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No One Murdered Because of This Blasphemous Religious Image

I’m not one to simply post links, but look at this image, think about who’s not going to be rioting and killing innocent people because of it…

… and then ask yourself, who’s making Islam look bad? Some filmmaker, or the crowds of zealots killing people in the name of someone who’s been dead for [...]

Killing Actual Live People because Other People criticize a Long Dead Person

News item: to preserve the dignity of Islam, a crowd in Libya kills a staffer trying to shield his colleagues from rocket-propelled grenades. Neither the staffer nor his colleagues had anything to do with the making of a movie that criticizes Islam’s prophet Mohammed.

I’m still trying to figure out how that preserves the dignity [...]

You Islamic Radical – Oops – I Mean Environmentalist!

After people heard her accuse President Obama of being a secret Muslim extremist, Alice Stewart came back to MSNBC and said that her use of the phrase “radical Islamic” was just a slip of the tongue. We all can understand that, right? Why, just the other day, I was at the grocery store, and I asked the man at the deli counter for some “thinly sliced radical Islamic”. [...]

Jesus and Buddha Bully Out Diversity From Unitarian Universalist Association

The Buddha seems to be the Unitarian Universalist poster boy of religious diversity. Whenever the Unitarian Universalist Association wants to create the appearance of diversity in its ideas and practices, it brings up the Buddha. Still, the Buddha is relegated to the sidekick of the UU Jesus bully boy, mentioned less than a forth of the amount that Jesus comes up. [...]

134th Way to Exasperate a Liberal: Pull a Religious Bigotry Twofer

… in which Herman Cain and Susan Lynn dream up schemes to infringe on American Muslims’ civil liberties now because they just might put a door ding in the metaphorical Hummer of American Christianity later. Read on … [...]

Where the Hoaxes Live: the overlapping Geography of Obama Urban Legends

Google Correlate is a new research tool used to find out where in the United States the entry of certain search terms is concentrated, and which search terms’ levels of popularity are correlated with one another across the 50 states. The first idea is pretty straightforward: where are people more or less likely to be [...]

99th Way to Exasperate a Liberal: Bigoted Religious Death Threats

“OSAMA TODAY ISLAM TOMOROW”

– Spray painted on the side of a Mosque in Portland, Maine on the morning of May 2, 2011.

Vandalizing a house of worship and threatening to kill people for their religion is a return to the know-nothingism of the 19th Century. To call that “exasperating” is an understatement.

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90th Way to Exasperate a Liberal: Ignore that most Terrorists actually AREN’T Muslims

“Most terrorists are Muslim” is a phrase you’ll encounter over and over again in conservative America, a phrase assumed by its speakers to be true and often used to justify escapades in religious profiling.

Terrorists are Cowards:

Terrorism is often linked to religious fanaticism. Certainly the terrorism that has been perpetrated upon the citizens of [...]

Perhaps they’ll be Joined by some Communist Stockbrokers

2012 Presidential Candidate Newt Gingrich, trying to have it both ways in a speech at John Hagee‘s Cornerstone Church on March 27 2011:

I have two grandchildren — Maggie is 11, Robert is 9. I am convinced that if we do not decisively win the struggle over the nature of America, by the time they’re [...]

Way to Exasperate a Liberal #59: Trillions for Religious War from a Small-Government Conservative

In one breath, congressman Allen West declares his support for wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, costing trillions of dollars and tens of thousands of lives, in the name of fighting a religion he does not like.

In the next breath, Allen West declares:

“I will curb out of control Government spending…. I will carry the [...]

Given Power, House Republicans Go Mosque Silent

Not one single bill has been written by any member of either house of Congress to do anything to stop any mosque anywhere from being built. I don’t have a problem with that. I wonder how the Tea Party zealots feel about it, though. [...]