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American Muslims

Facts Will Make You Think Twice About American Muslims

  Facts are stubborn things and Josh Holland lays out a bunch of them for consumption concerning American Muslims. Islam’s 1.5 billion adherents around the world are highly diverse, and these facts are certainly illuminating and should (but won’t) dispel myths floating around about Muslims.     Forty percent of...

Republican voters

Only Republican Voters Can Expel Donald Trump

  George Will, like Trump, Henry Wallace and Strom Thurmond supposedly “tapped into” things. In 1948, Wallace, FDR’s former vice president, ran as a third-party candidate opposing Harry Truman’s re-election. His campaign became a vehicle for, among others, Communists and those opposed to Truman’s anti-Soviet foreign policy. Truman persevered, leaders...

gun ban

Looks Like The Supreme Court Upheld A Gun Ban

  The Supreme Court rejected a 2nd Amendment challenge to a local law that forbids the sale or possession of semiautomatic weapons that carry more than 10 rounds of ammunition. The justices by a 7-2 vote refused to review rulings by judges in Chicago who upheld a ban on assault...

ayesha curry

Like A Normal SlutShamer, Ayesha Curry Is Oblivious

  In two tweets, Ayesha Curry revealed herself to be what she is. Religious, conservative and unaware of how seemingly innocuous comments contribute to patriarchy. The two quotes are attributed to her via her Twitter account.   Everyone’s into barely wearing clothes these days huh? Not my style. I like...

jews

Can Republicans Replace Muslims With Jews?

  Jews are voting Republican in increasing numbers in recent elections. As indicated by increasingly harsh rhetoric, the GOP has lost the Muslim vote probably permanently. After 9/11, American Muslims largely switched sides to the Democratic party, noting that Republican policies had made their lives more difficult than they were...

voters

Voters Are More Similar Than They Are Different

  Voters of the opposition party don’t hate America, they just vote differently than you. The Democratic and Republican Parties have been around for 150 years now. They are hardly antithetical to America. It’s unrealistic and frankly naively to expect purity out of politics.   How Bad Are They Really?...

gun laws

States With Lax Gun Laws Have More Gun Deaths

  The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence developed a point system that measures the relative strength of all 50 states’ gun laws with states gaining points for laws that are strict and states losing points for laws that are more lenient. States gain points for laws that require universal...