Monthly Archives: August 2010

Religion: Muslims shared facts at Capitol Hill briefing on Islam

Some Americans have gone Muslim-crazy lately and not in a good way.  By encouraging Qua-ran burnings, describing the religion as a  “cult” and arousing fears of a future America somehow living under oppressive Sharia laws, a handful of troublemakers with … Continue reading

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Post-Rally, Beck Admits Opposing MLK’s Dreamy, Rightsy Agenda

Glenn Beck‘s Restoring Honor rally was viewed by non-conservatives with  skepticism and anger.  Rightfully so. The same public figure who said social justice was code for communism organized an event allegedly honoring one of the world’s greatest social justice icons … Continue reading

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Real Housewives of DC, Season 1, Ep 4 – When Cat Attacks!

This week’s episode of the Real Housewives of DC was a mixed blessing.  Cat was bitchy, which I usually hate.  This week, I liked it. I won’t go into all the show’s details. Check out Entertainment Weekly for a play-by-play. … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck? Reclaiming civil rights? My Counter-protest/Gallery of crazy

Glenn Beck organized a rally of conservatives today on the 47th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King‘s “I Have a Dream” speech. Of the march, Beck said: “We will reclaim the Civil Rights Movement because we … Continue reading

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“Americans Love to Hate, It’s Our Thing” (an amusing CNN comment)

The following is a VERY amusing comment responding to a CNN online Justice article on the attack on a Muslim NYC cab driver.  It is both an honest and funny narrative of our country’s oft-forgotten history of, well,  f*cking up … Continue reading

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NYC Muslim Cab Driver Stabbed – Let’s Stop the Hate.

According to news reports, a NYC cabdriver was attacked by a passenger who asked if he was Muslim.  After confirming so, Ahmed Sharif was stabbed in the face, throat and arm. The injuries were treated at an area hospital. The … Continue reading

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2010 Hall of Shame (The Return of 1960’s Bigotry)

During the 1950’s and 60’s racial hostility was understood as a sign of the times and a response to rapid social and cultural change.  Most people view that political era with shame due to past wrongdoings.  Collectively, though, most American … Continue reading

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