PD’s Rachel Dissell Gives Some Justice to Dimora Details re: Treatment of Women

I think, and I’ve heard from multiple others who also think that Rachel Dissell’s front page article today in the Plain Dealer, “Jimmy Dimora trial reveals former Cuyahoga County commissioner’s coarse talk about women,” does a very good job of putting the information revealed through Jimmy Dimora’s trials about how he and those around him…

Why NY U.S. Rep. Peter King (R) & Hearing on Radical Islam Are Disingenuous

Because the Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism¬†Act of 2007 has been around for nearly five years, 400 members of Congress signed onto it in 2009, and it absolutely anticipated that radicalization, however they were going to define it, was not limited to any one religious, ethnic, political or cultural group (though one reason I was…

Muslim American Kudos for Ohio’s “…sustained, non-partisan critique of the veiled bigotry of [Josh Mandel's ad]

From a column at Religions Dispatches, “Surprise: Local Press Does Good Job Covering Anti-Islam Campaigning…”: Perhaps one of the most interesting political backlashes against Islamophobic ads happened in Ohio where the Republican challenger for the State Treasurer, Josh Mandel, launched anattack against the incumbent, Kevin Boyce, claiming that Boyce showed favoritism in his hiring practices.…