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The Kind of Muslims You’ll See Featured on the News

American mainstream media will feature the Ayan Hirsi Ali's, the Zuhdi Jasser's, the Asra Nomani's, and the Irshad Manji's. And to balance them out,...

Attention Whore in Chief

George W. Bush was (rightly) criticized relentlessly for the amount of vacation time he took as president. I wonder how much time Obama has...

Only the Feelings of Liberals, Feminists, and SJWs Matter

Sometimes I get feedback that I am too blunt in my critiques of modernity, feminism, liberalism, etc. I get asked to be more sensitive...

The Dark Side of Our Attention Whore in Chief

I can't smile and feel all warm and fuzzy when I see President Obama in one of his photo ops, playing with little children,...

The NYTimes’ Creepy Obsession with Muslim Sex Lives

The NY Times has been publishing a lot of trash lately about Muslims and sex. What is their fascination with Muslim sex lives? The problem...

Innocent Until Proven Guilty… Unless the Government Accuses You of Terrorism

The Rights of a Muslim Accused of Terrorism Muslims who are accused of terrorism by governmental agencies are still Muslims. Even Muslims convicted of terrorism...

Dress Codes are Sexist, Apparently

The Hypocrisy of Feminist Outrage: Part 3 School dress codes are sexist, says the Atlantic. Why? Because preventing girls from wearing attire that is distracting...

The Right Kind of Free Speech in Islam

I have often critiqued the notion of free speech in my writing and defended the notion that some speech should be restricted and that,...

Is Liberalism to Blame for “Rape Culture”?

Sexual assault and harassment are big problems, whether on college campuses or elsewhere. I just want to ask this question: To what degree do larger...

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...

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According to Pew poll numbers, 51% of American Muslims favor legalization of gay marriage. Furthermore, 59% of American Muslims allegedly oppose the right of...

Outgrowing Feminist Takes on the Hijab

When I was a freshman in college, I was interviewed by a fellow Egyptian Muslim girl at Harvard (let’s call her Sara) about my...

Muslim Activists Change Their Mind – Women’s March Is Evil Now

Soo... About 36 hours ago, Women's March Inc. went from being a courageous, bold, empowering voice for women to magically transforming into a weak, corrupt,...

Are Supporting and Siding with Tyrants Halal in Islam, Sh Hamza Yusuf?

I get it. I used to defend Sh Hamza Yusuf for certain things as well. You can search my Facebook posts. As late as...

Fighting for the Soul of “American Islam” — Activists vs. Imams vs. Academics

Over the past few days, we have seen one of those rare occasions when American Muslim figures and institutions publicly attack each other. Unfortunate...

Will Ilhan Impose Sanctions on Palestine for Being Anti-LGBT Rights?

When American Muslims, like Jonathan Brown, loudly encourage the Muslim community to support LGBT rights in the US context, the question arises: Should Muslims...

[VIDEO] Eddie of the Deen Show and Daniel Discuss Why Islam Is the Truth

https://youtu.be/W29cE6CUwn0 02.00 -- Why is Islam guidance and why did trying to seek truth in science and philosophy at Harvard lead to failure 09:40 -- Owen...