Anaheim Mayor angers Arab-Americans by endorsing Islamophobe Giuliani

ANAHEIM, CA -- Curt Pringle, the conservative mayor of Anaheim and former speaker of the California State Assembly, has angered many Arab-Americans when he decided to endorse Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani. Since then he has been actively engaged in Giuliani's campaign.Anaheim is home for thousands of Arab-Americans who reside and work in a city … Continue reading Anaheim Mayor angers Arab-Americans by endorsing Islamophobe Giuliani

Finding the "Lobby"

I was at Borders earlier today, or yesterday since it's past midnight, looking for Mearsheimer and Walt's new book, The Israel Lobby. The book exposes the efforts of this loose coalition of pro-Israel groups, individuals, and institutions known as "The Israel Lobby" in shaping our nation's foreign policy and our "special" relationship with Israel.I kept … Continue reading Finding the "Lobby"

Egyptians have more fun than Americans

Interesting story appeared today in the LA Times about an African-American Muslim's trip to Cairo, Egypt.Click to view articleHere's my favorite part:He was surprised by Cairo's nightlife, which stretched until the dawn call-to-prayers. He chuckled at scenes of women in colorful Islamic head scarves cuddling up with their boyfriends or young hipsters in aviator glasses … Continue reading Egyptians have more fun than Americans