Category Archives: Fundamentalism

Moving the Mexican Border

NEWS DESK SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 Moving the Mexican Border BY PAUL KRAMER “The Mexican Border” is not a fixed landmark, we learn. Historically, none of our borders are made up of any more than myth. Rivers and lakes appear and … Continue reading

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Leftward Shift by Conservative Cleric Leaves Saudis Perplexed

A change of perspective from Saudi Arabian cleric gives us hope for rapport. Mr. Awda, alone among Saudi clerics, openly welcomed the Arab uprisings of 2011, and even published a book called “Questions of Revolution.” Promptly banned here but widely … Continue reading

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Demographics changes: Muslim-Asian-Boomer-Americans

Asian Americans and Muslim Americans voted overwhelmingly for Obama; Rep. Alan Grayson quotes Aerosmith in a new interview (damn boomers!) by Olivia LaRosa November 11, 2012 http://www.alternet.org/election-2012/gop-hasnt-made-itself-toxic-only-among-latinos-just-look-asian-american-vote http://www.opednews.com/articles/85-percent-Muslims-voted-f-by-Abdus-Sattar-Ghaza-121109-39.html “If You Make the Voters Your Enemy, They Will Fight Back.” Muslim … Continue reading

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Republican-Heavy Counties Eat Up Most Food-Stamp Growth

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-05/republican-heavy-counties-eat-up-most-food-stamp-growth.html?cmpid=otbrn.sustain.story Here’s a snip for you. Mind-blowing information! Poor counties in Republican areas lead in food stamp usage. That means these voters are so-ill-informed that they voted the food right out of their mouths. A tragedy. Darn good thing for … Continue reading

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Taliban Reiterate Vow to Kill Pakistani Girl While US Candidate Advocates Death Penalty for Children

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/13/world/asia/malala-yousafzai-faces-new-taliban-threat.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_ee_20121013&pagewanted=print The police said Friday that they had made several arrests in connection with the Taliban’s shooting of Malala Yousafzai, a 14-year-old education activist who was critically injured, but militant commanders in northwestern Pakistan reiterated their intention to kill the … Continue reading

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