Why some people think Muslims should appologize

Yasmina Blackburn, freelance writer and board member of MyJihad, an organization dedicated to defending Islam from anti-Muslim and Muslim extremists, wrote a post over on The Huffington Post about the #MuslimApologies campaign on Twitter. Muslims are taking to Twitter and "apologizing" for all sorts of dumb things in response to the criticism that … [Read more...]

White girl pretends to be Muslim, suposedly learns how bigoted 4-year-olds can be

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I read about this absurd tale on reddit and thought it was interesting for a whole host of reasons. A 17-year-old white girl pretends to be Muslim by wrapping a scarf around her head and then she goes to the local mall to lean about religious prejudice. Or something. From Imperfect Writing, said girl's Tumbler blog: My name is Ela. I am … [Read more...]

Lone gunman kills seven people in Wisconsin Sikh temple

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A lone gunman went into an Oak Creek, Wisconsin Sikh temple yesterday and began shooting people. He killed six and critically wounded three others. One of the wounded is a police officer. The shooter, a bald white man approximately 40 years old, was shot and killed by the police. Because of the shooter's tattoos, authorities are treating the attack … [Read more...]

Nigeria sounds like a wonderful place

Radical Muslims (not to be confused with the other kind) bombed two Catholic churches in the Nigeria city of Jos this morning. The death toll is at least 25 dead. Nigeria is roughly fifty percent Muslim and forty percent Catholic. Last year, radical Muslims attacked Catholics on Christmas Eve. I guess this year they wanted to change it up a … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia treats women worse than how Michael Vick treats dogs

This is just disgusting: A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a 75-year-old Syrian woman to 40 lashes, four months imprisonment and deportation from the kingdom for having two unrelated men in her house, according to local media reports. According to the Saudi daily newspaper Al-Watan, troubles for the woman, Khamisa Mohammed Sawadi, began last … [Read more...]