Tag Archives: discrimination

Implicit vs. Overt Racism – Are We All a Little Racist?

I hesitate to say “there are two types of racists out there,” but there are two types of racism. One is the blatant racism that you hear from people who just have a misguided sense of superiority with their own … Continue reading

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Islamic Blasphemy and the “Freedom” to Choose your Own Religion

In the last few weeks, Muslims from Bangladesh have been going crazy trying to fight back against the critical words of bloggers and other online heretics by violent riots that have so far led to the death of over 30 people. … Continue reading

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Are Vocal Homophobes Really Just Homosexuals in the Closet?

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind. -Dr. Seuss What is it about homophobes that make them so gay? If this questions sounds controversial to you, … Continue reading

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Power and Rape – Part 2: How to Create a Breeding Ground for Sex Offenders

As I mentioned in Part 1, rape is tolerated in the military because the acknowledgment of rape in a unit will make that unit look bad, not to mention the military as a whole. Therefore, officials try to sweep such … Continue reading

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Power and Rape – Part 1: Rape in the Military is a Career Killer… for the Victim

If you ever wanted to know just how bad “blaming the victim” can get, look no further than the U.S. military. It’s clear that blaming and shaming has gone far beyond just making someone have to live with a stigma … Continue reading

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Iranian Woman Beats Up Cleric After Being Told to Cover Up

Don’t mess with Iranian women. Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Ali Beheshti was just doing his regular religious duties, politely telling an Iranian women to cover herself up. She brashly responded with “You should just close your eyes.” What happened next was a … Continue reading

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Political Satire and Censorship in the Middle East

The Danish cartoons started cultural clashes; riots and embassies burned down to ashes. Still there is hope in the dissident voices; who see beyond jihad more civilized choices. These words begin the chapter on the Middle East, in the book … Continue reading

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If You Study Islam, Be Careful in the U.S.

If you’re studying Islam and you’re going to America, you had better have a squeaky clean record – and even then, you still might get questioned more than a bit aggressively. This is the story of one man who went … Continue reading

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Chaos in the Middle East – Muslims Up in Arms Over Anti-Islamic Film

I stop checking the internet for just a few days and what happens? The Middle East goes absolutely insane. Well, not simply the Middle East, but believers of Islamic persuasion who are up in arms. They’re violently opposing America and … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling over the Rising Sun

If you read past the headline, you should know that I actually believe Japan will be okay, and this post is primarily to make a point. A lot has happened since my last articles regarding the situation here (over a … Continue reading

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