The Lessons of History

I spent Thursday night glued to my phone, refreshing Google News every five minutes. News of an active shooter on the Umpqua Community College campus in Oregon had hit Thursday afternoon, and by early evening, the shooter’s identity was still unclear. At the end of the workday, I shifted from…

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I’m a Muslim American Mom. And I’m sorry.

I’m a Muslim American Mom. And I’m sorry. I’m sorry for Kansas City Chief Husain Abdullah’s prostration of gratefulness (or Sajdat al-Shukr) after intercepting Patriot Tom Brady’s football pass and returning it 39 yards for a touchdown. I’m sorry for Michael Jackson — for that time he converted to Islam….

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Telling it like it is

It plays like a scene from a film: a man drives to a sorority house and opens fire on the students standing outside.
He has spent years plotting his rampage, fueled by misanthropy and supported by a community of online fanatics.

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An open letter to Bill Maher from a Muslim American

The problem isn’t Islam. It’s your movement to demonize Islam in the liberal left.

Hey there, Bill. You hate religion. You particularly hate Islam. We get it. Your liberal bigotry against Muslims and Islam is no secret. For a while now I’ve just avoided watching your show, which kind of stinks because for many years I was a great fan and really loved it.

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