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"Islamic" versus "Islamist." Republicans and Israel's Likudniks do their damnedest to help ISIS


"Islamic" is the generic term. Used properly it applies to all practicing Muslims regardless of country, sect, race, or sex. "Islamist," on the other hand, should only be applied to Fundamentalists of the Sunni sect and specifically to the Salafis,...More


How Valentine's day began


Oh Valentines day, the day most people dread, but others love. Exactly how did Valentines come about? Well we have to go back to Roman times approximately 270 AD when Emperor Claudius Gothicus was in power. Claudius, banned all Christian...More

Obama at 2015 Pray Breakfast

Hear No Evil, See No Evil


The firestorm President Obama provoked among religious conservatives who found his unifying speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on February 5th to be "divisive," is just another example of the confounding stalemate that's split the country over the past six...More

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The death and slow media coverage of three Muslims students ignites the twitter hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter


It seemed like @CNN , @ABC , @CBS and @FOXNEWS had more important news to cover as the news broke that 3 Muslims students were shot and killed by Craig Stephen Hicks, 46. And yes, this is a hate crime!...More


Ken Ham and AiG Are Suing the State of KY over Noah's Ark Park


The con artist Ken and his Answers in Genesis (AiG) group is suing the state of Kentucky . It appears that AiG has - should I say - a divine right to state funding for its proposed Noah's Ark theme...More


Misogynist Cardinal Spews Bigotry


The term misogynist gets over worked at times, but an interview just given by Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke would provide a text book illustration of the term. Former highest-ranking U.S. cardinal blames ‘feminization’ for the Catholic Church’s problems Cardinal Raymond...More


Saudi Muslim Cleric Forbids Snowmen


Saudi Arabia comes pretty close to being one of the most authoritarian and oppressive countries on the planet. Their enforced fundamentalist version of Islam has produced a long list of actions that much of the rest of the world finds...More


Ideology And Violence


The series of violent events that have been taking place in France have set off a new round of debate as to whether Islam as a religion has a particular propensity to support and promote violence. The killings at the...More


What If Jesus Was Just A Teacher and Philosopher?


"Christ, not Christianity, is the power that has soothed and satisfied the spirit of the great multitude which no man can number." CANON AINGER Why do we need religion in our post modern condition? This type of question turns off...More