In keeping with my motto of blogging yesterday’s news, I bring you a three weeks old post by the Head Heeb about the India-Pakistan partition 57 years ago. With such a [bad] track record [post-partition], it’s inevitable that many people would question whether partition was a wise idea in either case. Randy McDonald, for instance… Continue reading Partition
Asra Nomani has come up with an Islamic bill of rights for women in the mosque. Women have an Islamic right to: enter a mosque. enter through the main door. visual and auditory access to the main sanctuary, or musalla. pray in the main sanctuary without being separated by a barrier. address any and all… Continue reading Women’s Bill of Rights in the Mosque
Flying frequently between Altanta and Newark, there was a time when I was selected for secondary screening often at the Newark airport but rarely at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson. But that was in the few months after September 2001. Nowadays, I am almost never singled out for secondary screening. I didn’t mind the extra attention, but would… Continue reading No Fly List
I don’t have the words to blog about the atrocious killings in Beslan, Russia. These terrorists are the worst creatures on this earth. At least 200 people have been killed during the bloody climax of a three-day hostage crisis at a school in southern Russia, health ministry officials say. Hundreds of people were injured when… Continue reading Words Fail Me
I have been busy with my daughter. She’s now 23 days old and a much more interesting baby than she was earlier. She smiles, rolls over from her back to her side and recognizes both Amber and me. She’s more attached to Amber than to me, but that’s due to breastfeeding (at least that’s my… Continue reading Where Have I Been?
You must watch the Bush video made by the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. It’s really good. It is titled “George W. Bush: Words Speak Louder Than Actions.”