Editorials

Where is the Outrage?

Why is it that women have to bear the brunt of the wrath of a few holier-than-thou people?

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December 11, 2008

Mumbai Carnage

The people responsible for this horrific act must be brought to justice, no matter who they are.

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December 4, 2008

Terrorism Equals Fascism

We reject the Mumbai atrocities as acts of terror and fascism, whether they were done in the name of Islam or of any other religion or ideology.

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December 4, 2008

Yes We Can!

Is this a new chapter in American history, a new dawn in America, a historical event which passed, one to be remembered by generations to come as a magical time captured in the minds, eyes and hearts of those who lived it?

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November 20, 2008

Finally, They too Spoke

Some 6,000 Muslim religious teachers and leaders in India issued a fatwa against against terrorism at the Anti-Terrorism Global Peace Conference in Hyderabad.

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November 13, 2008

The Day of Deliverance

It was a victory of people over the establishment, new over old, of hope, peace and harmony over hatred and bigotry…

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November 6, 2008

Not Over Til It’s Over

Regardless of the lead the Obama-Biden ticket has built up, the election is not over until it is finally over. Everything possible is being used to distract the voters from real issues, especially by the Republican campaign.

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October 30, 2008

TMO Endorses Sen. Obama

America needs a leader with a cool temperament, a steady hand– a person who can build consensus among warring nations and within this nation–Barack Obama.

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October 23, 2008

Dirty Politics or Dirty Politicians

Spurious attacks in the political endgame.

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October 9, 2008

Ramadan Extravaganza

Feed homeless people, don’t just fast.

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September 25, 2008

Why Are We Silent?

In the just-concluded Republican National Convention, the party nominee used the term Radical Islam three times without elaborating what that is. So far, most Muslims are silent.

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September 11, 2008

Evil in the Eyes of the Beholder

He said “Islamic extremism” is an evil. If he had said extremism is an evil, one might have agreed with him. But associating only Islam with extremism is a politically prejudicial statement.

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August 28, 2008

Liars and Criminals

In the immediate aftermath of the 2001 anthrax attacks, White House officials repeatedly pressed FBI Director Robert Mueller to prove it was a second-wave assault by Al Qaeda, but the premier investigating agency refused to toe the White House line.

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August 7, 2008

Living with the Crimes of Individual Muslims

Several examples of Muslims doing bad things in the name of Islam.

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July 17, 2008

Civic Responsibility and Young Muslims

These young people who took the initiative in introducing a new kind of political activism must be lauded and appreciated…

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June 19, 2008

No, We Are Not a Christian Nation

Much of this nation’s big wonders were performed by people who were not of Christian faith. In the field of science and technology, the contributions of Muslim, Jewish and Hindu Americans cannot be ignored. In the area of building, the contribution of Muslims has to be acknowledged. In the development of railroad networking, Chinese Buddhists played a significant role.

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June 12, 2008

Election 2008 and Muslims

[O}ur voice in electoral politics as a community and as an effective component of the American pluralism is missing. The blame is not on political parties or their representatives. We ourselves are responsible for this situation.

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June 5, 2008

“Are Muslims Loyal to US?”

Here is a letter, my written response to the question “Are Muslims loyal to the US,” from an elected official, a friend of mine who shall remain nameless, who was asked about these important subjects by her constituents.

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May 29, 2008

Want Bush Apology for Qur`an Desecration

by Dr. Aslam Abdullah, Editor-in-chief of The Muslim Observer
One general apologized to the people of Iraq for the action of a sniper who used a copy of Qur`an as a shooting target. The apology was…

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May 22, 2008

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