Building (mental) Blocks


Here’s Muslim Bassam Tibi on Islamic peace:
“At its core, Islam is a religious mission to all humanity. Muslims are religiously obliged to disseminate the Islamic faith throughout the world. “We have sent you forth to all mankind” (Q. 34:28). If non-Muslims submit to conversion or subjugation, this call (da’wa) can be pursued peacefully. If they [...]

It Takes a Village to Get on the Supreme Court?


It might, if the Daily Beast’s latest speculation is to be believed.  Seizing upon reports that the Obama Administration is looking at potential candidates for future high court vacancies, Mark McKinnon and Myra Adams suggest that Hillary Clinton just might be on the president’s short list:
[I]f in the end if it’s about what is realistic, [...]