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
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?
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
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
(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
Donald Kohn: Fed Should Consider More Stimulus The former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, who retired last week after 40 year.. Department Of Labor Launches New Website To Help Unemployed Americans For most Americans, Labor Day is a welcome holiday off work. Yet for others, it is j.. Chris Wallace: Obama’s ‘Heart Isn’t Really… More Early Morning Blog Roundup