To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
Mikhail Bakunin

03 December 2007

These sham elections favor American interests in the region.

"The US on Monday urged all political parties in Pakistan to participate in the upcoming general election even as it pressed President Pervez Musharraf to lift emergency and release all political prisoners.

US Ambassador Anne Patterson, who met former premier Nawaz Sharif, former Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and rights activist Asma Jehangir here, said it was upto the parties whether to contest the January 8 poll or not..."

Go figure the reasons behind all this. The news item is here.


1 comment:

MB said...

Every TOM DICK and HARRY is our master except ourselves.

What and why the *** these USA guys keep on coming here lecturing us on democracy. What good they have done here for democracy. Ever sine 50s they have been with dictators in region and they preach us democracy