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Wimpy Muslims Can’t Handle A Little Blasphemy

Within Islam, as within other religions, there are moderates, people who simply belong to the religion because it’s their cultural norm, and there are extremists, people who are so obsessed with the supremacy of their religion that they are willing to engage in all manner

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Protest Twitter’s Support For Theocratic Censorship

Today, a coalition led by the Ex-Muslims of North America is organizing a day of protest against what it calls Twitter Theocracy. Instead of standing up for free speech, Twitter has agreed to censor user accounts that the government of Pakistan regards as blasphemous. Twitter

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Oil and Blood Catch Fire

This morning, 28 oil tankers burned to a crisp in the Pakistani province of Baluchistan. The tankers were headed to Afghanistan to fuel America’s machines of war.

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Nine Democrats Vote No On Safeguards Against Government Spying. Why?

H.R. 2701 would provide a little bit more information to Congress, though it only expands the number of members of Congress given briefings from 8 to 37. Furthermore, the legislation gives the President a loophole, allowing information about spying to be concealed from this slightly larger group, just so long as the President writes a vague justification of the secrecy.

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Who Made Those Soccer Balls?

While people around the globe keep their eyes glued to the World Cup, the sweatshop production of soccer balls stays well hidden. The International Labor Rights Forum has issued a new report that lends us a peek. Heading to the countries where soccer balls are

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?