Somehow, a lot of people and the media think most Muslims are Arabs. It pisses me off. Can’t the media look up some data? The latest is a CNN story about the case of Sultana Freeman, a Muslim woman who has brought a lawsuit against Florida for revoking her driver’s license with a fully-veiled photo.… Continue reading Muslim = Arab + Iran?
Welcome to my Credit Card Details Why keep your credit card numbers to yourself, when you can let everyone see them? No other website will give you the chance to show everyone your credit card numbers (including your pin number) and to have a browse through other peoples. You may even see the details of… Continue reading Publish your Credit card
My previous post on tolerance in Islamic societies of the past linked to most of the debate in the blogosphere. A number of other bloggers have written about Disaffected Muslim’s criticisms, e.g., Shia Pundit, Elham and TheBit. This post is not to criticize Disaffected Muslim since a number of her criticisms are valid but their… Continue reading Tolerance, Perfection and Progress
An interesting post by Patrick Belton on Oxblog. Quite simply, I fell in love with Dearborn. The largest concentration of Arabs or Muslims in the United States, it’s a study in contrasts – in between miles upon miles of depopulated Detroit blocks now filled only with commercialized sex – Dearborn appears, a small thriving colony… Continue reading Arab Americans in Michigan
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Since our camping plans were cancelled due to rain, all we really did was watch some movies. Bend it like Beckham is a typical comedy showing the clash between immigrants and their children. It is about a Sikh family in Britain. Their daughter wants to play soccer which they consider a bad thing for girls.… Continue reading Movies
If it were up to Unqualified Offerings, 7 out of our last 11 post-WWII Presidents would have been impeached. The only ones to finish their terms: Truman, Eisenhower, Ford and Carter. JFK is iffy. Jim, please don’t make impeachment a joke.
As Miranda noted in a comment to this post, Haloscan has an RSS/XML version of the most recent 10 comments available. If I save the XML file and then delete those comments, I’ll have the previous 10 comments and so on. Since I have 409 comments on Haloscan, I’ll have to repeat this process 41… Continue reading Haloscan Import
We cancelled our Maine camping plan because there will be some heavy rain there and it’ll be raining all weekend with a probability close to 100% according to the National Weather Service. Plus the visibility might not be great either. We’ll decide in the morning what to do. We might go somewhere else where it’s… Continue reading Change of Plan
I am flying out to Jersey in a couple of hours. We’ll then drive to Maine for the long weekend. I’ll be back Monday night. No blogging until then.