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

March 4, 2011 by

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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

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Statement by the President on Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/11/15/statement-president-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

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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

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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 […]