Posts tagged "election"

The Day Hate Lost

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved  This first appeared on Patheos.  The American people have spoken loudly and clearly about what the agenda and direction of our country should be for the next four years. Indeed, the results of the 2012 elections have given pundits and analysts many things to... Read more »

American, Muslim, Voter

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved. This was published on Middle East Online I must admit, I am getting weary of the election season. I am tired of the constant barrage of television ads, intrusive and unwanted telephone calls, and the endless stream of political mailers and flyers. Although I... Read more »

Why Do Republicans Dislike Muslims?

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved On the night that the Republican Party nominated a Mormon, I asked the above question on Patheos: For many years of my adult life, I was a Republican and voted with the GOP in almost every election. For several of those years, in fact, I... Read more »
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Of Santorum, Islam, and the "God of Abraham"

Recently, presidential candidate Rick Santorum was at an event during which he said this: “Where do you think this concept of equality comes from? It doesn’t come from Islam. It doesn’t come from the East and Eastern religions…It comes from the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, that’s where it comes from.” I had to... Read more »

Happy to Be Here

Just joined the ChicagoNow community, and I am happy to be here. I look forward to sharing the American Muslim experience, with a Chicago flavor. And I know there will be a lot to talk about, especially given this is an election year, where I know we American Muslims will feature front and center in... Read more »