Media malpractice, then and now


Today, the Media Research Council (MRC) released a 16-page report entitled “TV’s Tea Party Travesty: How ABC, CBS and NBC have Dismissed and Disparaged the Tea Party Movement.” Anyone interested in media bias, modern American culture, protest movements and contemporary politics should download and read this free report. (But be patient: the site is experiencing [...]

Islamic scholars criticize ancient fatwa calling for jihad


Image courtesy of Bosch Fawstin
This looks great at first glance, but as with so many of these kinds of initiatives, it looks less and less good the more one examines it.
The focus seems to be entirely upon a fatwa issues by Ibn Taymiyya. Taqi al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328) was a jurist [...]

A New Threat to Free Speech on Campus


Campus lefists and administrators discover the academic equivalent of the poll tax….

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 [...]