The survey, from the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, shows that though Muslims living in America are facing more violence than ever, they are actually among America’s most model citizens.
What exactly does that mean?
Well, in a land founded on religious freedom, Muslims are among the most religious and patriotic citizens: 42% of Muslims attend services regularly compared to 45% of Protestants….more: mic .
Native Americans have controversially called for a complete ban on Christians of any denomination entering the US until representatives can ‘figure out what the hell is going on.’
“Seriously, you guys have screwed this place up,” said Chief Simon with Williams
“Two world wars, I don’t know how many ‘minor conflicts,’ mass-shootings, Adam Sandler, toy dogs, the Star Wars prequels. Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift, MacDonalds; I mean, all this is bad enough but now you unleash Donald Trump on us?”…MORE: newsthump.
“No one really saw us off,” said Kashiwagi, referring to when he was shipped out to an internment camp — which he referred to as “a prison” — more than seven decades ago. “They were glad to see us go.”..
At the age of 93, Hiroshi Kashiwagi fears the country hasn’t changed much since he was interned at Tule Lake during World War II, and he empathizes with… more: SFGATE.COM
“We immerse our kids in the language by teaching mathematics, science and social studies lessons in Arabic. Classes are fun, with lots of activities, and the students get out there and speak with their friends in Arabic.” more: .aljazeera.
Just days after two Muslims were accused of gunning down 14 people in California, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows 51 percent of Americans view Muslims living in the United States the same as any other community, while 14.6 percent are generally fearful….
“If terrorism is designed to create a larger gap between Muslims and Westerners, unfortunately they’re succeeding,”… The poll has a credibility interval of 3.4 percentage points for all Americans and about 5.5 percentage points when looking at just Republican or Democratic responses…more: news.yahoo.com
When 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brought a homemade clock to school, he probably expected accolades, not arrest. But that’s what happened to the ninth grader, who was pulled out of class, questioned by police then brought (in handcuffs) to the station for fingerprinting and questioning. He wasn’t even allowed to call his parents….MORE:WASHINGTONPOST.COM
Americans Are The Most Spied On People In World History More Spying On Citizens than in Stasi East Germany TechDirt notes: In a radio interview, Wall Street Journal reporter Julia Angwin (who’s been one of the best at covering…
Obama Honors 9/11 Victims, First Responders, Troops By Terri Moon Cronk American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2012 – In his weekly address today, President Barack Obama paid tribute to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attacks and…