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How will America handle the fall of its Middle East empire? – Peter Oborne (The Telegraph)

March 4, 2011 by


How will America handle the fall of its Middle East empire? By Peter Oborne An Iraqi watches televised coverage of the inauguration of President Obama in 2009 (Photo: AP)  Empires can collapse in the course of a generation. At the end of the 16th century, the Spanish looked dominant. Twenty-five years later, they were on […]

President Obama: “On behalf of the American people, we extend our best wishes during this Hajj season – Eid Mubarak”

November 16, 2010 by


Statement by the President on Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha “Michelle and I extend our greetings for a happy Eid-ul-Adha to Muslims worldwide and wish safe travels to those performing Hajj.  This year, nearly three million pilgrims from more than 160 countries – including the United States – have gathered in Mecca and neighboring sites to […]

Rally to Restore Sanity as a Permanent Opium War – Chris Hedges (Truth Dig)

November 1, 2010 by


The Phantom Left By Chris Hedges The American left is a phantom. It is conjured up by the right wing to tag Barack Obama as a socialist and used by the liberal class to justify its complacency and lethargy. It diverts attention from corporate power. It perpetuates the myth of a democratic system that is influenced […]

President Obama Capitulates to Islamophobia: Trip to Sikh Temple Cancelled over Muslim rumor concerns

October 21, 2010 by


It seems that the American Muslim’s favorite President has let them down again by capitulating to Islamophobes in order to preserve his image during a hotly contested election. So much for “Hope” and “Change” … its just politics as usual. Our community needs to start organizing a serious response to these right-wing fanatics. Their tactics […]