Posts tagged "terrorism"

Muslims Are No More Terrorists than Chicagoans Are Violent

In the Name of God: the Infinitely Merciful and Compassionate Beloved Lord Chicago has gotten very bad press this past week: At least nine people were killed and at least 36 wounded in Chicago over the Easter weekend, prompting a newly formed federal unit to step in to help tackle the city’s pervasive culture of... Read more »

Amazing Truth: Russell Brand Defends Muslims

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved Lord It still baffles the mind and senses when I try to put my head around the barbaric attack on British solider Lee Rigby by two British men claiming to be “avenging Muslims.” Apart from this their pathetic argument, it was not long before people... Read more »

Tamerlan Tsarnaev: Ultimate Rejection

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Precious Beloved Yes, we still are gathering information as to the motives behind the Boston Marathon attacks. Yes, the investigation is ongoing. But, there is one symbol and sign that one of the alleged bombers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has been utterly rejected. As reported today, no one... Read more »
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After Boston: Why Increased Profiling of Muslims Is Not The Answer

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved Lord This article first appeared on altmuslim. Almost as soon as the horrific Boston Marathon bombing suspects were revealed to be Muslim, the cheerleaders for increased profiling of Muslims in America came out in full force. The “king” of them, pun fully intended, was none... Read more »

Patheos: Why Religion and Terrorism Are Opposites

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Lord our God This first appeared on Patheos. With the relief that the alleged perpetrators behind the horrific Boston Marathon bombings have been neutralized comes an intense search for one simple question: Why? Why would Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, refugees from a war-torn land, suddenly become... Read more »

Unspeakable Barbarism

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved Lord This attack is personal. I was blessed to finish the 2010 Chicago Marathon in honor of my daughter, who had passed away the year before. It was one of the happiest moments of my entire life. Thus, whenever I see, or hear about, or... Read more »
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We Have Done Nothing Wrong, Either

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved “Biggest question we have is this a hate crime, I mean what did we do wrong?” That was a question asked by a member of the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin in the immediate aftermath of the domestic suicide terrorist attack in Wisconsin on August 5. The answer... Read more »

An Attack on All of Us

In the Name of the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful Beloved The horrific shooting (and, yes, domestic terrorist) attack on the Sikh temple or gurudwara, was a stain on our national fabric. That someone would target peaceful Americans gathering together to do nothing more than worship and glorify the Lord is beyond description in its barbarity.... Read more »

A Teachable Moment

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful The horrific murders of innocent Afghan villagers by a US soldier this past weekend has prompted the rightful condemnation of officials and leaders, including our own President who said the killings were “outrageous and unacceptble.” He also said: “The United States takes this as seriously as... Read more »
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Looking for Terrorists in All the Wrong Places

In the Name of God, the Compassionate and Infinitely Merciful  Let us leave aside, for the moment, the fact that spying on a community that is innocent of any criminal activity is wrong. Let us leave aside, for the moment, that assuming an entire community is guilty for the crimes of a tiny element in its... Read more »