The worst-case scenario is unfolding in Egypt, where the Muslim Brotherhood has broken its pledge not to seek the presidency. Since the ouster of Mr. Mubarak, however, many younger and … Continue Reading Fundamentalists never tolerate moderation
If the pattern continues Cain will apologize for these comments and say something similarly ignorant a week from now: He did have a slight worry at one point during the … Continue Reading I think we can safely call Herman Cain a religious bigot
An American Muslim is tired of apologizing for 9/11. Nickleback is planning on releasing another album. Should I ask white people to apologize for that?
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie can forget ever getting the Republican presidential nomination after turning his trademark bluntness on a significant faction of the GOP base. “This Sharia law business … Continue Reading The leader of the (sane) opposition
@ketilbstensrud Ketil B. Stensrud LATEST: Eye-witness on Utøya LIVE on NRK just said that he saw 20-30 dead youths floating by the shore. Shocking. 1 hour ago via web
A telling sampling, collected by Al Jazeera: Libyan rebels, fighting to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi, broadly welcome the news of the death of al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden. Pakistani Prime Minister … Continue Reading Reaction from the Muslim world
Disgraced author James Frey, in a new tome chronicling the Second Coming of Christ, depicts the Messiah as “an active bisexual who supports his prostitute girlfriend when she aborts her first … Continue Reading Good thing James Frey isn’t writing about Muhammad
“We’re a religion of peace and if you don’t agree we’ll cut your fucking head off.” Bill Maher, on that religion we’re never supposed to criticize.
A real profile in courage.
Glad to see Anderson Cooper holding greedy celebrities accountable for accepting millions to perform for Gadaffi’s son. Better watch it, Anderson: Russell Simmons, who, in 2010, attended junior’s birthday party … Continue Reading About that blood money, Beyonce (and Usher, and Mariah Carey …)
The winner of 2010’s worst use of moral equivalence now asserts that it’s wrong for Americans to lecture the Arab world on gender, “as if somehow we treat women better … Continue Reading Tavis Smiley at it again
Perhaps most controversially, [British Prime Minister David Cameron] called for an end to a double standard that he said had tolerated the propagation of radical views among nonwhite groups that … Continue Reading Respecting modernity shouldn’t be controversial
I don’t recall the Columbine killers invoking Jesus’ name as they executed their classmates. And, for the record, Timothy McVeigh was motivated by ideology, not religion. If it makes Tavis … Continue Reading Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s worst use of moral equivalence
Why was the Islamic fundamentalist formerly known as Cat Stevens invited to the Stewart-Colbert rally? Salman Rushdie is right to gripe. In my previous post about Cat Stevens/Yusuf Islam I … Continue Reading Nothing sane about Yusuf Islam
The ever-expanding fringe right knows no shame: