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Muslims Condemning Things

The Islamic State claims that it is restoring the Islamic Caliphate in an attempt to attain a greater political and theological legitimacy. Its violent actions prompted international leaders and the Vatican to urge the world’s Muslims to condemn the Islamic State’s actions. 384 more words

Ryan Hite

Mosul’s Christians recount flight from historic home under ISIS threat

Mosul’s Christians recount flight from historic home under ISIS threat

The plight of the Christians in Iraq being systematically exterminated needs to be told over and over until we and others in the free world actually get off our collective butts and put a stop to it.  129 more words

Saudi Arabia's highest religious authority declares ISIS 'enemies of Islam'

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheik Abdulaziz Al al-Sheik, the highest religious authority in that country, said on Tuesday that the militant groups Islamic State and al-Qaeda were “enemy number one of Islam” and not in any way a part of the faith. 329 more words

Ryan Hite

Is it something I said?

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign recently retracted a job offer, to Professor Steven Salaita, because of opinions he expressed on Twitter. Salaita considers Israel genocidal in its treatment of Palestinians:”Israel is now killing an average of 24 children a day” and they think it “…justifiable to shoot a baby”. 89 more words

Political Correctness

Boots on the Ground

A long time ago General Billy Mitchell and General Giulio Douhet both espoused air power as the military power of the future. They (and others) variously asserted that air power would make surface navies obsolete, that enemy nations could be defeated by airpower alone, that armies and navies were relics of the past. 529 more words

Problem Solving