I say Ms. Hickox should keep going on her bike rides and continue living a normal American life. Even though we live in a paranoid and media driven society, Ms. Hickox should always remember that nobody can take away her rights as an American citizen.
Monthly Archives: October 2014
If the 14 mass shootings cited by Harvard were the result of Muslims killing in the name of Islam, how would our society have reacted? Is “terror” only the beheading of a journalist on video or it is also the madman who enters a movie theater and sprays the moviegoers with bullets?
With Iraq falling apart and a new enemy on the horizon that’s simply a rebranding of the old one, there’s a striking observation to be made about two presidents, Congress, and the leaders who send our soldiers off to war.
Before the indignant or knee-jerk reactions to the title of this article, please allow me to explain my thought process.I grew up in a religious Hebrew school in Los……
Gosh darn it, Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott wants you to know that fair is fair and that he plays by the rules. He’s going to make his opponent sweat and feel the heat (literally), even if it means putting a floor fan ahead of a debate about the future of Florida.
Gov. Huckabee should “grow a spine” of his own and follow through on his recent threat of becoming an independent if Republicans raise “the white flag of surrender” on gay marriage.
The Geopolitics of Oil Promotes Islamic Fundamentalism. Ben Affleck’s Political Correctness Doesn’t. Tell Sam Harris.
It feels good for many people to look at Islam without looking at the bigger picture of geopolitics and foreign policy, but doing so allows us to repeat the same mistakes, while focusing intently on only part of the problem.
I detest religious extremism, but what I detest equally is funding this plague and pretending the billions in weapons we give to Islamic fundamentalists isn’t the primary reason that ISIS and other terrorist groups exist.
When Ben Affleck differentiates the extremists from the overwhelming majority of peaceful Muslims, and when Harris and Maher claim that polls indicate the extreme are a larger part of the overall pie than we think, Affleck’s argument is not only stronger, but correlates to the raison detre for both the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.
Only Fascist and Communist Dictatorships Alter History to Promote ‘Patriotism.’ Conservative Attacks on Curriculum Are Dangerous
Young Americans can decide for themselves, based on every aspect of U.S. history, whether or not to protest, or vote Tea Party, or carry a gun or become a fur-hating vegan. They need all of our history in an honest manner, not just the “patriotic” version.