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. [...]
… 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 … [...]
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 [...]
“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.
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
A California man is accused of a home grown terrorist plot – to kill Muslims in Dearborn, Michigan. [...]
In this morning’s e-mail, Irregular Times received the following message:
Joys of Muslim Women by Nonie Darwish…
In twenty years there will be enough Muslim voters in the U.S. and Canada to elect the President or Prime Minister by themselves! Rest assured they will do so… You can look at how they have taken over [...]
When he was running for Congress in the fall of 2010, Republican candidate Allen West demanded action by government officials to prohibit Americans from building mosques in New York City.
Allen West’s official 2010 campaign statement on the building of mosques in America:
I am very concerned about the decision in NYC reference the approval [...]