When the Republicans look back at the era just after their 2012 election defeat, they are going to see they were presented with an early opportunity to make their way back from the political wilderness. The question is: Will they take it? The early signs are promising.
Representative Peter King (R-NY) was questioned by Luke Rudkowski of We Are Change about the "Presidential Kill List" last week. His exact words? "Tot...
There were many reasons why I testified in the investigative hearings held by the House Committee on Homeland Security examining radicalization within the Muslim American community. I testified because I believe exposing a wrong is the bare minimum of my faith.
Throughout our history, unpopular groups have been targeted for the public's wrath in difficult times. Demagogues like King have been only too anxious to steer and cheer on this wrath.
We cannot stand idly by as an entire American community is demonized as a "religious enemy within." The demonization of Muslim Americans ignores the rich, diverse background of the community.
Stop for a moment the next time you hear of American or Israeli plans for the further destabilization of Iran and think: what would we do if the Iranians were planning something similar for us?
Why are GOP lawmakers so reluctant to support their former colleague? Here are a few of the likely reasons.
Barack Obama should take Newt Gingrich out for a beer. Heck, maybe even dinner. Newt is unleashing a scorched-earth campaign on Mitt Romney with such ...
If the government is serious about partnering with Muslim communities, it must stop behaving like an adversary. For starters, community outreach programs should not be exploited.
I'm not sure of anything when it comes to the ongoing craziness of the Republican race. For all I know, Chris Christie will be anointed the nominee at a brokered convention next year. I just don't think we can count out The Newt quite yet.
He's the quintessential conservative and, gosh darnit, he's been around so long he truly deserves this honor. And the party deserves him, as do Republican voters. I can't think of a more fitting nominee to lead this party of hypocritical crazies off a cliff.
Peter King's targeting of the Muslim community is wrong and should cease swiftly. His attitude damages not only the Muslim community but all minority communities.
Those who peddle hate lack a basic understanding of the history of Muslims in America, and the Constitution of the United States. In targeting the adherents of one faith they seek to undermine one of most basic tenets for the founding of this great nation: religious freedom.
It seems clear now that Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp. colleagues believed that their tremendous media power placed them above the law. But fortunes are turning, and Rupert Murdoch must now answer for all that has happened under his watch.
I'm not naive or in denial, I just want people to understand. I understand that some just don't like Muslims. And they're entitled to their opinion. But it doesn't mean they gotta have beef with me.
This message sits in diametric opposition to some who have been warning that foreign radicals are infiltrating American prisons for recruitment into international terrorist rings, an alarmist position that has thrived in the post-9/11 world.