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Redlining the Ground Zero Mosque?

Muhammad Ali Hasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Muhammad Ali Hasan

Free land in New York City? Pretty sweet deal, right? Unfortunately, for Paterson and King, they are practicing one of the most bigoted forms of public policy that has greatly hurt America -- redlining.

America's "Good Muslims" Are Being Left Out to Dry

Abbas Barzegar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Abbas Barzegar

From towering figures in the American Muslim community to the corner mosque preacher, the American Muslim message since 9/11 has been resolutely non-violent, ecumenical, and anti-Islamist.

It Took This to Tell That the GOP Big Tent Isn't So Big?

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zaki Hasan

When naked political ambition unfettered by notions of common decency is coupled with rampant ignorance, the results can be pretty darn scary.

President Obama Supports Mosque, Again Defies the People

James B. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James B. Davis

The issue is not whether there should or should not be a mosque, it is that the President has repeatedly ignored the will of the vast majority of the American public.

Al Franken: Conservative Criticism To Mosque 'Disgraceful,' Gingrich Nazi Comparison 'Offensive'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said on Wednesday that conservative criticism of plans to develop a mosque and Islamic community center in close proximity t...

Park 51: The Ground Zero Mosque Is Not a Mosque

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Anushay Hossain

Calling this Center the "Ground Zero Mosque" not only makes people think up dramatic images of an actual mosque right on the site of Ground Zero, but it also misconstrues the entire debate.

HuffPost Thursday: Meetup To Discuss The Craigslist Killer, Cuba and Iraq

Ben Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Bell

Happy Thursday! You know what this means. It is once again time to meetup and discuss this week's headlines. Here are a few suggestions from the edit...

Muslims Pray Daily 80 Feet From Pentagon's 9/11 Crash Site

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — While Americans are bitterly debating the proposed building of a mosque near New York's ground zero, Muslims have been praying for ...

Gov. Paterson On 'Ground Zero Mosque': Support Growing For Alternative Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson says he believes support is growing for a possible land swap to provide an alternate site for a mosq...

Build the Mosque

Zachary J. Iscol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zachary J. Iscol

Those who oppose building a mosque, the Cordoba House, on private property a few blocks from Ground Zero, have got it all backwards. They root thei...

FACT CHECK: Islam Already Lives Near Ground Zero

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A New York imam and his proposed mosque near ground zero are being demonized by political candidates – mostly Republicans &nd...

We Are All Victims of 9/11

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

In the Cordoba House debate, we cannot allow one group of 9/11 victims to demand that other 9/11 victims abrogate their core principles or change their perception of America's core values.

Who's Supporting the Enemy in the Mosque Wars?

Taufiq Rahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taufiq Rahim

2010-08-19-pullvd.jpgWho is actually providing support for the so-called enemy in the "Mosque wars"?

Today's Front Pages: August 19

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Talk of the town. ...

Ground Zero Construction Workers Wear WTC Mosque Protests | Jill Colvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

DOWNTOWN -- Construction workers at the World Trade Center are wearing their opposition to a nearby mosque and community center on their hard hats, ...

Archbishop Dolan Speaks Out On 'Ground Zero Mosque'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Archbishop Timothy Dolan thinks there's room for compromise in the mosque near Ground Zero debate. "My major prayer is that what has turned into so...

'Ground Zero Mosque' Debate Divides New York Democrats

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — As vulnerable congressional Democrats weigh how to respond to President Barack Obama's statements on Muslims' right to build a mosque...

Obama's Mosque at Ground Zero

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

What we see in this administration is the most selective defense of religious liberty in our history. Only Muslims' religious liberty is being protected. Only their beliefs are respected by President Obama.


Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

It's time for us to admit it. least a lot of us, simply don't like Muslims very much. A lot has been made of the recent CNN survey ab...

Build the Mosque!

Andrew Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrew Levine

Would that there were as much interest in building mosques -- or churches, synagogues, and other houses of worship -- as in building temples to Zeus. ...

It's Not About the Mosque! It's America's War on 'the Other'

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

The political firestorm with its epicenter in lower Manhattan really has nothing to do with 9/11 and everything to do with the fear that America is becoming a non-white-dominated country.

The 'Ground Zero Mosque' Conundrum: Lessons From The Convent at Auschwitz

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

The world has been here before on this one. And Christians, of all people, should know what it means to be rebuffed by those who perceived our attempt to make peace as just another kind of wound.

Who's Inside the Muslim Box?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

Moderate Muslims chafe at being put into the same box with extremists. Right wingers jump into the box with them, however, because it holds any kind of close-mindedness, propaganda, and intolerance.

Mosque Debate Reminds Us of Uncomfortable Nature of Freedom

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris W. O'Kelly

Freedom is working when it is most "uncomfortable," and the U.S. Constitution is at its best when it's tremendously inconvenient. Don't confuse something being uncomfortable with something being unfair.

Terror Babies, Mosques in Manhattan, and Gay Marriage

Joe Mirabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Mirabella

Mr. President, I like this version of you that is willing to weigh in on important debates to protect fundamental liberty. Now, could you please announce your support for marriage equality?