Category Archives: Islam

ON THIS DAY: July 2, 2016

July 2nd is: I Forgot Day Chicken Wing Day World UFO Day Cherry Pit Spitting Day National Holidays Around the World Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny, a Muslim holy day, is a national holiday in many countries) Bangladesh – 1st … Continue reading

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Screw Political Correctness – DAESH is Salafi-jihadism

By ann summers “PC” as a RWNJ / GOP media canard: reactionary language licenses for LIVs in a pluralist democracy President Obama on Tuesday offered one of his longest public explanations yet for why he doesn’t use the phrase “radical Islam” … Continue reading

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Memes of a feather: ‘radical Islamic terrorism’ and ‘radical Christian terrorism’

Immanuel Kant — ‘Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.’   By ann summers Home-grown extremism still intersects and is intersectional, so expressing “radical islamic terrorism” like “radical Christian terrorism” are as PBO indicated today about political talking points, there’s no … Continue reading

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A historic moment revealing a Pyhrric defeat for Trump

By ann summers Even as Trump tried to make canceling a Sanders-Trump debate this week in Caifornia into a positive meme (“I don’t debate second-place candidates”), he lost because his ditching a debate in the Iowa GOP primary using the … Continue reading

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TrusTED as Antichrist…or does it Anti-Matter

By ann summers detail…SIGNORELLI, Luca; Sermon and Deeds of the Antichrist, Fresco Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto 1499-1502 And in the midst of all the chaos we see the Antichrist, pausing in the middle of a sermon to hear what … Continue reading

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Michael Ware’s Only the Dead knows that the end of War documentaries are not snuff films

        By ann summers No one wants to see the explicit images of death and the dying, the actual rather than the Michael Bay cinematic explosions, and yet like the spectacular trainwreck of the 2016 elections season, … Continue reading

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Global “suicide by police” cannot be the basis for a foreign policy

By ann summers     In the abstract, there’s too much meta in global politics. Yet as today’s interview of Robin Wright on NPR indicates having that more theoretical view is very important to gaining perspective on the various machinations of domestic … Continue reading

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