Petraeus Bashes Quran-Burning Plan

The Daily Beast General David Petraeus, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, is upset—and rightfully so—at Terry Jones, a Florida pastor who plans to burn Qurans with his church on September 11. “It could endanger troops and it could endanger the overall [Afghanistan war] effort,” Petraeus told The Wall Street Journal. “It is precisely the kind… More Petraeus Bashes Quran-Burning Plan

American Muslims Ask, Will We Ever Belong?

That’s an interesting question… The New York Times For nine years after the attacks of Sept. 11, many American Muslims made concerted efforts to build relationships with non-Muslims, to make it clear they abhor terrorism, to educate people about Islam and to participate in interfaith service projects. They took satisfaction in the observations by many… More American Muslims Ask, Will We Ever Belong?

Vanity Fair’s Sarah Palin Profiler Admits Error

The Huffington Post A writer for Vanity Fair has acknowledged a case of mistaken identity in an unflattering article about Sarah Palin in the magazine’s October issue. Reporter Michael Joseph Gross describes Palin’s youngest son, Trig, being pushed in a stroller by his older sister, Piper, before a rally in May in the Kansas City… More Vanity Fair’s Sarah Palin Profiler Admits Error

Jindal won’t endorse scandal-plagued Vitter

Well, it appears that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has declined an endorsement to Sen. David Vitter because of his past dalliances with hookers and other shady activities.   Score one for Jindal.  Vitter only won that primary because a significant amount of Louisianans never read or heard about Vitter’s scandals. Think Progress While the latest polls indicate… More Jindal won’t endorse scandal-plagued Vitter

Oval Office rug wrongly attributes quote to MLK

(CNN) – Remember the big makeover the Oval Office got last week while President Obama was on vacation? Well, there’s a problem with the presidential rug. The floor piece has quotations from four U.S. presidents and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — or does it? One quote reads, “The Arc of the Moral Universe… More Oval Office rug wrongly attributes quote to MLK