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That Marriage Vow Guy Says He’s No Sharia Expert But He Hates Sharia Anyway
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The leader of the group behind the contentious Marriage Vow in Iowa says he’s not really trying to ban pornography — that’s just unrealistic, he says.




Neocon flak: Weiner may have converted to Islam
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We thought everything that could be said about Anthony Weiner’s lewd photo scandal had been said. But Eliana Benador, a former influential neoconservative public relations operative, has proved us wrong.




One GOP candidate rejects Muslim-baiting
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by Justin Elliott

We’ve been putting some energy into tracking Muslim-baiting statements made by members of the GOP presidential field.




Upset Over Nothing: Salon.com debunks latest Sharia scare
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Justin Elliot of Salon.com has been on point in his reporting over the last few months of the hysterics of the Islamophobes. He deserves massive credit for going to experts (i.e. people with actual credentials to discuss a certain topic) on Islam and Islamic law to find out the truth of these matters.




It’s official: Sharia will be an issue in 2012 Presidential Election
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We saw last year in the “ground zero mosque” saga just how politically potent fear of Islam can be. So perhaps it’s no surprise that theincreasingly high-profile “issue” of sharia, or Islamic law, has now entered presidential politics.




Fox News fooled by “Muslim ban on padded bras” hoax
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By Justin Elliot at Salon.com

A Fox News website has picked up a hoax story about an Islamic council in Pakistan protesting the use of padded and colorful bras and presented it as fact.




Salon.com: Fox’s Favorite Muslim radical
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By Justin Elliot

On Thursday, the radical Muslim and veteran provocateur Anjem Choudary plans to hold a demonstration in front of the White House calling for an extreme form of sharia to reign in America.




Justin Elliot: 10 Most Terrifying Would-be Congressman
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The GOP candidate became a hero on the right after a 2004 incident in Iraq in which he killed two unarmed prisoners — firing up to 60 rounds at them from close range, then placing a sign with a Marine slogan next to their bodies.




Justin Elliot: From accused murderer to member of Congress?
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In a race that has largely been flying under the national radar, a former Marine who killed two unarmed Iraqi prisoners in 2004 and who has made the threat of Islam and the “ground zero mosque” centerpieces of his campaign has a real shot at being elected to Congress.