The 2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont

The U.S. Open Golf Championship is being held this week at the famed Oakmont Country Club near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is most known for its fast greens and distinctive series of sand bunkers called the Church Pews located between the two parallel fairways of the third and fourth holes. (I don't recall ever visiting that heretical church)!Oakmont C.C. has now hosted fifteen major championships: twelve U.S. Opens, more than any other golf course, and three PGA Championships. I played … [Read more...]

Is Islam a Peaceful Relgion?

U.S. President Barak Obama refuses to use the term "radical Muslims" in identifying those people who call themselves "Muslim" and are members of terrorist groups such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (=ISIL/ ISIS). Now he is getting pummeled for this refusal by Republican politicians, especially the Republican presumptive nominee, Donald Trump, for the U.S. presidential election this fall.This week, President Obama again defended his refusal to use the term "radical Muslims" by saying these … [Read more...]


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