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Cordoba House Must Be Sensitive To Victims’ Families!

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. [...]

The Fire of Fanaticism in Murfreesboro

The fire has set back plans for the Islamic Center, but was it purposefully set? It’s a story to keep an eye on, but a with a dose of restraint. [...]

Survey: Do You Know How Many Adults in the U.S.A. are Muslim?

As the right-wing media froth about the imminent implementation of sharia law in America, let’s take a step back and consider what would have to occur for that to happen. There are actually many different understandings and implementations of sharia in various Muslim countries, a fact that is usually ignored by the likes of FOX [...]

Fact Check: Did Obama Say of Muslims “I am One of Them”?

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to another act in the ongoing production of the Editing Quotes Out of Context Theatre.

A new alleged quotation of President Barack Obama is making the rounds at right-wing websites and in Republican e-mail circles, a quotation being used to “prove” Barack Obama is a Muslim:

“I have lived in a [...]

I Love Freedom More Than I Hate Islam

Too many Americans hate Islam more than they love freedom. They’re happy to abandon the Constitution, if they think that doing so will let them get in a few digs against Muslims. [...]

No Mosque in Bridgeport, CT or Charlotte, NC? Classic Religious Bigotry

It’s not a 9/11 thing. It’s not a “Ground Zero” thing. The move to push mosques out is taking place across America, and it’s a religious bigotry thing.

Bigot. n. a person who is intolerant, esp. regarding religion, politics, or race

– Collins English Dictionary

The anti-Islam movement would like you to think that it [...]

You Can’t Wear A Burka in Belgium. That’ll Teach Muslims to Not Get Angry!

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about human nature, it’s this: if you want to discourage a variety of expression and stop getting people from getting upset about it, the best thing you can do is to make that variety of expression against the law. Typically, people who have just had their mode of clothing [...]

Love Mail: He Forgot the Extraterrestrial Bit

What’s in the morning love mail? Why look! It’s an e-mail from “Barry Soetoro” himself! What an honor! “Barry” writes:

There is Zero evidence this guy can be President. He is no Natural Born. Both parents were not Americans. We can now see way the Founding Fathers felt this was so important. 1.3 Billion Muslims [...]

America: A Less Christian, More Atheist Nation

Have you ever wondered to yourself why the voices declaring that “America is a Christian Nation!” seem to be getting louder and louder in recent years? Wonder no longer. Results from the latest American Religious Identification Survey are out. I invite you to read the full report, but this table extrapolating from the representative survey [...]

America: A Less Christian, More Atheist Nation

Have you ever wondered to yourself why the voices declaring that “America is a Christian Nation!” seem to be getting louder and louder in recent years? Wonder no longer. Results from the latest American Religious Identification Survey are out. I invite you to read the full report, but this table extrapolating from the representative survey [...]

Catholic Replacement for Progressive Radio in Columbus Illuminates

Until the end of last month, AM 1580 in Columbus, Ohio was formatted as a progressive radio outlet combining programs like the Stephanie Miller Show with syndicated Air America Radio content. That’s all in the past. Now 1580 AM is St. Gabriel Radio, Catholic radio endorsed by the Bishop of Columbus and featuring talk shows [...]