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Texas Church Sign Brands Presidential Election As Race Between Muslim And Mormon

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

A church sign referring to the election between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney as a race between a Muslim and a Mormon is stirring controversy...

Obama Campaign Building Vandalized With Words 'Muslim Lier' In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's campaign building in Des Moines, Iowa, was vandalized with the words "Muslim Lier" (intended to be "Liar"), spray-painted on ...

My Daughter Thinks President Obama Is a Proud Muslim

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Suzanne Hegland

I'm horrified by this. Not because I'm in any way anti-Muslim, but because I am in all ways anti-ignorance. I know, I know, it's happening everywhere, but I never thought it would happen in my family.

Derision Point: How Bush Can Rehabilitate His Image

Adam Chandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Chandler

If President Bush re-appeared to promote his book, he didn't make a good case for its sales. I can't help but wonder what, if anything, Bush could do to salvage the way most Americans view him at this point.

2,500 Years Later, Political Lessons From Marathon

Asher Smith | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

If history teaches us anything it is that, though our knowledge base and our capacity for empathy has grown exponentially, human nature remains largely unchanged over even great lengths of time.

What We Know About Political Misperceptions

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Elites often appear to play an important role in spreading false claims ranging from "death panels" to the Muslim myth and Obama supporting Islamic law.

Hatred in Black and White at the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Will Bunch

For some Tea Partiers, hard times, along with uncomfortable-for-some changes in an increasingly multicultural America, were not the result of sweeping social forces but a guy in the Oval Office who is modeling his rule after Hitler.

The Summer of Republican Race-Baiting

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

What else do we call the deliberate inciting of racial bigotry and resentment for the sake of attaining power? It's race-baiting and it's a major component of the Republican strategic arsenal.

Fox News, Talk Radio, and "Imam Obama"

Burns Strider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Burns Strider

The misunderstanding many Americans have about Obama's faith is not an accident or something that just happened naturally. It is the result of a widespread and constant misinformation campaign.

Jason Linkins

Stephen Colbert Explores Obama's Religion Perception Problem (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On last night's Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert had a longish segment concerning the recent nutlog protests of the Cordoba House in lower Manhattan, a...

Only a Few Blocks Could Make a Big Difference for the Ground Zero Mosque

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

You'd think we might have figured this out a little sooner because once again we are ill prepared for the stealth swift boat attacks before an important election during the dog days of August.

Olbermann Mocks Obama Muslim Conspiracy Theorists

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann mocked conspiracy theorists who believe President Obama is a Muslim with a satirical explanation of all the reasons to believe that Ob...

Obama Muslim Myth on the Rise

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Why has the misperception that Obama is a Muslim increased over time? As Republicans and independents view Obama more unfavorably, they're likely to be more receptive to negative information about him, including false claims about his religion.

Obama Administration Takes Low-Profile Approach To Engaging Muslim Community

The New York Times | Andrea Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When President Obama took the stage in Cairo last June, promising a new relationship with the Islamic world, Muslims in America wondered only half-jok...

New Republic Editor Evokes Fringe Email "Clinical Narcissism" Smear

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Morgan Warners

A famously hawkish supporter of Israel, New Republic editor Marty Peretz's accusations about the president mimic the message of a fringe ring-wing email that I got my hands on.

Obama's Faith-Based Program for Muslims

Steve Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Posner

Obama's faith should be irrelevant since unlike Bush's Christian-dominated faith-based initiatives, he insists that he will not use government resources to promote either Christianity or Islam or any other religion.

Jason Linkins

President Obama Discusses The Meaning Of Christmas With Children | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hey, kids! Remember that time, a few weeks ago, when President Barack Obama's address at West Point pre-empted a planned broadcast of A Charlie Brown...

Jason Linkins

Russell Wiseman, Tennessee Mayor, Assails 'Muslim President' For Pre-Empting 'Peanuts' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In case you didn't know, President Barack Obama's West Point address, in which he announced his intention to escalate the war in Afghanistan, pre-empt...

Jack Shaheen: Obama Delivers a Message of Peace to the Muslim World

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christian Avard

"Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People." His second book "Guilty: Hollywood's Verdict on Arabs after 9/11," was recently named the 2008 "For...

An Appeal to Insanity

Sean Hartofilis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Hartofilis

Obama is not a terrorist. But you can call him whatever you'd like -- as long as you call him the President of the United States of America.

My Parent's Obama Sign Was Vandalized In Omaha Today

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

My dad hates having political signs in his yard. But, this year he's so fed up with the way things have been going that he agreed put an Obama sign in his yard.

Can 23% of Texas Really Be That Stupid?

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's too easy to blame certain parts of the country, like Texas, or the South, or the Middle, for all of America's shameful, small-minded, stupid behavior.

Arab Americans Have Substantial Presence in Tuesday's Elections

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

When Americans across the country flock to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4, Arab Americans will be standing with them side-by-side in line to vote.

Obama As The Anti Christ?

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Cohen

This is perhaps one of the most disturbing clips I've seen.

Slurs Against Muslims a Cover for Racism Against Blacks

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

He looks like most Americans, well African Americans. And you definitely can't tell he is a Muslim by his appearance. So, it would be difficult to tar...