Category Archives: Islam

What the Global War on Terrorism(sic) National Monument should embody

 By ann summers I wrote a very early story a couple of years ago on trying to think about a virtual or actual monument to this war and thought that even though we have ceased(sic) combat operations, that a national monument … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SOLITARY

by Nona Blyth Cloud . Stanza If they snatch my ink and pen,  I should not complain,  For I have dipped my fingers In the blood of my heart. I should not complain Even if they seal my tongue,  For … Continue reading

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Spree Killings in Colorado Springs & San Bernardino: 2 types of not dissimilar political extremism

Let’s be clear: These spree killings are all, in their own ways, acts of terrorism. Certain kinds of weapons, like the slightly modified combat rifles used in California, and certain kinds of ammunition, must be outlawed for civilian ownership. It … Continue reading

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Are we having terror yet? Naturalizing the Cultural and Culturalizing the Natural

by ann summers “They have weapons. F*ck them. We have champagne!” (Charlie Hebdo’s response to recent Paris attacks)                            #Daesh bullshit…   Terrorism is natural in the sense that … Continue reading

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By ann summers Expect airstrikes in Syria and some serious covert work to resolve the crisis even though in each case, AfPak, Iran/Iraq/Syria, and even Yemen, regional alliances would best serve the causes of peace. This is not the way … Continue reading

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Propaganda 104 Supplemental: Vizzini and “Terrorism” (Case Study) UPDATED

By Gene Howington “When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’ ’The question is,’ said Alice, ‘whether you can make words … Continue reading

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Batshit Crazy Failed Congressional Candidate Robert Doggart Pleads Guilty in Plot to Massacre Muslims in New York State

By Elaine Magliaro Yesterday, WBGN in Binghamton reported that last month FBI officials had “arrested and charged former congressional candidate Robert R. Doggart in connection with a plot to kill residents and destroy the school and mosque of the Muslim … Continue reading

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Timothy Cardinal Dolan of New York Says Comparing ISIS to Christian Terrorists Is an “Accurate” Analogy

By Elaine Magliaro Do you remember how some conservatives freaked out a month ago because of remarks that President Obama made before the National Prayer Breakfast? Here’s a little refresher for you from Luke Brinker of Salon: …President Obama denounced those … Continue reading

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The Smearing of Dead ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller by a Right-Wing Hatemonger

By Elaine Magliaro Evan McMurry (Mediaite) said yesterday that there seems to be a new trend among right-wing bloggers–“smearing dead people in the news.” McMurry: A new craze is sweeping the nation: attacking the character of murdered people for their perceived … Continue reading

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey Establishes Research and Essay Competition as a Tribute to the Late Great King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (With a Mark Fiore Video)

By Elaine Magliaro On January 23rd, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz passed away at the age of ninety. To honor the  memory of this kind and benevolent (?) world figure, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Martin E. Dempsey, has … Continue reading

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