Category: US 2016

$206 Mn. to Hate Groups to Promote anti-Muslim Sentiment

$206 Mn. to Hate Groups to Promote anti-Muslim Sentiment

[ 0 ] June 25, 2016 |

by JUAN COLE for INFORMED COMMENT on JUNE 22, 2016: The UC Berkeley Center for Race and Gender and the Council on American Islamic Relations have jointly produced a new study on hatred of Muslims in the United States. As The Guardian notes, it finds 74 organizations promoting hatred of Muslims in the US, with […]

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WATCH: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over ‘dangerous’ Muslim ban, ‘radical Islam’

WATCH: Obama goes on tirade against Trump over ‘dangerous’ Muslim ban, ‘radical Islam’

[ 0 ] June 15, 2016 |

via CNN on JUNE 14, 2016:  Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who’s un-American. Obama’s extraordinary denunciation of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was about far more than a personal intervention on behalf of Hillary Clinton in the ugly […]

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WATCH: Trump Stands by His Call to Ban Muslims from Entering the U.S.

[ 0 ] May 4, 2016 |

Fears that hate crimes against American Muslims could continue to rise by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary on MAY 4, 2016: Republican presidential candidate and likely GOP nominee, Donald Trump, joined the MSNBC program “Morning Joe” this morning to discuss his big Indiana win last night and where he goes from here. Program co-host Joe Scarborough pressed Trump on […]

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LISTEN: David Schanzer on Trump’s America First Foreign Policy

LISTEN: David Schanzer on Trump’s America First Foreign Policy

[ 0 ] May 3, 2016 |

WPTF’S SCOTT BRIGGAMAN and DAVID SCHANZER for ON SECURITY on APRIL 28, 2016: In this latest installment On Security, David Schanzer speaks with Scott Briggaman about GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s views on foreign policy. David also discusses the humanitarian disaster in Aleppo and the crisis in Brazil as the Olympics approach. Music Credit: Righteous by […]

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WATCH: Prof. Muqtedar Khan on Terror in Brussels: Response and its Ramifications

[ 0 ] March 25, 2016 |

via MUQTEDAR KHAN on MARCH 22, 2016: Dr. Muqtedar Khan, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware, expresses condolences on the terror attacks in Belgium and it’s ramifications on the refugee crisis, shifting politics in the US and Europe (fascism trending), and an increase in public […]

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WATCH: Islam & Muslims in the 2016 US Presidential Campaigns

WATCH: Islam & Muslims in the 2016 US Presidential Campaigns

[ 0 ] March 25, 2016 |

by JULIE POUCHER HARBIN, EDITOR, ISLAMiCommentary *Updated on MARCH 27, 2016 with John Kasich’s appearance on Meet the Press on March 27, the above CBS This Morning clip from March 24, and with new videos last week (below) with Cruz, Clinton, Sanders and Trump:  This below is a condensed version of a page on ISLAMiCommentary that’s intended […]

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Juan Cole: How Not to Talk About Muslims After a Fringe Terrorist Group Attacks

Juan Cole: How Not to Talk About Muslims After a Fringe Terrorist Group Attacks

[ 1 ] March 24, 2016 |

by JUAN COLE for INFORMED COMMENT on MARCH 23, 2016: 1. Stop calling Daesh “the Islamic State.” They are manipulating you. They aren’t a state and they aren’t Islamic. If some fringe cult took over some villages in Mexico and called itself “The Vatican,” then committed terrorism, would journalists blithely say on air “Today, the […]

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POLL: Muslims Pious, Patriotic, Weary of Discrimination, Lean Democratic

POLL: Muslims Pious, Patriotic, Weary of Discrimination, Lean Democratic

[ 0 ] March 15, 2016 |

via INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND UNDERSTANDING on MARCH 15, 2016:  ISPU “American Muslim Poll: Politics, Priorities and Prejudice in 2016” Key Findings In early 2016, the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding conducted a survey of Muslims, Jews, Protestants, and Catholics to examine their attitudes on various issues ranging from politics and religion, to […]

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How I Got Kicked Out of a Trump Rally (an account by a Duke student)

[ 0 ] March 14, 2016 |

by PETE MILLS for DUKE CAMPAIGN STOP 2016 on MARCH 14, 2016:  “You know, they all look like spoiled kids, too. They look like spoiled people.”                                                                         Donald Trump, responding to my disruption (50:50) I had his attention. The bully stared me down and searched for the right words — the best way to belittle […]

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LISTEN: A Duke University Ph. D. Student’s Take On Who’s the Best Candidate to Beat Trump

LISTEN: A Duke University Ph. D. Student’s Take On Who’s the Best Candidate to Beat Trump

[ 0 ] March 11, 2016 |

via SIRIUS XM INSIGHT WITH DEAN OBEIDALLAH on FEBRUARY 29, 2016:  Dean Obdeidallah, live from Duke University, speaks to Nura Sediqe, a Duke Ph. D. student, about who the best candidate is to beat Donald Trump.  

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