So What If Park51 WERE a Mosque?

Over at the indispensable Religion Dispatches, Aisha Ghani critiques what she contends is a disturbing tactic of  certain liberals/progressives defending the so-called ‘Ground Zero Mosque’: In the past weeks, we have seen how liberal defenders have responded to the ‘fear and trembling’ that the...

Hey, Over on the Left — A REAL Racist!!11

Ok, so, you’re an angry Islamaphobe in petulant denial over the angry Islamophobia fuelling the “debate” [sic] over the ZOMG Ground Zero Mosque!!1one What do you do when a video clearly showing the ugly, latent racism behind organized anti-Cordoba opposition goes viral? Weak-ass wingnut tu...

How Not To Prove Your Lack of Bigotry, By Franklin Graham

Memo to Outer Wingnuttia: If you’re gonna collectively whinge about the ZOMG Ground Zero Mosque!!1one imam comparing Park51 opposition to the persecution of Jews over the years, perhaps y’all should refrain from big-upping asstastically bigoted bullshit like this classy nugget from proud...

Howard Dean: Why I Back Separate Yet Equal 2.0

Howard Dean seems to be under the mistaken impression that repeatedly shoveling the same bullshit will somehow make it smell sweeter: My argument is simple. This center may be intended as a bridge or a healing gesture but it will not be perceived that way unless a dialogue with a real attempt to understand...

Too Little, Too Late

I would like to sign up for Richard Kim’s newsletter: Maybe it’s the establishment that’s so busy lecturing the masses on the Constitution and Islam that should be sent back to class instead. Lesson one: the hysteria over the “Ground Zero mosque” did not happen in a vacuum....

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