Muslim

Predictable consequences

Reportedly as many as 20 U.N. workers were killed today in Afghanistan during a protest turned violent, and at least two of the dead were beheaded. Demonstrators were protesting the March 20 burning of a Koran by controversial Gainesville, Fla.,… Read More ›

Back off, TSA

In the wake of public outrage over its security measures at US airports, the Transportation Security Administration has come out with all sorts of defensive statements about how thoroughly its screeners are vetted and trained. As if that were the… Read More ›

More on the mosque

As the media-stoked controversy over the so-called “Mosque at Ground Zero” in New York City rages on, I can’t help thinking about a similar situation: Timothy McVeigh, who bombed the Murrah Building in Oklahoma City, was a Catholic. Yet no… Read More ›

It’s just a mosque

New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission has voted not to grant protection to an old building in downtown Manhattan, thus clearing the way for construction of a new Muslim mosque and community center — the highly controversial “Mosque at Ground… Read More ›