The Scary Potential of the National Defense Authorization Act

NDAA

Latest reports say the White House is no longer threatening to veto this bill, saying it is satisfied with the latest version of the National Defense Authorization Act. Update below. The text message exchange went like this:“I need something from home. Any luck?”-          “Yes, I have it. Now what?”“It’s at the place with the 'Cash Advance' sign.”-          “Ok”The two cars drove to the meeting place: The money exchange (with the “Cash Advance” sign) located in a strip ma … [Read more...]

Three Questions for American Muslims: Asma T. Uddin

Asma T Uddin

The Muslim Portal at Patheos  is hosting the “Three Questions” project for the month of September in conjunction with the tenth anniversary of the terrorist acts of 9/11.  We are asking American Muslims from across the nation three simple but important questions. Click here to learn more about the project.Asma T. Uddin, founder and editor-in-chief of Atlmuslimah, legal fellow with the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) and an international law attorney with The Becket Fund f … [Read more...]

A Muslim American Declaration

(Blogger's note: This is a signed declaration from American Muslims/Muslim Americans, including myself, for public consumption.)We are Muslim Americans. We are American Muslims. We live as your neighbors, friends, doctors, lawyers, police officers, soldiers, cab drivers, newspaper vendors, teammates, co-workers, and family -- seamlessly and without conflict. We are fully immersed in the American mosaic, and we are proud.Our Muslims forefathers have been here since the founding of this … [Read more...]


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