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Those Pesky Facts: The #MuslimBan Edition (UPDATED)

While President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration isn’t technically a “Muslim Ban”, it does bar entry into the U.S. for citizens of Muslim-majority nations. Specifically: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The ban is 90 days, except for “indefinitely” in the case of Syria. Trump’s stated purpose in this order[…]

Atrocities Committed In The Name Of…

We’ve seen a lot of discussion lately over which religion (or non-religion) is responsible for the worst atrocities. The conversation got a bump lately from President Obama’s recent remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast. Internet searches for these remarks reveal either condemnation or praise of his remarks. The one I linked to above was in[…]

Sovereign Citizens Pose A Threat

Through a cousin, I recently became aware of this USA Today op-ed (“Christian extremists pose threat”), apparently written by a non-employee of the newspaper, Mary Zeiss Stange. Stange’s theme is in her headline, but more fleshed out, it’s this: “…the sovereign citizen movement — Bundy’s law-defying, government-denying crowd — [is] the most potent U.S. terrorist[…]

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