WASHINGTON – After the flub heard around theworld, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office. Again.Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath to Obama on Wednesdaynight at the White House — a rare do-over.
Thesurprise moment came in response to Tuesday’s much-noticed stumble,when Roberts got the words of the oath a little off, which promptedObama to do so, too.
Don’t worry, the White House says: Obama has still been president since noon on Inauguration Day.
Of course the White House says that. But we know the truth. President Joe Biden was our 43.5th President, for a day
Eid at the State Department I am honored to be invited to celebrate Eid al Fitr at the State Department again this year. And I am relieved that this time, it's actually taking place after Ramadan, which means I can actually attend for the first time! :) I am looking ...
The Empire State goes green for Eid As is tradition, the Empire State Building - the most beautiful skyscraper in the world - was illuminated in green to mark Eid al Fitr. Of course, in 2015, this is announced via the official twitter account ...
Ramadan Pearls roundup Here is a link to all the posts in the Ramadan Pearls series I did during Ramadan:
I hope you enjoyed these nuggets of wisdom as much as ...
Eid Mubarak! By the Fatimid calendar, today is Eid al Fitr, 1436!
I've explained my position on the calendar vs. moonsighting debate in detail - and this year there is a lot more divergence on the date than usual. Crescentwatch nicely ...
City of Brass by Aziz Poonawalla approaches issues from the perspective of a Muslim of the West. Aziz, a member of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, has been blogging since early 2003 and co-founded the Brass Crescent Awards for the muslim blogsphere.