Posts tagged "9/11"

Muslim Women’s Voice

Rhonda Roumani at The Scoop asks why controversial atheist and denouncer of Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is allowed by the American media to speak for all Muslim women. She writes, "She has slowly become the public face of 'Muslim women,' often to the exclusion of others who have compelling narratives of their own...

Rodney Stark, Crusading

Were the Crusades all that bad that Bill Clinton had to apologize for them in the wake of 9/11? Is there a difference between crusading for spoils and crusading for souls? Nathan Schneider at Killing the Buddha points us to an interview with Rodney Stark at Patheos about his...

An American Imam in Yemen

Elissa Lerner: Since when do we authorize killing American citizens? The Obama Administration has approved a targeted killing, of radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, a spiritual leader to two of the 9/11 suspected hijackers, Maj. Nidal Hasan of the November Fort Hood shootings, and Umar Abdulmutallab, the would-be Detroit airplane bomber in December. Al-Awlaki, despite his current...

Daily Links December 06 2004

“When the holy mother sizzle is the only sound you hear” Golden Palace, the casino that bought the “Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich” for $28,000, is capitalizing on its purchase with a “Make Your Own Sandwich” option (“Your Face Here”), and a signature song (to the tune of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”), “It’s Virgin...