammar Khadafi, Saddam Hussein, and Hosni Mubarak ruled.

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