The Language of Identity Politics Is Not Out Language

Muslims: the language of identity politics is not our language, is not our moral universe, even when it benefits us. Our language is oppression...

The Power of Irreverence

One aspect of the story of Ibrahim (as) that some Muslims today fail to appreciate: when appropriate and done with wisdom, irreverence is not...

Don’t Support the Troops

What people don't realize is that slogans like "Support our troops" and blindly praising soldiers for their "service" and "sacrifice" plays right into the...

Keeping You Misinformed is Their Job

Mainstream media aims to be as relevant as possible to as many people as possible for the simple reason that more viewers mean more...

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...

Trump vs. Obama: Who is the Real Anti-Muslim Bigot?

Trump vs. Obama: Who is the real anti-Muslim bigot? Much of the Muslim social media outrage against Donald Trump is misdirected, unfortunately. There is not...

Progressive Muslims Telling Us Who Is or Isn’t “Devout”

What we have learned from "progressive" Muslims and others recently is that you can't be a "devout Muslim" if you drink (‪#‎Chattanooga‬). I have...

“Gay Nikah” and Other Absurdities

A "gay nikah" or "openly gay imam" makes as much sense as "Catholic imam" or "atheist mosque." Could there ever be such a thing...

The Queer-Affirming Mosque

Why don't we see drunkards going around looking for "booze-affirming" mosques? Why aren't there Muslim bankers scouring the earth for "riba-affirming" mosques? Do you...

Oregon Militiamen if They Were Muslim

People saying if the Oregon militiamen were Muslim, they would have been killed by now. Sure, that would be Day 1. On Day 2, "terrorism...

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