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Given Trump’s crypto-Muslim leanings, it’s worth expressing our support for Brother Donald and to affirm his message of tolerance and inclusion. I offer this humble bumper sticker as a start: Just click the image above or this link to buy […]

Ramadan has begun! We know, because of the sightings of statements by politicians in social media. Let’s review, and grade: President Obama: "As Muslim Americans celebrate the holy month, I am reminded that we are one American family" —@POTUS on […]

Umar Lee is many things – a native son of Saint Louis, a veteran of the Ferguson street protests, a white man who embraces populist politics, and a convert to Islam with a penchant for political activism. His memoir on […]

I tuned into President Obama’s 2014 SOTU for a while last week – mainly because my daughter was tasked to watch 15min minimum for school, a limit to which she adhered to precisely – and was struck by how futile […]

I honestly don’t have much left to say that I have not said already. But it is worth at least remarking on this, the anniversary of the attacks, that the global challenges facing the world today have almost nothing to […]

The official twitter handle of the Democratic Party (@TheDemocrats) just posted this Ramadan Kareem message quoting President Obama: Ramadan Kareem. — The Democrats (@TheDemocrats) June 28, 2014 “Ramadan reminds us of our shared responsibility to treat others as we […]

This is just an amazing video from last year of Chris Christie, governor of Jew Jersey (and likely contender for the Republican nomination in 2016): Suhail Mohammed is an Indian-born American Muslim lawyer who was appointed as a judge by […]

As a brief aside, I am also doing political blogging at’s Faith and Politics portal – anyone interested in my take on Chick-fil-A, or my thoughts on Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan for veep? Do stop by and […]

If the Court strikes down the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) today, then I for one am not too worried, even though I’m a liberal supporter of the bill and the President. The reason is simple: it will be proof […]

Did Sean Stone, the son of famed director Oliver stone and a director in his own right, convert to Islam while filming in Iran? Sort of. He did an interview with CNN about it and here’s a portion of the […]