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There's A Really Good Reason Why Obama Doesn't Call ISIS 'Islamic Terrorists'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics

Conservatives frequently criticize President Barack Obama for not referring to the Islamic State, and other terrorist groups and sympathizers, as “I...

Jon Stewart Thinks Obama Has A Case Of 'MSNBCitis'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 02.24.2015 | Comedy

Unfortunately, "Symptoms include cancelation." Jon Stewart opened Monday night's episode of "The Daily Show" with an examination of President Obama...

Jaweed Kaleem

Obama's Anti-Extremist Strategy Criticized As Wrongly Singling Out Muslims | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion

As the White House prepares to host a three-day summit next week on countering violent extremism, many high-profile Muslim and religious groups argue ...

Pat Robertson: Obama Is 'An Absolute Disaster'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

Televangelist Pat Robertson has put in a request for a serious prayer about President Barack Obama. On Tuesday, Robertson blasted Obama as an "abso...

Creating the Muslim Manchurian Candidate

John Feffer | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
John Feffer

The conservative mainstream still calls the president's religious beliefs into question, but they stop just short of accusing him of apostasy and concealment. What they consider safe is the assertion that Obama is acting as if he were Muslim.

Gingrich Slams Media For Ignoring Obama's 'Muslim Friends'

Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

In a radio interview on Thursday, Newt Gingrich accused the "elite media" of failing to cover President Barack Obama's ties to Islam, reiterating his ...

Christina Wilkie

Obama Hosts Ramadan Dinner | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

President Obama honored the sacrifices that Muslim Americans have made for the country on Wednesday night at the White House's annual Ramadan dinner. ...

Christina Wilkie

Obama To Host Ramadan Dinner | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

The two members of Congress who practice Islam will attend President Obama's annual Ramadan dinner at the White House Wednesday night, along with a nu...

Deconstructing The Latest Anti-Obama Conspiracy

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the past few years, paranoid conservatives have cooked up all sorts of conspiracy theories about President Barack Obama. Some have claimed he has a...

Is He a Christian, a Muslim, or a Cactus? Why Can't We Just Believe President Obama?

Eugene Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eugene Cho

Obama's faith is a personal choice and a personal decision, and he has made it very clear what his choice and decision is. His view might not exactly mirror my view or your views, but he is a Christian.

President Obama's Religion: Christianity 101 For The Willfully Ignorant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Dick Staub Religion News Service (RNS) The flap about President Obama's religious affiliation reveals our national ignorance about religion in ...

Obama A Muslim! Lincoln A Catholic! FDR A Jew! Why Americans Don't Like Their President's God

Bruce Feiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bruce Feiler

Americans taking out their discrimination toward minority religions on the president of the United States is as American as apple pie; the custom has been going on as long as there has been a presidency.

Barack Obama, 'Muslim' President

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

As a Muslim American, I long ago spotted the tell-tale signs of Obama's Muslimy-ness and raucously celebrated -- along with the entire monolithic entity of 1.5 billion Muslims -- our successful Islamization of America.

Obama, Islam, and a Clash of Theologies

Ivan Petrella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ivan Petrella

While there's no battle between Islam and the West, there is a battle within Islam: a conflict between violent-fanatic understandings of Islam and a broader spectrum of Muslim worldviews over how the religion gets defined.

Franklin Graham: Obama 'Giving Islam A Pass,' Persecution For Believing In Jesus Christ 'Coming'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rev. Franklin Graham, the evangelical minister who was disinvited from a Pentagon prayer service after concerns arose regarding his past offensive com...

Conservatives and Off-Base Lefties: Can You Top This?

Norman Lear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Lear

Obama stunned the world by reaching out to Islam -- not from Washington, not by way of TV or the Internet -- no, he traveled to Egypt and spoke to Islam as he would speak to us. And who topped that this year?

Meet the Muslims: Obama in Cairo

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wajahat Ali

Obama's speech, which was meticulously and strategically crafted as if penned by a chess master, had to simultaneously appease millions humiliated and dejected by a hypocritical and brutal U.S. foreign policy, and also justify U.S. objectives without appearing imperialistic or apologetic.

Jason Linkins

Republican Caller Tells Limbaugh: "You're A Brainwashed Nazi" (AUDIO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Media Monitor Cathy Talbot tipped us off to an on-air smackdown that transpired today between Rush Limbaugh and one of his callers, who criticized the...

Jason Linkins

Washington Post: Obama "Helped Fuel" Rumors That He's A Secret Muslim | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I'd call it hysterical, if it weren't simply more indicative of a lazy attempt at provocation. The idea that Obama caused these particular smears to come into being is nonsensical.

Media Expert Elaborates on Election 2008 Arab and Muslim Stereotypes

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christian Avard

Jack Shaheen, a sort of one-man anti-defamation league, is a former CBS News consultant on Middle East Affairs. He is one of the world's foremost auth...

Clinton Supporters For McCain Trumpet False Claims; "Congressional Report" Cited On Hardball Discredited

Elizabeth Rauber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Rauber

Confronted with expert opinions as to the doubtful authority of the documents and the flimsy and biased arguments made by the authors, Clintons4Mccain leaders Adkins and Adams seemed genuinely shocked.

How Obama Can Reach Out To Muslims (Without Hurting His Campaign)

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, two Muslim women in headscarves were moved from their seats behind Senator Barack Obama's stage where they would have been visible on video...

Obama Camp Buys Google Ads To Debunk Email Smear | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Carrie and I wrote today about the technical aspects of fighting a viral e-mail smear, and Tim Tagaris writes approvingly of an Obama campaign move we...

NYT Public Editor Blasts Op-Ed That Tied Obama To Islam

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ON May 12, The Times published an Op-Ed article by Edward N. Luttwak, a military historian, who argued that any hopes that a President Barack Obama mi...