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

The Merchants of Venom

Anti-Muslim film

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September 18, 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

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

McCain’s Anti-Muslim Pastor

Parsley believes that America was given to white Christians primarily to destroy Islam. John McCain actively sought and received Parsley’s endorsement in the presidential race. McCain has called Parsley “a spiritual guide,”

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May 15, 2008

Marriage and Divorce among Muslim Americans

Finding a suitable match is, obviously, a major problem, especially when a great majority of marriageable age don’t frequent masajid and don’t have avenues to interact with each other except in schools and colleges where their level of interaction depends on the nature and scope of Muslim Student Association policies.

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May 8, 2008

Wright / Obama

“Obviously the Democratic primaries are reflective of the national scene…”

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May 4, 2008

Pope: To Meet or Not to Meet

Interestingly, all major religious groups not only have a big budget but also a well defined agenda for these interfaith forums. Muslims, on the other hand, lack both an agenda and a budget.

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April 24, 2008

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