Monday, August 19, 2019   

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The Hamas Smear: How Islamophobes Use Six Degrees of Separation to Smear Muslims
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Lauren Green’s interview of Reza Aslan backfired on Fox News. Green’s obvious bias generated sympathy for Aslan. Many Americans were horrified at her blatant display of Islamophobia.




Robert Spencer: “I have exactly the same credentials as [Reza] Aslan”; Oh, Really?
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Fox News and its right-wing supporters were cast into shame after Fox News’s interview with Reza Aslan went viral on the internet. Embarrassed and reeling from this intellectual beat-down by Reza Aslan, the right-wing responded by questioning Aslan’s credentials.




The J Word: Jihad, Between Hype and Reality
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The book focuses on refuting the fundamental premise of Islamophobia–that Islam is somehow the most violent religion on earth. Sadly, more white Americans than not believe this to be true, which is why it’s extremely important that a book of this type is written.




Louie Gohmert: “You See Me Huggin’ Muslims Around The World”
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Subtle Islamophobia has been a part of U.S. national discourse for a very long time, but up until recently, the rabid, vitriolic, and out-in-the-open form of anti-Muslim hysteria of the cyber-world was limited to websites like Jihad Watch.




Why I Support Jill Stein for President of the United States
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LoonWatch stands for peace, tolerance, and mutual understanding. It is no surprise then that I would support Dr. Jill Stein of the Green Party for President of the United States. She embodies the virtues and principles that guide our website; more importantly, she represents the best of our nation’s tradition.




Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Hateful Quote Makes Its Rounds on Facebook
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To back this claim, GSHM linked to a 2007 MSNBC article with the propagandistic title of Some young U.S. Muslims approve suicide hits, which in turn cited a Pew study that found that “[o]ne in four younger U.S. Muslims say suicide bombings to defend their religion are acceptable at least in some circumstances.”




Most Victims of Islamic Terrorism are Muslims… And Why America is to Blame For It
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Following the 9/11 attacks, President George Bush signed into law the Patriot Act and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (IRTPA), both of which gave “the government sweeping authority to spy on individuals inside the United States.”




Annual Report: Zero Civilians in U.S. Killed by Islamic Terrorism… Just Like Every Year Since 9/11
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Following the devastating 9/11 attack, terrorism has become the number one issue for the U.S. government. Just under 60% of discretionary spending for the 2012 federal budget was allocated to the military–ten times the amount spent on education and health care.




Robert Spencer to Debate Achmed the Dead Terrorist and The Dictator
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Sheila Musaji of The American Muslim (TAM) has been keeping a close eye on the loons who write for Jihad Watch. The chief loon of JW, Robert Spencer, had initially been slated to debate David Wood, another Christian loon like himself.




Jihad By Any Means Necessary?
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An anti-Muslim canard that has gained considerable popularity in the post-9/11 world is the idea that Muslims can do anything, no matter how morally questionable, if it furthers the Islamic cause. According to this idea, jihad can be waged “by any means necessary.”