Bavaria was pleased to welcome bears to the state, he said. Provided they are normal bears. Stoiber’s definition at the time: “The bear that normally resides in the forest, doesn’t leave it and kills perhaps one or two sheep per year.” So far, so good. But Bruno, who wandered over from Italy’s Trentino province, had a well-documented penchant for killing livestock, pets and other animals. “And we see a difference between the normal bear, the malicious bear and the problem bear,” Stoiber explained. And, yes, “it is very clear that this bear is a problem bear,” he concluded. via spiegel.de
WikiLeak: The Death of Bruno the Bear – Environmental Controversy over Germany’s 1st Bear in 170 yearsDecember 3, 2010
Stacey is Jewish, a single mother. Her home is in Dagenham, where she lives with her divorced mother and her son, Zachary. Her parents’ marriage broke up when she was seven. She has an elder sister and a younger brother. At 17, while at college, Stacey unexpectedly became pregnant by her long-term boyfriend Dean Cox and gave birth.
Her family arrived in Britain from Eastern Europe almost a century ago. Her late grandmother Matilda Solomon was a widow who raised her children alone, as did her widowed mother before her.
She attended the King Solomon High School in Ilford, Essex, but left at the age of 16 in the summer of 2005.
And now, after making some £100,000 away since her participation on the The X Factor show, she may be eating cockroaches.
Is that a nice way for a Jewish to spend her time in the jungle?
Daft as a hairbrush, the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal is arguably the most insanely idiotically dense creature in existence. It believes that if you can’t see it, it can’t see you. via bbc.co.uk
a Dubai-based IP-service portal left Israel off its map.
Apparently the Arab predilection for ignoring the facts and engaging in wishful thinking extends to the IP sphere. Newsflash for the guys running the site: Israel exists. Or was that flap a few months ago about some terrorist getting killed in a hotel in Dubai just a case of you guys getting worked up over what some ghosts did?
Not only does Israel exist, the PCT database lists 21590 published PCT applications having an Israeli applicant. That’s over 200 times more than the 104 such applications for the whole UAE. The disparity may partly explain why Israel weathered the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 so much better than Dubai did. via israelmatzav.blogspot.com
Despite this, the Guide did state, erroneously, that “ravenous Bugblatter beasts often make a very good meal for (rather than of) visiting tourists” in its article on the planet Traal. This led to deaths of those who took it literally. The guide’s editors avoided lawsuit by summoning a poet to testify under oath that beauty was truth, truth beauty, and therefore prove that their claim, the nicer one, must be true. This led to life itself being held in contempt of court for being neither beautiful nor true, and subsequently being removed from all those present at the trial.
Israel Air Force aircraft have been spotted in recent days at a Saudi Arabian military base unloading military equipment in the city of Tabuk, in northwestern Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Iranian news agency FARS.
The base will reportedly be used as a forward operating base by the Israelis as part of an offensive on an Islamic country.
Saudi Arabia on Saturday denied a report in the London Times that it had given Israel “clear skies” to attack Iran. According to the report, Saudi Arabia was testing its radar and defense equipment in order to partially disable defenses, in order to allow Israeli planes to fly over Saudi airspace in the event of an attack against Iranian nuclear facilities.
The report quotes a U.S. security official as saying that ‘The Saudis have given their permission for the Israelis to pass over and they will look the other way.’
The report quotes a U.S. security official as saying that “The Saudis have given their permission for the Israelis to pass over and they will look the other way. They have already done tests to make sure their own jets aren’t scrambled and no one gets shot down. This has all been done with the agreement of the [US] State Department.” It further quoted sources in the Saudi government as saying that officials in the country “all know” about the plan, and that they “will let them [the Israelis] through and see nothing.”