Since 9/11, American law enforcement has taken a disproportionate interest in American Muslims across the country, seeing a whole community as a national security threat, particularly in California and New York City. But here’s the thing: the facts that have been piling up ever since that date don’t support such suspicion. Not at all.
|By: Tom Engelhardt Tuesday July 9, 2013 7:00 pm|
|By: Daryl Johnson Sunday November 4, 2012 1:59 pm|
In the wake of the horrific Sikh temple shooting in Oak Creek, Wisconsin by Wade Michael Page—an ex-military neo-Nazi—comes a startling new investigation that reveals the depths of the extremist and criminal elements that have infiltrated the US military over the past two decades. Compiling years of research, interviews, and reporting from around the globe, journalist Matt Kennard presents a hard look at how the deliberate loosening of enlistment standards, especially after 9/11, allowed neo-Nazis, gang members, and the mentally ill to flood the ranks of the military.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Thursday August 4, 2011 3:00 pm|
Unequivocally made clear is the fact that the White House rejects a framework that specifically sets out a strategy, which focuses efforts and resources on Islamic extremism. It promotes the idea that all groups and individuals are susceptible to violent extremism and not all violent extremists are or have been Muslims. It concludes, “Any solution that focuses on a single, current form of violent extremism, without regard to other threats, will fail to secure” America and America’s communities. It finds government officials and the American public should not “stigmatize or blame communities because of the actions of a handful of individuals.”
|By: Attaturk Friday October 22, 2010 1:30 am|
Just a bunch of concerned citizens — like always — as long as they come from the Right, no matter what they say.
|By: watertiger Saturday August 21, 2010 1:58 pm|
Welcome Dave Neiwert and John Amato, Hosted by Watertiger. [As a courtesy to our guests, please keep comments to the book. Please take other conversations to a previous thread. - bev] Over the Cliff: How the Obama Election Drove The American Right Insane To say that the election of the first African-American President of the [...]
|By: Josh Mull Sunday June 6, 2010 8:45 am|
Examining the extremism in both American and Pakistani political discourse.