Ground Zero Mosque

Newt Gingrich's supposed smartness is rather indiscriminate, when examined closely. Newt has what he considers 10 or 12 brilliant ideas each day, which he is in the habit of just tossing out for discussion.
n playwright Jamil Khoury's characteristically ethnographic way, "Mosque Alert" at Silk Road Rising offers a matrix of possibilities, each raising questions and offering contrasting responses.
Being consistent about the First Amendment says a lot. It proves you truly stand behind, and with, the First Amendment. I am using this consistency to make a point here about the First Amendment. Consistency when it comes to rights matters for the protection of that right.
The New York City Department of Buildings said on Tuesday it was reviewing an application from the developer to demolish
More than three years after the broadcast debuted, my Muslim audience now finds it ordinary, rather than aberrant, to hear a Jewish voice opine on Arab affairs in their mother tongue. In numerous Arab countries, such a situation would be revolutionary--but in Morocco, it's merely one step forward among many.
“The NYPD is out of control and discriminates against innocent Americans, and Mayor Bloomberg has let Americans down by allowing
Part of the landing gear believed to be from one of the airplanes that hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was
Read the full report here On Thursday, Mother Jones published an article entitled "Americans Really Don't Like Mosques," in
Mr. Chick-fil-A and I have different views on what invites God's judgment on America. He says it's gay marriage, but I think it's more likely to be bigotry directed at gay teens at risk of being bullied. So I "refudiate" Chick-fil-A, as is my right.
M. Zudi Jasser, president and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, a Phoenix-based group founded after the
Despite the controversy, Park51 held its first exhibit back in September without any problems. El-Gamal also apologized for
The Islamic religious ruling, a "Resolution On Being Faithful Muslims and Loyal Americans," is a response to what its authors
This is the tale of one city, one Islamic Center and two news stories. One story put the town on the map. The second story garnered almost no national attention.
If you believe in freedom of religion but don't understand the irony behind your anger at a mosque being built near ground zero, then you are the number one culprit of dumb nationalism in 2011.
Republican Bob Turner's campaign for Congress released its first ad on Thursday, sending it out in an e-mail blast. The ad
Gamal refused to say how much money has been raised, but indicated it was less than one percent. As new towers rise where
Sharia has become a convenient way to harp on nonexistent, yet anxiety-producing, "threats." Since no one knows what you're talking about when you decry Sharia, it's even easier than usual to say anything, no matter how bizarre or duplicitous.
I believe Ground Zero is sacred. I believe every inch of America is sacred. I believe, in an era where more and more people are convinced that different faiths are fated to fight, America is nothing short of a mercy upon all the worlds.
Khan is a warm, thoughtful, and charismatic person, who very clearly explained her commitment both to democracy and open society.
No matter how despicable Pastor Jones and his band of unmerry men might be, nothing can possibly justify this brutal retaliation or the failure to speak out against it.