Archive for the 'Islamophobia'

Bigot Tired of Being Put in the Back of the Bus

Lou Ann Zelenik is mad as hell and she’s not going to take it anymore. The Tennessee Republican congressional candidate has been the most outspoken opponent of the building of a new mosque in Murfreesboro and when a student journalist tried to interview her about it recently she said she was “tired of having to be at the back of the bus.” They really do think they’re the ones being oppressed when they’re not allowed to oppress others. This video shows just how unhinged she and her followers are. One guy tells the journalist that Islam isn’t a religion it’s a “political ideology.” This from someone who follows a woman who has made her entire political career about enforcing theocratic rule. Irony! Read more

TN Islamophobes File Yet Another Suit

Man, the wingnuts in Tennessee simply won’t give up. They’ve spent the last few years doing everything they can to prevent a Muslim community that has been in the area for decades from building a larger mosque to accommodate their numbers and now they’ve filed yet another lawsuit over the designation of part of their property as a cemetery. Read more

Volokh on ‘Creeping Sharia’

Law professor Eugene Volokh is devoting the entire week to blogging about the mythical threat of “creeping sharia” in the United States that is so heavily promoted by the far right. His first post is an overview of the subject, on which he wrote a law review paper. Read more

DesJarlais Rails Against Muslim Cemetery

Rep. Scott DesJarlais has taken time away from his very busy schedule of screwing his patients, impregnating them and urging them to get abortions despite his claim of being “pro-life” to pander to anti-Muslim bigots who are throwing a fit about a mosque in Murfreesboro, Tennessee building a cemetery on their property. Read more

WND: Muslims Brotherhood Infiltrated the Government!

Ah yes, the usual hysterical and completely unsupported assertions from the Worldnetdaily — combined, of course, with an ad for a book they’re making money from, because it isn’t news if they can’t sell you some junk vaguely related to it. They say a retired general has “confirmed” that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the Obama administration. Read more