Opinion

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In Trump, the right wing has created a Frankenstein monster

Trump's fantasy plan is not only counter to everything America stands for, it would be impossible to carry out and does not address the circumstances that lead to tragedy.

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Love, hate, and Islamophobia

"After last Friday's senseless tragedy in Paris, the rejection of my loved ones reached a fever pitch."

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Reza Aslan, FOX News, and Islamophobia

I thought of Sartre's "Anti-Semite and Jew" when I heard about the recent FOX News television interview with Reza Aslan.

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The Mali war - the wages of sin

The reports filtering out of Northern Mali are appalling: beatings and whippings for the slightest violations of Sharia law.

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Marines in Afghanistan and Republican hate culture

The scandal that broke last week over U.S. Marines urinating on dead Afghanis is not simply a case of a few "bad apples," or "bad management" up the chain of command.

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"Islam radicals" hearing recalls Hollywood witchhunt

Peter King's congressional inquisition of the purported "radicalization" of U.S. Muslims is taking place the same month as the 60th anniversary of another all-American witch hunt.

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“Four Lions”: comedy about would-be terrorists

Marketed as a laugh-filled romp, "Four Lions" offers much more.

Election stakes couldn't be higher

Just like they did when President Obama was running  for the White House, the Republican/ tea party candidates are throwing the kitchen sink again at Democrats

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Michael Moore: If the 'mosque' isn't built, this is no longer America

Michael Moore writes:  I am opposed to the building of the "mosque" two blocks from Ground Zero. I want it built on Ground Zero.

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One local church helps to combat fear

I was mortified and outraged when I heard that a pastor is planning a "National Burn a Qur'an Day" scheduled for September 11 and encouraged other churches to do likewise.

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