Multi-denominational panel convenes to discuss the Muslim prayer controversy at Valley Park Middle School

As indicated in yesterday’s post , I have expended a great deal of electronic ink covering the continuing controversy surrounding the Muslim movement as some have called it, regarding flashpoint crisises ranging from the building of the Ground Zero Mosque to fearful warnings of a global assimilation. Yet despite these newer developments the long standing … Continue reading

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First prayer, then standing up to a bully and now . . . a kindergartner suspended for crying?! What is wrong with our schools!

While I can still recall my Kindergarten teacher locking a fellow student  in a dark closet for talking too much in class, one would have been reasonable to assume that we now live in an age of greater enlightenment where draconian practices such as this have given way to greater understanding and patience. As it … Continue reading

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Has America Lost A Sense of Its Own Greatness or, Why Do Americans Hate Each Other?

(UPDATE Commentary July 27th, 2012: When I originally wrote this article I asked the question “why do Americans hate each other?”  The fact that someone expressed an opinion – in this case the Chick-fil-A CEO, in which some were in disagreement has led to such a vitriolic response does little to dispel the divisive and … Continue reading

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Why is Bloomberg the fall guy for Ground Zero Mosque protestors . . . isn’t GE facilitating its construction?

Your issue isn’t with Bloomberg Andy . . . follow the money. Like all politicians he is influenced by powerful money interests. For example, GE (an American icon corporation) indicates that they “want to become a regular sukuk issuer over time,” having already issued a $500 million bond. In fact, besides “tapping” Islamic investors as … Continue reading

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Fired by the Christian Action Network, Is 911 Hard Hat Pledge Founder Andy Sullivan’s 15 Minutes Up?

“Hey Joan just to let you know they bumped me from the speakers circle at Cali(fornia). 3 thousand miles for nothing . . . I didn’t realize it was to knock me out of the picture and then because I left Cali(fornia). To go back to NY to deal with Rauf Christian Action Network fired … Continue reading

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49th Parallel Co-Host’s Question Asking Where Have All the Muslims Gone Poignant on Many Levels

In his post in the 49th Parallel Forum’s Blog (Where Have All the Muslims Gone?), my co-host from the south Jim Bouchard, poses a very interesting question on many levels. While I will leave it to you to read Jim’s text in its entirety, the absence of a response from the Muslim community is on its … Continue reading

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If you believe that money is power, then history tells us that the Islamic threat is real . . . but are we to blame?

Robert Tuttle, the former U.S. Ambassador to London who is now a millionaire businessman, warned in a cable to his bosses at the U.S. Treasury that Britain was getting the jump on the United States at a crucial time. “Should London successfully position itself as a leading Islamic finance center, it could gain an edge … Continue reading

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Amidst 911 Hard Hat Pledge Founder’s erroneous rhetoric may be some important facts that ARE worth knowing and noting

During Wednesday evening’s 49th Parallel Forum broadcast, 911 Hard Hat Pledge Founder Andy Sullivan made several references to New York City Mayor’s Michael Bloomberg’s links to a Shari’ah finance platform.  While he did not go into specific details beyond the assertion and related intimation that Bloomberg is selling America down the river for his own … Continue reading

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Constitution suicide pact debate with 911 Hard Hat Pledge Founder Andy Sullivan is at the heart of the Ground Zero Mosque controversy

During what was undoubtedly one of the most energized and controversial debates to hit the virtual airwaves Andy Sullivan, who’s 911 Hard Hat Pledge organization is committed to derailing the building of what is known as the Ground Zero Mosque, made the statement that “the Constitution is not a suicide note.”  (Note: Remember to tune … Continue reading

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Are Muslim extremists funding the Ground Zero Mosque?

In yesterday’s post titled “Pamela Geller’s rhetoric appears to reflect a deep rooted prejudicial anger versus a real desire to heal,” I had expressed the opinion that CNN’s John Roberts had let Pamela Geller off the hook by not addressing the elephant in the room regarding her comment/question “where’s the money coming from?” Geller was of … Continue reading

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