Open Thread: AMERICAN ISLAM?


ISLAMERICA?

A big part of the self-reputation of many Muslims living in the West, mainly those who were born and raised here, is that they’re good and decent human beings by virtue of Islam. But in reality, these “Muslims” reject Islamic values and embrace Western ones, whether they admit it to themselves or not. They [...]

Why Does Howard Dean Support a “Racist” Book Store?


Howard Dean is speaking English while autographing his book in the Atticus New Haven book store. More on that later.
When I was attending college in the 60s, I spent one summer on a work exchange program when I was assigned to work in a German factory and live with a German family. I had [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: If You Can’t Change Reality, Mock It


Rachel Maddow took a moment from her busy, busy schedule Wednesday night to mock Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). She did so, because he said something that hits perhaps just a little too close to home for leftists like Maddow who believe in the transformative power of government to fix all our ills.
McConnell had [...]