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Amanda Terkel

Poll: More Republicans Support A Strip Club Over A Mosque Near Ground Zero | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new survey from the Democratic-affiliated firm Public Policy Polling finds that more Republicans support constructing a strip club than a mosque nea...

Sam Stein Takes On Conservative Talk-Show Host: 'How Big Does The Muslim-Free Zone Have To Be In Lower Manhattan For You To Be Comfortable?'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Sam Stein and Scott Hennen joined "Ed Show" guest host Cenk Uygur to talk about the ouster of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and dim election outlook ...

Obama Does New York No Favors

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

People who don't know New York City often make the mistake of assuming that because we're so wildly diverse, we're wildly tolerant. Add Barack Obama to the list.

Tim Brown Interview: Not All Ground Zero Mosques Are Created Equal(ly Objectionable)

Nicole Neroulias Gupte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nicole Neroulias Gupte

Given the vitriol spewing forth these days against mosque proposals elsewhere, the opposition to the so-called "Ground Zero mosque" mostly smacks of general Islamophobia -- just with a more prominent address.

Quietly, Another Mosque Operates In Shadow Of Ground Zero

Religion News Service | By Nicole Neroulias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service NEW YORK (RNS) Barely visible among the high-rise apartment buildings and cocktail lounges, a battered stee...

Why Newt Gingrich Is Wrong on Ground Zero Mosque

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Hirschfield

Newt Gingrich may be right that building any Islamic structure that close to Ground Zero is bad idea, at least for now. But his arguments for that position are at least as bad as the worst ones which favor its construction.