Wrapping Our Language in a Liberal Veneer Gets Us Nowhere

Egypt, Turkey, and the Will of the People We judge rulers and governmental institutions by their actions and whether those actions conform with justice as...

Democracy and the Will of the People (French)

A French translation of my recent post on democracy. Check it out. Here is the original link: https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1784535581765156   https://www.facebook.com/haqiqatjou/posts/1809211412630906

Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Affects Everyone

Right wing Americans support the #MuslimBan because they are under the mistaken impression that it doesn't affect them. But it does and it will majorly...

Trump Conclusively Refutes Democracy

I enjoy all the alarmist commentary from establishment media that "Trump winning would spell the end of liberal democracy!" and, "Trump as president would...

The Logical End of Democracy

Democracy in action. They should just continue to put the same referendum on whether the UK should stay in the EU up for a...

Spreading Religion vs. Spreading Human Rights

Believe it or not, there is not much difference between - 1. Politically liberal Western powers who want to use military and diplomatic strength to...

Emphasizing Some Points on the Ilhan Anti-Semitism Controversy

It is worth emphasizing some points on the Ilhan "anti-Semitism" controversy. If you want to get up to speed, you can read this, this,...

What Morsi Means to the Future of Muslim Leadership

May Allah have mercy on Mohamed Morsi. It is quite depressing when not even a man like Morsi is allowed to have political power in...

Time to Call a Moratorium on Muslim Political Involvement

I have said it before and I will say it again: We need a moratorium on Muslims in Western politics. Consider this latest infograph from...

Hamza Yusuf vs. Omar Suleiman: The Perils of American Muslim Politics

A Clear Warning to the Believers "O YOU WHO BELIEVE! "You shall not ever take My enemy, and your enemy, as allies. "You offer genuine love to...

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The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge!” in Islam

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