Those who are trying to ban the Cordoba House are not being sensitive to the feelings of Julia Rodriguez, a sister of a September 11 victim. Maybe they should relocate their protests to a more appropriate subject.
Today, we ought to remember that in 1492, Columbus wasn’t the only one sailing the ocean blue. Jews were doing it too – looking for a new home, on pain of death.
Over at the website Evogenesis.com, old earth creationist John Thomas poses some questions for “evolutionists.” Although I’m not an “evolutionist” in the sense of an unquestioning slavishly faithful adherent, I do think that evolutionary biology has managed to explain a whole lot more than any
The greater massacre of Lublin Jews by Nazis during World War II was an historical echo of the earlier genocide that took place 355 years ago today.
Summary of the results of the 2010 congressional primaries in Massachusetts.
Bad Eagle, September 2010 on how the burning of a Koran is part of a long, vibrant historical tradition of free expression: Pastor Terry Jones, of the Dove World Outreach Center of Gainsville, Florida, is in keeping with an ancient tradition of book burning. His
Plenty of people are ready to attack other people’s freedom, when it comes to the fury over Muslims in America. Who is willing to defend other people’s freedom?
Violence took place 821 years ago today should remind us that those who launch attacks against Muslims are likely to enjoy violence against Jews as well.
Earl Sholley’s campaign of scapegoating against Muslims and atheists should serve as a reminder that when the freedom of religion of one cultural minority is threatened, the religious freedom of all minorities is made vulnerable.
In his latest display of mental gymnastics, Republican candidate for Governor of New York State Carl Paladino has just completed either a disastrously unsuccessful triple lutz or a spot-on bellyflop: As Governor I will use the power of eminent domain to stop this mosque and
Laurie Goodstein of the New York Times does good service this morning, informing us that a movement against religious freedom is spreading far and wide across America. We’ve heard before of a push by Sarah Palin, Mark Williams and other prominent figures in the GOP-controlled