Thursday, January 28, 2021   

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Column: Use ‘terrorist’ label carefully
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Real-life scenario No. 1: A man with a weapon strides into a military medical office in Texas and opens fire, killing 13 people and wounding 29 before he is stopped and taken into custody. In the ensuing news media coverage and public discussion, the incident is widely viewed as an act of terrorism.




America’s Pain, Pamela Geller’s Gain
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America is experiencing a painful period of social disharmony and political discourse, yet the vomitous Islamophobic hatemonger, Pamela Geller is desperately finding amoral, unethical, and distasteful ways of keeping the spotlight firmly fixed on her fascist cause, by making false and ludicrous claims.




What if Jared Loughner were a Muslim?
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Shortly afterward, the media reported that a 22-year-old male had been arrested in the shooting. His name had not yet been released. I believe your reaction to that piece of news depended greatly on your status in American society — namely, whether you’re a Muslim.




Charles D. Ellison: Why Aren’t We Calling Loughner a Terrorist?
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I can’t help but wonder why folks are so afraid to call the mass shooting in Tuscon, Arizona an act of terrorism. The fear of the “T” word seems almost palpable in describing the gruesome events that took place this past Saturday.