Today, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced the first U.S. National Strategy to Counter Islamophobia.
Gaining notoriety for its historical financial support of anti-LGBTQ organizations, fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A, it was recently reported, has continued to donate to such causes to the tune of $1.8 million, according to recently released tax documents. Some seven years ago, you may recall, the company was thrust into the center of a national controversy when…
As four men approached their lone victim, Trump’s acolytes shouted, “Hey snowflake! This is what a Trump America looks like, fag*ot!”
The deliberate omission of white extremist attacks is necessary for Trump to convince Americans that the only one thing they have to fear is Islam.
Trump’s order includes the flagrantly unconstitutional detention of perfectly legal immigrants whose only crime is their national origin and religion.
These Trump appointments of extreme racists and religious bigots do not bode well for any Americans who are not white and not Christian.
The man was wearing military clothes with Nazi patches and emblems and armed with a handgun, a machine gun and 2,600 rounds of “live ammunition.”
Trump asks, “Do we really have a choice?” to which Aleena Khan says, “And all I ask is for acceptance and tolerance from others”
Trump got around to criticizing another demographic in America and this time chose to insult the professional law enforcement community.
“I can tell you that the vast majority of all of our citizens, no matter their ethnicity, are fine, hard-working people, and now is not the time for us to be divisive.”
It is time for the mayor and the NYPD to put forward the necessary resources to investigate and prevent these attacks on the Muslim community.
In the midst of our tributes to the first responders of then and now, in our gratefulness for those who serve in our nation’s military and for those who have given their lives in this service, and in our hope for tomorrow, can we also make room again to ponder the call to welcome the world’s exhausted, suffering, homeless ones for whom this nation’s welcome light shines?
“I think that anyone that’s from a Muslim country that wants to immigrate to the United States, they not only should ask these questions, they should do it hooked up to a polygraph machine.”
“Even though if states are pushing these anti-Sharia laws, that does not prove that anyone is trying in any credible, tangible, big way to establish Sharia law”
“We blame Donald Trump for this . . .his drama has created Islamophobia. This is a hate crime no matter which way you look at it.”
These incidents happen all across the country all too frequently as a symptom of anti-Muslim behavior we see during election season.
“It has become abundantly clear that Donald Trump shares the cruelty and recklessness of Joseph McCarthy as well as his lack of decency. “
“We have no long term alternative but to quarantine them… prohibiting them from residing anywhere within the civilized nations of the Earth.”
Like Joe McCarthy, Trump and Cruz see secret enemy Muslims and share a McCarthy plan to destroy them.
Using the ISIS playbook, Trump has become, for the KKK “the greatest thing to happen to white supremacists,” likely since legalized lynching
The GOP is inciting domestic terrorism toward Muslims, anyone that might appear to be Middle Eastern, or anyplace a Muslim might worship
Islamic nations are adamant in protecting the rights of all religions within their borders as an important adherence to their Islamic faith
Maybe now it is time for sane Americans to stop laughing or shaking their heads in disgust at Trump and follow President Obama and other Democrats in addressing Trump’s open hostility against any non-white and non-Christian for exactly what it is; patently un-American, hate-filled bigotry and genuinely inhumane.
Americans can make a very accurate inference that Republicans have blood on their hands for inciting rage and more violence towards women’s healthcare providers; just like they are inciting violence against American Muslims.
It is true, Trump is a fascist, but so are Republicans, the Koch brothers, and millions of angry white racist evangelicals and the Tea Party
They claim Obama is a collaborator because he adheres to America’s long-standing exceptionalism of giving war-weary refugees a safe haven
Trump is not alone. Increasingly, Republicans are calling for concentration camps to be built to house Syrian refugees for now
But now, the Texas-size extremism is spreading to Arizona and it includes Texas-style armed biker thugs, conspiracy theorists, and anti-Muslim sentiments that set Texas apart as right-wing extremist central.
Over the weekend, a protest formed at a conference in Texas held by a Muslim group titled “Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate.” Protesters directed their hate towards Muslim attendees of the event.
During an appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani used the terrorist attack on a French newspaper to insist that the United States needs to have a police presence inside all Muslim places of worship.
Shortly after news broke Wednesday morning that three gunmen attacked a French satirical newspaper, Breitbart columnist Ben Shapiro decided to use the tragic event to take shots at President Obama and Hillary Clinton.
African Americans are not the only victims of media incitement to murder as was borne out on Thursday in Missouri as a sign of the success of Republican media’s successful 13-year fear mongering campaign.
What is curious, is that although America is not, was not, and never will be a Christian nation, there are signs that a religious purity crusade is gaining traction.
Of course the Americans putting Goebbels’s propaganda tactics into practice are Fox News, neo-conservatives, Republicans, and their religious right sycophants, and their big lie is that the greatest threat to this nation is every person who adheres to the Muslim faith.
Muslim baiter Geller is affronted that anyone defends scholar Reza Aslan for writing a book about Jesus yet not defend her for hating Muslims
Some Republicans have conflated the identities of Muslims and Hispanics because they share similar skin color and to make their case that immigration reform is tantamount to inviting terror attacks.
The list of charges conservatives have leveled at the President that they claim are irrefutable impeachable offenses that demonstrate their complaints are a cover for racism and anger over losing.
With Republicans inciting more anti-Muslim sentiment, there will be more incidents of racial and religious profiling that Republicans never extended to white Christians guilty of terrorist attacks.
Romney’s message to the Muslim world that religious bigotry is an American value informs that he is not, and never will be, ready to be on the world stage in any capacity.
Michele Bachmann was spanked by her party leadership but got herself appointed to an Islamophobic law center and hauled in a cool million
CBS’ Charlie Rose asked Cantor how his views on tolerance squared with Bachmann’s attack on Huma Abedin. Cantor’s response was illuminating
Southern Poverty Law Center offers a list of 30 New Activists Heading Up the Radical Right, who represent the worst America has to offer
There is a subculture of hate that is growing in response to an African American in the White House and the GOP presidential hopefuls are inflaming it with coded references to taking America back.
Republicans insist we must fear the specter of an world Islamic Caliphate while ignoring the dangers of a Christian theocracy at home
With no signs of abating. Republican legislatures are if anything more eager than ever to press their rights-killing agenda for America and Americans
The Tea Partier in question, John Trautman, was criticizing the build of a mosque. He said “are not only our enemy but pagans. Why would we want them in our backyard?”
Oklahoma’s efforts to turn the state’s Muslim population into Untermensch (or “sub-humans”) in some sort of quasi-National Socialist racial hierarchy, with White Anglo-Saxon Protestants occupying the top rung as Herrenvolk (or “master race”) of the Volksgemeinschaft (or “national community”) have hit a snag. A federal judge did what a federal judge is supposed to do…
When Republicans recently declined to meet with President Obama, it was a rejection of Old Testament proportions. The degree of concern over President Obama’s religion is truly astounding. How can any God-fearing Republican have any time at all for any liberal? It’s like inviting a Canaanite to dinner, or for the Republicans in this case, agreeing to meet with the high priest of Baal in his house.