Politics

Obama’s “Countering Violent Extremism” Initiative Reproduces the Myth that Muslims Are More Inclined to “Terrorism”

In a press conference yesterday, President Obama revealed the “Countering Violent Extremism” (CVE) initiative. Muslim Advocates, a national legal advocacy and educational organization that works on the frontlines of civil rights to guarantee freedom and justice for Americans of all faiths, describes the initiative in the following way: These [CVE] meetings target the Muslim community almost exclusively,… Continue reading Obama’s “Countering Violent Extremism” Initiative Reproduces the Myth that Muslims Are More Inclined to “Terrorism”

Politics

Obama’s Hypocrisy and Ferguson

Politics

Obama Takes a Commanding Lead Over Bush in Countries Bombed

Politics

Obama Admits US Tortured “Folks” After 9/11

“Folks.” At least have the decency to call them people, Mr. President. Obama stated, “In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that we got wrong, we did a lot of things that we right, but we tortured some folks … We did some things that were contrary to our values.” Gee, ya think? “It’s… Continue reading Obama Admits US Tortured “Folks” After 9/11

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Backlash follows Catholic Online’s misleading headline on “closure” of Vatican Embassy

Catholic Online, a leading news source for Catholics in the US and abroad, recently created the headline “Obama orders closure of Vatican Embassy.” This headline is misleading, overtly political, and even dangerous as it helps reproduce the myths that President Obama is anti-Catholic and that he is also a Muslim. Catholic Online forgot this quintessential point… Continue reading Backlash follows Catholic Online’s misleading headline on “closure” of Vatican Embassy

Commentary

Commentary: It’s anti-American to care about the President’s religion

The United States is not and never has been a ‘Christian nation’.  America’s Founding Fathers explicitly designed the country on pluralist grounds and encouraged Americans to accept people of all religious backgrounds. This is why the actions of a junior high school teacher named Linda White of Mississippi are so anti-American.  White told her students… Continue reading Commentary: It’s anti-American to care about the President’s religion

Politics

Round 2 of Obama vs. Romney, just as I predicted

In this post from yesterday, I provided a glimpse into what you could expect in Round 2 of the Obama vs. Romney debates.  One of the reasons why I wrote that post was due to my confidence in knowing what the issues would be and how Obama and Romney were going to handle themselves. And… Continue reading Round 2 of Obama vs. Romney, just as I predicted