Tag: Muslim

A dozen 'root causes' for Islamic extremism that Obama basically ignored

The Barack Obama White House, including the president himself and Secretary of State John Kerry, today continued to examine the “legitimate grievances” that have caused the rise of “violent extremism.” Addressing an international White House Conference on terrorism, the two emphasized that the world is “not at war with Islam,” as if the cruelty and... Read more »

A mosque at Ground Zero will hurt Islam more than us

TUGS.setInitCount('{"rate_summary":{"total_score":360,"average":72,"total_count":5}}'); TUGS.tugsURL = "http://discussions.chicagotribune.com/"; TUGS.init_starRating(); In any legal or constitutional showdown over whether a mosque can be built near Ground Zero, the mosque would win, hands down. The First Amendment of the Constitution requires it. The amendment, perhaps the most cherished of the Bill of Rights, guarantees that government may not interfere with the practice... Read more »

A mosque at Ground Zero will hurt Islam more than us

TUGS.setInitCount('{"rate_summary":{"total_score":360,"average":72,"total_count":5}}'); TUGS.tugsURL = "http://discussions.chicagotribune.com/"; TUGS.init_starRating(); In any legal or constitutional showdown over whether a mosque can be built near Ground Zero, the mosque would win, hands down. The First Amendment of the Constitution requires it. The amendment, perhaps the most cherished of the Bill of Rights, guarantees that government may not interfere with the practice... Read more »
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Obama's tarnished, dangerous peace prize

Former Polish President Lech Walesa expressed it best when reacting to the shocking announcement of President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize: “So soon? Too early. He has no contribution so far. He is still at an early stage. He is only beginning to act,” said Walesa, a 1983 Nobel Peace laureate. “This is probably an... Read more »
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