Friday, October 18, 2019   

  Home     About     Guest Editorials     Advertise     Blog     Site Map     Links     Contact      Subscribe RSS      Subscribe Email  
Islamophobiapalooza Dispatches: Rep. Peter King’s 5th Hearings on American Muslims and “Homegrown Radicalization”
By |

This time the exercise in political theater and GOP driven bigotry revolved around the topic of “The American Muslim Response to Hearings on Radicalization in their Community.”




Islamic Society of North America’s History of Countering Extremism and Promoting Tolerance
By |

(March 11, 2011) Yesterday, the House Committee on Homeland Security held a hearing, entitled, “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community’s Response.”




Peter King’s “Muslim Hearings” are Political Theater to Target Muslims
By |

Loonwatch was live blogging the controversial (anti)-Muslim Hearings being chaired by bigoted ex-IRA terrorist supporter Peter King. It was a circus. It devolved along partisan lines with Republicans predictably falling behind the rhetoric and narrative of Peter King.




Rep. Keith Ellison’s Historic Testimony during House Hearings
By |

That future generation will marvel at our complacency. But, we will not just be accused of apathy, but of wholesale bigotry. And many of us will be disgraced and shamed–just like those police officers captured in 1960′s footage hosing down black Americans will forever live in infamy for what they did.




Japanese-Americans Condemn Anti-Muslim House Hearings as “Sinister”
By |

During the chaotic days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Basim Elkarra was passing by an Islamic school in Sacramento when he did a double-take: The windows were covered with thousands of origami cranes – peace symbols that had been created and donated by Japanese Americans.




NPR: New Terrorism Adviser Takes A ‘Broad Tent’ Approach
By |

In some cases, the suspects were young Muslims traveling overseas to train for violent jihad. In others, they’re accused of actually trying to launch attacks. Attorney General Eric Holder said homegrown terrorism is one of those things that keeps U.S. officials awake at night.




Michael Bloomberg Splits with Peter King Over Muslim Hearings
By |

Michael Bloomberg who has been a pinnacle of support for religious tolerance has come out against fellow republican, Peter King on the Congressional hearings on American Muslims.




Robert Spencer Just Can’t Handle the Truth
By |

In a recent post, Spencer attempts to debunk a Washington Post article about common myths about mosques in America written by Edward E. Curtis IV. It is an excellent piece, but apparently that was too much for Spencer, and he inserts a whole host of mistruths to counter the realities of the WaPo article.