Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2010

So, we read Dianna West: Stonings at ground zero – that’ll be the day, right? The concept has no manifestation beyond the cold sweat of a dark hours nightmare. Still, there’s something worth gleaning from the not-so-free association process that inspired it. It clicked when I read a riveting investigation by Christine Brim at BigPeace.com […]

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Eric Florack on November 9th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere….The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble RECOVERY? WHAT RECOVERY? Surber takes a look. And ummm Gang? Remember, now; the 10.2% quoted by the government doesn’t include those who were fored into part time work or who have simply given up trying to find work. […]

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With all the attention being placed on the story out of Buffalo about the beheading of Aasiya Z. Hassan the other day,  I’ve been watching the Buffalo outlets a bit more closely.  This morning, I note this story from yesterday, in the Buffalo News,  of which, I’ll echo a bit: Nazim Mangera felt tears welling […]

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Eric Florack on August 6th, 2008

The Muslim-outreach coordinator to the presidential campaign of Barack Obama has resigned amid questions about his involvement in an Islamic investment fund and various Islamic groups. Chicago lawyer Mazen Asbahi, who was appointed volunteer national coordinator for Muslim American affairs by the Obama campaign on July 26, stepped down Monday after an Internet newsletter wrote […]

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An article I noted over the weekend in the Toronto Star peaked my interest a bit; There were no pleasantries, there was no small talk. Safa Rigby had expected to hear her husband’s voice when the phone rang one morning. Instead, the caller didn’t even bother to say hello. “You think you know your husband. […]

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