Tag Archives: Islam

Trump’s bigotry, fearmongering will make America weak again

By Robert Mann Maya Angelou once said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” For years, Donald Trump showed us that he is a bigot. So why is anyone surprised when his policies match his … Continue reading

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This is not how a so-called Christian nation behaves

By Robert Mann In a thinly veiled autobiography published after his death in 1902, the British author Samuel Butler wrote about the Christian evangelical church of his youth. In one scene, he describes his congregation as “tolerators, if not lovers, of all … Continue reading

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Insulting Muslims, Bobby Jindal misses chance to show maturity, decency

Finally, we have presidential candidates willing to level with us and give us the honest, hard truth about the serious threat to our country . . . posed by a Muslim president. No, I’m not talking about Barack Obama, who … Continue reading

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Jindal paves his road to White House with fear, bigotry

By Robert Mann He’s tried every stunt short of walking a tightrope across Niagara Falls, so let’s give Gov. Bobby Jindal a smattering of applause. In his quixotic quest for the White House, he did not go straight to bigotry … Continue reading

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As Muslim leaders condemn violence, Jindal trafficks in Islamophobia

By Robert Mann Gov. Bobby Jindal’s uninformed, now-debunked statements in London about Muslim no-go zones has drawn widespread news media attention. Turns out, when pressed for examples of such zones, Jindal could not offer specifics other than one article in … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Turkey to Get New Eyes

I’ve been thinking a great deal about Istanbul and Turkey lately. It’s because my daughter and I will be leaving in less than three weeks for an exciting adventure in Turkey — Istanbul, Bursa, Izmir and Ephesus. I’m very excited that I’ll … Continue reading

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