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Mental Image

I just read a breaking news headline that said “Government suing Bank of America alleging fraud against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac” and this is the image that immediately came to mind.

Arabic Nasheed

If I ever become a boxer I’m going to have them play this song by Raghuda Al Wazzan (رغودة الوزان) with Toyor al Jannah (طويور الجنة) when I walk into the ring. In studying Arabic from home, I’ve started from the ground up which means I started with books and videos on the Arabic alphabet, […]

Malala Yousufzai and Emmit Till

In reading the comments sections of the various news articles regarding the Taliban’s attempted assassination of Malala Yousufzai, a constant theme from commentors has been the accusation that the Islamic world culturally is a thousand years or more behind the West. How quickly we as Americans forget our history, in the case of Pakistan in […]

The Attempted Murder of Malala

Oh Pakistani Taliban, did it ever occur to you when you raised a weapon to fire live rounds at a teen aged girl, that perhaps you are just really shitty at interpreting the Qur’an? Malala Yousufzai did not renounce Islam. She did not burn a Qur’an. She didn’t even draw a picture of the Prophet […]

Iran Hookwinked by the Onion

LMFAO!!

The Most Dangerous Game

Israel is representing that they are prepared to launch a military strike against Iran before the end of the year aimed at disabling Iran’s nuclear program. It is important to note that that if they wanted to they certainly could have kept such plans secret because (insert snide remark here about Jews controlling the media). […]

Most Amazing

I will check IPs. Vote on which is better version of this song: This version or: this one Vote!

The News

When CNN first came upon the scene in the 1980s, the concept of a 24 hour news station seemed incredible. Before then, the news was something you watched at six or eleven on a major news station, something to kill the time before and after Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, Different Strokes, and the Dukes […]

Protect Us from Ourselves

I’ve championed the ideas of individual rights and the ideas of the founding fathers for years. Many people in the media, however, are declaring that this latest shooting in Colorado is a wake-up call and something must be done to protect the populace now, Constitution be damned. I’m tired of repeating the same arguments all […]

Collective Credit and Blame

Piggybacking on this post by The Everlasting Phelps, I would like to add this. The concept that no one can claim credit because they were somehow in some form helped at some point is utterly offensive to anyone who has ever taken a risk and put in hard work to get where they are. This […]