“Why would Muslims born, raised and educated in the West gravitate towards extremism?” asks Adam Deen in The Telegraph. Yes, wherever would people in the United States and Europe pick up a crazy ideology that tells them they can just go around shooting people? How
Ted Cruz notices that a crazy couple in California has killed 14 people, and says that it’s a reminder that America is at war. If this is the biggest hint we’ve got that there’s a war going on, maybe it isn’t really a war.
I’m waiting for all the Republican voters to change their Facebook profile photos to the colors of Nigerian flag, and to post
“We are all Dakasoye” messages.
When politicians want the American public to ignore a story, they release the news on Friday. When they want to release news that they’re afraid will cause a huge uproar, they release the news on a Friday before a holiday weekend – like the Friday
The fighting in Syria has created a “humanitarian crisis of epic proportions,” says U.S. Representative Michael McCaul, Chair of the Homeland Security Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. McCaul asserts that the surge of refugees into Europe is due to “the inability to remove
I’ve been driving by this church sign in Searsport, Maine for over a week now, and every time I see it my teeth go on edge: How can anyone possibly think this is a good idea to share? How can anyone believe this? How can
When you think of the Islamic State, you think of atrocities. It is rightfully so. The Islamic State (or ISIS or ISIL or whatever you prefer to say in order to avoid saying “Islamic State) is infamous for its brutality. So, it is commonly said
In Syria, it’s the government versus pro-democracy rebels versus the Islamic State versus the government versus the United States versus Russia versus Iran. In response to the new involvement of Iranian and Russian soldiers in the Syrian civil war, U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders declared,
Two years ago, President Barack Obama shoved his audacity of hope into the garbage disposal, making a deal with Republicans to create drastic budget cuts in domestic social programs. Obama assured us that it was a carefully crafted compromise that would ensure that the government
Every year in the United States, September 11 features newspapers, television shows and websites repeating the phrase “Never Forget.” I agree that the death of 2,980 innocent civilians in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington DC is tragic. I agree we should not forget. Today is
On Saturday, September 12, a rally will be held in London to show support for refugees escaping conflict and arriving in Europe. Two days ago, 30,000 people were expected to attend. By yesterday, the count of registered attendees reached 62,000. This morning, as I began writing this post,