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Conservatives Berate Muslim Woman For Standing Up At Benghazi Event

The Washington Post | Dana Milbank | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Representatives of prominent conservative groups converged on the Heritage Foundation on Monday afternoon for the umpteenth in a series of gatherings ...

Amanda Terkel

Frank Gaffney Escalates Crusade To Take Down Grover Norquist

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When conservatives gather this week in Maryland for the big annual Conservative Political Action Conference, one of the speakers will be...

Ryan J. Reilly

Guantanamo Hearing Featuring Anti-Muslim Witness Show Partisan Split

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Guantanamo's detention facilities are going to close soon, it was hard to tell from watching a Senate Judiciary committee hearing on ...

Amanda Terkel

Prominent Conservative Plots To Take Down Grover Norquist

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Frank Gaffney gets his way, Grover Norquist won't be at a high-profile conservative gathering known as the Conservative Political Act...

Amanda Terkel

John McCain Slams Michele Bachmann's Attacks On Muslim-Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) vigorously defended top State Department official Huma Abedin, who is Muslim-American, against allegations by...

American Muslims Wage Grassroots Campaigns Against Islamophobia Network

Daniel Tutt | Posted 12.28.2011 | Religion
Daniel Tutt

Through protesting their conferences and forming coalitions with Muslim and non-Muslim organizations, American Muslims are beginning to take the small industry of Islamophobic speakers head on.

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: One More Reason For Chris Christie To Stay Home In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

There's been a lot of discussion about the many reasons why Chris Christie and the GOP primary electorate wouldn't exactly see eye-to-eye, and that's ...

Is Congress Really Serious About Domestic Radicalism?

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

As Rep. Peter King led his latest hearing about the radicalization of Muslims in the United States last week, it turns out a radical of a different sort, based in Brooklyn, was plotting to spread his anti-Muslim message across the United States.

Sharia Law Threat: Right-Wing Boogeyman

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics
Andrew Reinbach

Frank Gaffney and his friends can relax: Sneaky Muslims aren't going to impose Sharia Law on the US and take away their bacon cheeseburgers. It's impossible.

Extremists on Extremism: Peter King and the Sharia Scam

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

Muslims are rising up against tyranny throughout the Arab world. They have ousted autocrats, consistently called for democracy, and inspired the international community. And yet, for some here in the homeland, Muslims are still the problem.

Tennessee Considers Bill That Makes Following Shariah A Felony

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is considering making it a felony to follow some versions of the Islamic code known as Shariah, the most severe measure...

The Right Wing's Sharia Shenanigans

Zaki Hasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zaki Hasan

A scary number of the Republican rank-and-file seem to be functioning under the impression that every Muslim in America is a "stealth jihadist" waiting to flip the switch from "good" to "evil" like the Clone Troopers in Star Wars.

Is Netanyahu a "Bomber Boy"?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Both Obama and Netanyahu would be wise to think through ways to halt the dysfunctional, paranoiac escalation between Iran and Israel.

Dick Cheney Keeps the Flame Aloft

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

It might be tempting to dismiss Cheney's remarks -- about Obama allegedly dithering when it comes to Afghanistan -- as so much conservative boilerplate. But that would be a mistake.

Afghanistan: The Re-"Right" of History ... or ... Let's Not Forget Who Got Us Here

Rob Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Diamond

We've seen the rush to war before -- in Iraq in 2003. That cost me 4,351 (and counting) of my fellow brothers and sisters-in-arms, all for a false threat the Bush Administration sold.

Gaffney Tells Reagan "Your Father Would Be Ashamed Of You" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Right-wing neoconservative Frank Gaffney went on "Hardball" Thursday night to defend Dick Cheney but ended up just insulting his fellow guest. After...

Commander in Chief: Yes He Is

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lorelei Kelly

Obama and his team (and an increasing number of voices on Capitol Hill) know that, in today's world, security problems are beyond the purview of the military acting alone.

Confronting Ahmadinejad and Other Liars

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is not the only one intent on twisting, distorting and ignoring the truth. In America, there are those on the far right who impugn the truth as well.

Institutional Islamophobia and the Politics of a Minor's Choice

Abukar Arman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Abukar Arman

The case of Rifqa Bary has set the stage for the ideological bankrupt neocons and right wing evangelicals to pursue another desperate attempt to resuscitate their all but defunct "clash of civilization" scare.

More Orly Taitz!

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Finally, we have an extreme right-wing personality making the rounds in the corporate media who tears down the facade of "legitimacy" the Far Right bestows upon its craziest enthusiasts.

Pro-Nuclear Pundits Debunked

Frida Berrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frida Berrigan

Obama's efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons have also drawn harsh criticism from a chorus of nuclear war theorists intent on scaring the public into opposing the president's disarmament agenda.

Jason Linkins

Frank Gaffney: Krugman Censorsing Me For Obama Muslim Column

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I'm a bit dumbstruck by Gaffney, today, who straight up has the vapors over the fact that Krugman dared to namecheck him.

Is Obama America's First Muslim President? I Wish!

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dean Obeidallah

Why do I truly wish that President Obama was really a Muslim? Because he is cool. In fact, he may be the coolest guy out there right now. Hence Muslim would equal cool.

Arlen Specter To Talk At "Anti-Islamist" Event

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Next week, a coalition of conservative legal groups will host a "Libel Lawfare: Silencing Criticism of Radical Islam," a conference on how "Islamist l...

Nice Not to Hear Norm Coleman at Hillary Clinton Hearing

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

My first reaction listening to the just one-notch-short-of-a-love-fest hearing was that Norm Coleman's absence has made a huge difference.