Thanks to Tensegrities for pointing to this superb essay by Juan Cole on the absurdity of the pathetic, racist comments by congressman Steven King of IA regarding Barack Obama’s middle name, Hussein, and that name’s impact on U.S.-Islamic relations, the war on terror, and presidential politics. Cole’s blog also helped me find Greg Mitchel’s book, noted in the following post.
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Universalist minister in MA. I enjoy thinking about the relationships between spirituality, religion, politics and popular culture. I'm an organic gardener, I play guitar, enjoy chess, and love Bruce Springsteen, U2 and the Boston Red Sox. View all posts by revtony