God Gifted Country

Pakistan is, no doubt, a gift of God to us. God has blessed Pakistan with highest mountains of world-fame, snow covered mountains, green mountains, stone mountains, plateaus, fertile land and desert. On this land are lakes, rivers, canals and on one side is sea. All types of fruits and vegetables grow on it. A glimpse of the country:
ChilasHandrap Ghizer ValleyHunza and Nager Valley
Apples - Hunza ValleyHunza Ulter1, Ultar2 as seen from a height of 4000 metersKaghan ValleyLaspur Upper ChitralNaran547169_343282605741138_413812059_nimage002image004image009KimariRestaurant Do Darya Karachi

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Today To Become Good:

If someone is rude, if someone is impatient, if someone is unkind, I will NOT respond in a like manner.

If I come across someone who treats me harshly or unfairly, I will quietly ask GOD to bless that individual.
I understand the “enemy” could be a family member, neighbor, co-worker or stranger.

I will forgive any hurts or injuries that come my way.

I will practice the golden rule – “Do unto others as I would have them do unto me” – with everyone I encounter.

My smile, my words, my expression of support, can make the difference to someone who is wrestling with life.

The Ghost of Libya

I went to Libya in 1987 to interview its strongman, Muammar Gaddafi. We spent an evening talking in his colourful Bedouin tent outside the Bab al-Azizya Barracks in Tripoli which had been bombed a year earlier by the US in an attempt to kill the troublesome Libyan leader.
Gaddafi predicted to me that if he were overthrown, Libya would break up into two or three parts and again fall prey to western domination. His efforts to bring the Arab world and West Africa out of subservience and backwardness would be ended, he foretold.

The Libyan ‘leader’ was right. Today, after his death, Libya has splintered into warring camps. The US, France and Egypt are expanding their influence in Libya, lately also joined by Italy, Libya’s former colonial ruler. They have installed the usual set of yes-men to do their bidding. Old habits die hard.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will shortly face the return of a major threat that has bedevilled her since 2012 – the attack by jihadists on the US Consulate in Tripoli, Libya and the killing of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and his bodyguards.

Republicans have been trying to lay blame for Benghazi on Clinton. So far they have not been very successful. But brawler Donald Trump can be counted on to attack Hillary over Benghazi, her record as a do-little Secretary of State, and her legal troubles. What’s more, the true story of the phony “liberation” of Libya may finally emerge.
Neither the Democrats nor Republicans have so far dared reveal what really happened in Benghazi. The so-called 2011 ‘popular revolution’ in Libya was an elaborate plot by France, Britain, the US, aided by the Gulf Emirates and Egypt, to overthrow Libya’s four-decade long strongmen Gaddafi and seize control of his high-grade oil.

Western intelligence and quasi-government NGOs used the same tactics of subversion in Libya that they employed in the successful ‘colour revolutions’ Georgia, Ukraine, and Syria, but failed in Iran and Russia.
The French wanted to overthrow Gaddafi because he claimed to have helped finance former President Nicholas Sarkozy’s election. Sarkozy denied the charged. The Gulf Arabs wanted Gaddafi dead because he kept accusing them of stealing Arab wealth and being puppets of the Western powers.

French intelligence agents had tried to assassinate Gaddafi in the 1980’s. Britain’s MI6 sought to kill the Libyan leader with a massive car bomb in Benghazi. Both attempts failed.

The regime change operation begun in 2011 by the US, France and Britain by engineered popular protests in Benghazi. They were soon followed by covert military operation led by US, British and French special forces against Qaddafi’s rag-tag army, followed by heavy air attacks. The tame western media obligingly closed its eyes to this Western military intervention, instead hailing Libya’s ‘popular revolution’.

After Gaddafi was overthrown and murdered (reportedly by French intelligence agents), huge stores of stockpiled arms became available. Secretary of State Clinton, who had championed the overthrow of Gaddafi, decided to arm the West’s newest ‘colour revolution’, Syria’s anti-Assad rebels.

Most of these Libyan arms were stockpiled in Benghazi, covertly flown to Lebanon or Jordan, then smuggled to the anti-Assad rebels in Syria. US Ambassador Stevens was overseeing the arms transfers from the US consulate in Benghazi. He was killed by anti-American jihadists battling the occupation of Libya, not ‘terrorists’.
Hillary Clinton, who is bankrolled by heavy-duty neocons, holds chief responsibility for two calamities: the overthrow of Gaddafi and Syria’s terrible civil war. Gaddafi had been restraining numerous North African jihadist groups. After his overthrow, they poured south into the Sahel and sub-Saharan regions, menacing western-dominated governments.

We also learn that Clinton’s State Department green lighted over $150 billion of arms sales to 16 repressive nations that had donated large sums to the Clinton Foundation – a sort of government in exile for the Clinton clan. All very sordid business. No wonder so many Americans are furious at their political class. Lots of ammo for Donald Trump.

By: Eric Margolis

Men Are Happier People

MONEY
• A man will pay £2 for a £1 item he needs.
• A woman will pay £1 for a £2 item that she doesn’t need but it’s on sale.

BATHROOMS
• A man has six items in his bathroom: toothbrush and toothpaste, shaving cream, razor, a bar of soap, and a towel.
• The average number of items in the typical woman’s bathroom is 37. A man would not be able to identify more than 10 of these items.

ARGUMENTS
• A woman has the last word in any argument.
• Anything a man says after that is the beginning of a new argument.

FUTURE
• A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband.
• A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.

MARRIAGE
• A woman marries a man expecting he will change, but he doesn’t.
• A man marries a woman expecting that she won’t change, but she does.

DRESSING UP
• A woman will dress up to go shopping, water the plants, empty the trash, answer the phone, read a book, and get the mail.
• A man will dress up for weddings and funerals.

NATURAL
• Men wake up as good-looking as they went to bed.
• Women somehow deteriorate during the night.

OFFSPRING
• Ah, children. A woman knows all about her children. She knows about dentist appointments and romances, best friends, favourite foods, secret fears and hopes and dreams.
• A man is vaguely aware of some short people living in the house.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
A married man should forget his mistakes. There’s no use in two people remembering the same thing!