Day: February 10, 2015

The Silence of the Liberal Muslim

Source. New age Islam While Muslims rightly resent being called upon to condemn every act of Muslim extremism by arguing why the community should be held accountable for the actions of individual members, the Shirin Dalvi case is about standing up for a fellow Muslim being intimidated by the community’s […]

Germany Emerges

Source:Stratfor. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accompanied by French President Francois Hollande, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 6. Then she met with U.S. President Barack Obama on Feb. 9. The primary subject was Ukraine, but the first issue discussed at the news conference following the meeting with Obama […]

Canada: Oakville Man faces $500K fraud case

Toronto.ctvnews.ca Oakville man charged after probe into $500K fraud scheme Mohamed “Moe” Tahir, 41, is charged with Fraud over $5,000. (Police) Jesse Noseworthy, Special to CTVNews.ca Published Monday, February 9, 2015 2:27PM EST Police have charged an Oakville man after an investigation into a $500,000 fraud scheme in Vaughan. Police […]

For Christ’s Sake

Slate.com: by William Saletan — Some Republicans would rather defend Christianity from all criticism than stand clearly against religious violence.  Rick Santorum, speaking here to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Jan. 24, 2015, in Des Moines, is among the past and current GOP presidential candidates who have attacked […]

American Sniper and the Muslim ‘Savage’

Huff Post: by Todd Green, Ph,D. — Is American Sniper a brilliant, subtle study of the trauma of war and the toll that incessant violence takes on those who participate in it? Or is American Sniper a shallow, flag-waving, war propaganda movie? These questions frame much of the debate over Clint Eastwood’s recent film. […]

The Muslims of Early America

IT was not the imam’s first time at the rodeo. Scheduled to deliver an invocation at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo last week, Moujahed Bakhach of the local Islamic Association of Tarrant County canceled his appearance because of the backlash brought on by a prayer he had offered […]

Christians Can Worship In Mosques Too

Patheos.com: By Saima Sheikh It seems that Christian extremists have found a new hero, Christine Weick.  She is the woman who disrupted the MuslimFriday prayer service in the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. last November. Christine alleged that the Muslims took over the National Cathedral to make a statement. Muslims didn’t take over […]