Think Progress Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has indicated that, this coming week, he will bring a 9/11 first responders bill up for a vote. The bill, which has been passed by the House, would provide $7.4 billion in medical treatment and lost wages for workers who were sickened and injured by their service… More ‘John McWeasel’ Tells 9/11 First Responder That ‘I Can’t Help You’
As I’ve often said in the past, the reason we are here is to sort out the crazies in the political world. That includes people who participate in polls as well… Huffington Post A new survey from the Democratic-affiliated firm Public Policy Polling finds that more Republicans support constructing a strip club than a mosque near Ground Zero.… More Survey: Republicans Prefer Strip Club Instead Of Mosque
I suspect thousands of the victims of 9/11 felt the way the author’s husband did… Huffington Post – Raina Wallens This time of year is always very hard for me. The rapid drop in humidity, the crispness of the air and clear blue of the sky that prior to September 11, 2001 could only be… More 911 Widow: My Husband Didn’t Stand for Hate
The media has no business having hurt feelings over “being used” by whack job Terry Jones and his very small flock of sheeple. This has been all about grabbing attention from the media, and in my opinion the media sucked in every word that Terry Jones and his ilk had to say on the oft… More Media to Pastor Jones: You used us!
This is no surprise at all… The Plum Line – Greg Sargent We now have clear evidence that there’s a direct link between public anti-Islam sentiment and public opposition to the construction of Cordoba House, a.k.a. the “Ground Zero mosque.” The evidence can be found in the internals of the new Washington Post poll on… More Opposition to ‘mosque’ directly linked to anti-Islam sentiment, poll shows
It appears that all of the right wing idealogues got their marching orders and talking points from Karl Rove or whomever is faxing them to the nut-jobs these days: Media Matters Right wing compares book burning to building a …, posted with vodpod Beck: “It’s just like the Ground Zero mosque plan.” In a September 6… More Right wing compares book burning to building a community center
Washington Post – Greg Sargent As I’ve been noting here, if you argue that building a center devoted to the study of Islam near Ground Zero constitutes sacrilege towards 9/11, or that it is “provocative,” you are inescapably legitimizing the premise that all of Islam is somehow responsible for, or should be vaguely associated with,… More Jeff Merkley shows Dems how it’s done on “mosque” issue
A question that should be explored so that the historically challenged can get a clue: The BigotBasher Screw the right wing thugs being wheeled out as talking heads on tv objecting to Cordoba House as a “Ground Zero Mosque”. And especially screw that ignoramus Larry Johnson, whose “security knowledge” CNN draws on all so often has… More What have the Muslims ever done for America?