O’Reilly Demands To Know Why Obama Didn’t Condemn Islam Immediately After Boston Bombing

Think Progress Fox News host Bill O’Reilly chose on Tuesday night to slam President Obama for failing to condemn Islam in the immediate aftermath of the Boston bombings and claimed that American Muslims aren’t doing enough to stand up against jihad. During his “Talking Point Commentary” segment, O’Reilly called the President “seriously wrong” for urging the… More O’Reilly Demands To Know Why Obama Didn’t Condemn Islam Immediately After Boston Bombing

Lowe’s, Bank Of America, And Others Pull Ads From Muslim Reality TV Show After Pressure

Unfortunately, Muslim hatred, i.e., hatred of Islam, is prevalent in American society and politics… Think Progress The TLC reality TV show All-American Muslim chronicles the lives of a group of Muslims in Dearborn, Michigan. The show has been well-received for its fair and realistic portrayal of the Muslim American experience in the United States. Watch a trailer for the show here. But a reality… More Lowe’s, Bank Of America, And Others Pull Ads From Muslim Reality TV Show After Pressure

‘My Fellow American’: New Online Project To Push Back On Islamophobia

So many Americans, like myself, don’t agree with the Islamophobia that’s so rampant in our country today.  We’ve been frustrated by the ineffectiveness of  small efforts like blog posts, and television pundits who publicly denounce Islamophobes, to no avail. This project sounds promising… Think Progress One of the more unfortunate repercussions of the Islamophobia echo chamber… More ‘My Fellow American’: New Online Project To Push Back On Islamophobia

Thursday 8-11-2011 Blog Round Up

Airstrike reportedly kills insurgent who downed U.S. chopper  White House rejects claim about bin Laden raid film US Debt Downgrades as Revenge for Dodd-Frank? Sirota: Obama isn’t weak (he just isn’t a liberal)  Democrats eye Wisconsin governor recall after loss Fox News: Obama only honoring troops to distract from economy Verizon Workers Strike: Phone Company… More Thursday 8-11-2011 Blog Round Up

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Accused Of Treason For Appointing Muslim Judge

New Jersey Governor was once the establishment GOP’s pick to beat the current lineup on the GOP primary roster.  It appears those days are over after Christie picked a Muslim judge for a state judgeship… Alan Colmes The crazies are at it again. Robert Spencer said it was like if “Christie had appointed as a judge… More NJ Gov. Chris Christie Accused Of Treason For Appointing Muslim Judge

Herman Cain Takes Weeklong Beating From Conservatives After Apologizing To Muslims

I love it when conservatives fight among each other… TPMDC How important is warning about encroaching sharia to the modern conservative electorate? Judging by attacks Tea Party favorite Herman Cain has suffered since reaching out to American Muslims, pretty darn important. Since shifting gears from his role as the campaign’s pied-piper of sharia to the guy who may… More Herman Cain Takes Weeklong Beating From Conservatives After Apologizing To Muslims

Gov. Christie Defends Appointing Muslim Judge: ‘This Sharia Law Business Is Crap’

I don’t like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, but I have to agree with him in this instance… Mediaite At this juncture, it may be more efficient to highlight which interactions between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the media are notnewsworthy. The Republican’s appointment of Muslim-American Sohail Mohammed to a state bench this week ruffled some feathers among some… More Gov. Christie Defends Appointing Muslim Judge: ‘This Sharia Law Business Is Crap’

Peter King blocks Keith Ellison from testifying at Islamic radicalization hearing

Peter King’s motives are so transparent. It’s quite evident that he’s only looking to grandstand and appease people who are anti-Muslim like he is.  Facts only get in the way of his “show” hearing. Hence, his reason for not wanting Rep. Ellison to testify again. Daily Kos Via Think Progress, Rep. Keith Ellison has been denied a… More Peter King blocks Keith Ellison from testifying at Islamic radicalization hearing

Jon Stewart: Has Rep. Peter King Met His Terrorist Sympathizing Past Self?

Mediaite Jon Stewart discussed Republican Congressman Peter King’s efforts to hold hearings on the alleged “radicalization” of Muslim Americans. In doing so, Stewart unearthed some past footage of King and suggested King might want to think twice about targeting people who might have any association with terrorist organizations. Stewart asked, “it’s not enough for U.S.… More Jon Stewart: Has Rep. Peter King Met His Terrorist Sympathizing Past Self?

28 House Members — And Counting — Oppose King’s Radicalization Hearings

In only three days, Rep. Peter King’s (R-NY) controversial hearings into the threat of radical Islam will begin on Capitol Hill. Already, hundreds of faith leaders in King’s district and in California have asked him to cancel the hearings. Protests at his district office and in Times Square have drawn hundreds of demonstrators, and one… More 28 House Members — And Counting — Oppose King’s Radicalization Hearings