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A New Way to Watch Al Jazeera English in America

A New Way to Watch Al Jazeera English in America I’m petrified to think that people are frightened of information. Especially when it is misinformation that has taken Americans from prosperity to panic in just under a decade. Vermonters are known to be proud, independent and opinionated. So it is hardly a coincidence that Vermont, […]

Difficile est satiram non scribere

Vol. 1 http://www.thatminoritything.com/?p=53193 If you’re a minority and you’re selected for a job over more qualified candidates you’re a “token hire.” If you’re a conservative and you’re selected for a job over more qualified candidates you’re a “game changer.” If you live in an Urban area and you get a girl pregnant you’re a “baby […]

5 Weeks Until the Election!

5 Weeks Until the Election! September 25, 2008 Step Three: Vote Early Not looking forward to those lines at the voting booth? At least 34 states, plus the District of Columbia, allow residents to vote before November 4th. Absentee voting means mailing your ballot; early voting is when voters cast their ballots in person at […]

Black September Part 2/2

Events seem to be moving at a pace that defies the mental capacities of the participants-never very robust, one surmises – and commentators alike. Vesuvius blew its top on Monday, September 15th, and shows every sign of gathering an intensity that is certain to overwhelm all of America’s friends. The present writer is unable to […]

A Ramadan Wish

The Boston Globe has published some stunning photos of Muslims in the month of Ramadan — take a look! The pictures capture the visual essence of Ramadan, and the sense that Muslims worldwide are united and spiritually active during this holy month. Consider the amazing scene which has been happening outside my home each evening […]

“Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West”

“Obsession: Radical Islam’s War Against the West” will hit over 28 million homes this month in battleground states in the midst of an election already loaded with slurs, innuendoes, and backpedaling on issues that most concern Arab Americans. While the timing of this propaganda campaign crassly exploits the strong emotions associated with the seventh anniversary […]

Black September

The spectacular collapse of Investment Banking on Wall Street last week poses some serious questions. If it takes hold, it may lead to drastic changes in the world: as important as the end of the Pax Britannica in AD 1947 or that of the Pax Romana in AD 410 or the defeat of the Byzantine […]

Introduction

Setting the Parameters: Is history a science? In many Eastern European countries, the answer is often , yes! Elsewhere in Europe the answer is usually, Not quite; but the subject is treated with respect with the faith that an objective study of history is possible. The late Henry Ford however, is reported to have said […]

Only in America: Majid Al-Bahadli, Iraqi Delegate 2008

Majid Al-Bahadli, Obama delegate from Washington State, danced on the floor of the Democratic National Convention, cheered on by members of his state’s delegation, this past August. How he came to be there, the only Iraqi delegate on the floor, is an inspiration to us all. Born and raised in Iraq, the budding political activist […]

Are you registered to vote?

If you’re wondering how to register and vote in the 2008 elections, AAI has the answers you need. For those of you living abroad, or if you know someone living overseas, there is a great website to help you get registered and ready to vote: VoteFromAbroad.org. Vote from Abroad is a non-partisan website that will […]