Being a Young Muslim Man in the Early 21st Century


A PhD student discusses what it’s like being a young Muslim man in today’s world. — “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better” Abraham Lincoln Like everyone else I was horrified by the recent shootings in Orlando which killed 49 people… perhaps more so because I am a Muslim. Islam teaches […]

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4 Ways Trump Has Already Helped America


I’ve written some pretty negative things about Trump in the past. This time, I have decided to focus on the positives of his campaign!

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Don’t Panic, it’s Still 22 Miles to France!

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Now that Britain is faced with a slow but definite 24-month exodus from the EU, what will BREXIT mean?

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Sometimes You Have to Take a Stand, Sometimes You Have to Sit

In this frame grab taken from AP video Georgia Rep. John Lewis, center, leads a sit-in of more than 200 Democrats in demanding a vote on measures to expand background checks and block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists in the aftermath of last week's massacre in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people in a gay nightclub.  Rebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures before lawmakers' weeklong break.  (AP Photo)

The house is a rockin’ with chants of #NoBillNoBreak and #NoFlyNoBuy as Dems take their seats – on the floor.

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What the Orlando Shooting Means for the Future of Our Country

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The tragedy in Orlando has turned into a political stepping stone with many of our leaders are portraying themselves as nothing but shills to a party line.

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4 Children’s Book Characters Who Would Make Better Presidents Than Our Current Nominees

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I don’t have the money or power to offer America better options for president, but I do maintain the ability to teach my son what effective leadership looks like.

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Three Men and a Vote: EU Referendum is Turning into a Tory Boys’ Own Story

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This campaign is not only about UK involvement in the EU but also about the future of the present British government.

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A Call to Courage

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#FeeltheBern & #NeverTrump have a shared interest: they both demand the American people be given something better than a choice between two unfit candidates for the most important job… in the world.

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Donald Trump: ‘Make America White and Protestant Again’

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The dangers of demagogues and how Trump represents nationalism in its worst form.

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Donald Trump for Commander of Pluto

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Whatever planet Trump is on, we can safely say it’s probably not Earth.

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The Truth About Trump, Clinton And Today’s Youth

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It’s easy for young people, indeed for all of us, to be discouraged. But there really has been progress.

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Dear Donald

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John Faithful Hamer pens a letter about true democracy to the GOP nominee.
A letter about true democracy to the GOP nominee.

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A Dad’s Awe and Wonderment as a History is Made and a Glass Ceiling Shatters


Anthony Romeo is a new dad who is proud that his baby boy will be growing up in a world where the idea of a woman running for President will no longer be a historic event.

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Bill O’Reilly Would Like to Welcome You to the Banana Republic of ‘America First’

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“Stark justice” demands a judge recuse himself, all because Donald Trump said his cultural heritage is a conflict? How about some “stark journalism,” for a change?

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I Marched For Hillary In Niagara Falls (Sort Of)


In response to one too many tweets questioning the enthusiasm of Hillary Clinton supporters, Friday morning I tweeted I was going to march for Hillary in Niagara Falls, Canada.

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Dear Bernie. Love, Those Who Need You

Bernie Sanders, left, speaks with Hillary Clinton during a break at a Democratic presidential primary debate Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Bernie can take his seat at that table. It is a good seat. But he has to do it now. Let’s #HarnessTheBern

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