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Peter Roskam Calls NYC Mosque 'A Conquering Sort Of Act' By Muslims

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

GOP Congressman Peter Roskam appeared on WIND Radio's Big John & Amy yesterday and was asked for his comment on the proposal to build an Islamic cultu...

Amanda Terkel

Poll: More Republicans Support A Strip Club Over A Mosque Near Ground Zero

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new survey from the Democratic-affiliated firm Public Policy Polling finds that more Republicans support constructing a strip club than a mosque nea...

Ground Zero Mosque: Group To Fight Vote Clearing Way For Islamic Community Center

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The debate over a planned Islamic community center and mosque near ground zero became a court fight Wednesday, as a conservative advo...

Amanda Terkel

Poll: North Carolina Voters Say No To Exploiting NYC Islamic Cultural Center In 2010 Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new survey from the Democratic-affiliated firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) finds that candidates arguing over the proposed Islamic Cultural Center i...

God Interview II: Sarah Palin Gets Equal Time With God and Explains Tea Party

Molly Secours | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Molly Secours

After granting an exclusive interview with Katie Couric last week and then being accused of pandering to the liberal media, God accepted an invitation by Rupert Murdoch to give equal time to Fox News.

Mosque'd in Controversy

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vaishali

As prominent as religious hypocrisy is in this debate, there is a deeper issue.

Katie Couric Interviews God About Ground Zero Mosque

Molly Secours | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Molly Secours

Perhaps disappointed and bemused with the incessant bickering, backbiting and slandering, God finally agreed to set the record straight about the proposed Ground Zero Mosque in an interview with Katie Couric.

Beyond The Scapegoating Of Islam: Returning To The American Dream

Jason Derr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jason Derr

Whether it is the Koran-burning pastor or the Park51/Cordoba House protests, the anti-Muslim rhetoric has bordered on evil and has been squarely in the realm of anti-constitutional and anti-American.

Islamophobia And Religious Pluralism: America's Real History

Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D.

A brief glance at our country's religious past reveals the difficulty confronting religious pluralism. Our history is replete with exclusions and an ugliness that defy tidy stories.

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.

Park51 Should Not Be Complicated For Jews

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

We Jews have too much at stake to risk siding with those who would prefer some and despise others. Our history tells us such people are not our allies. Our hope tells us that they will ultimately not prevail.

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Speaks Out (AUDIO, TRANSCRIPT)

Joseph Ward III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joseph Ward III

It is my sincere hope that by releasing this audio recording and transcript of our recent conversation, those who honestly seek understanding about the Islamic center and the good leaders behind it will find it.

Best and Worst Brands of the Week August 16-23: Embracing our New America

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

After two years of recession, it's time to start making stuff and stop making stuff up. This week, I look at some companies and people that portray the best and worst of our new America.

A Tale of Two Mosques

Shai Baitel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shai Baitel

Having a right and doing the right thing, for one's goals and one's community, might be two different things. What worked for a mosque in Nazareth still has the chance to work with Park 51.

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.

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.

Sam Stein

Dean Stands By Mosque Remarks, Charges Liberal Critics With Being Inflexible

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In an interview late Wednesday, former DNC Chair Howard Dean reiterated his belief that the controversial "Ground Zero" mosque should be re-located, a...

Obama Does New York No Favors

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

People who don't know New York City often make the mistake of assuming that because we're so wildly diverse, we're wildly tolerant. Add Barack Obama to the list.

Sam Stein

Ed Gillespie: Mosque Debate Will 'Recede' As An Election Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the discussion over the so-called "Ground Zero mosque" has moved from a debate over religious freedom to one about the place of Muslims in American...

To Mosque or Not to Mosque--Is That the Real Question?

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

This isn't even about Islam. It's about ... are we Americans or aren't we?

Through Pain and Sacrifice, the American Promise Will Be Fulfilled

Donna Marsh O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Donna Marsh O'Connor

Why would we support a mosque at Ground Zero, particularly when there are many families who say it pains them? Our answer is the same as it has always been -- because it's American.

Russell Simmons Is Wrong about the Ground Zero Mosque

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

There are bigots in America, but Americans are not bigots. The average American is souring on Islam not based on any intrinsic prejudice, but based on the violence he or she constantly reads in the newspapers.

President George Washington's Letter to the Jews of Rhode Island Applies to the Muslims of New York

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Koch

Obama was right to express his views on constructing a mosque near Ground Zero. His position will be remembered with the same regard as George Washington's letter to the Jews who built the Touro Synagogue.

Trusting in the Humanity of All the World's People

Gina Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Gina Gershon

The Cordoba Initiative mosque should be built because it represents an opportunity to educate uninformed Americans, and to send a strong signal that the United States' true enemy is ignorance.

Why Build The "Ground Zero Mosque"?

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Gurvitz

At some point, it's less a matter of religious freedom than of common sense. You won't teach Americans about Islam by building a community center/mosque. Particularly on that spot in lower Manhattan.