February 2008

Obama – We get it, you’re not Muslim

February 29, 2008

A lot of people have already said what there is to say about Obama vehemently denying that he’s Muslim. Fine, he’s not Muslim but the way he is going about it is leaving a bit of a bad taste to those of us who are Muslim. Naomi Klein, of No Logo and Shock Doctrine fame, […]

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Poll: Muslims prefer a democracy. . . just not yours

February 27, 2008

Muslims prefer a democracy? They condemn the acts of 9/11?? Get out! The Gallup polling agency released the results of a survey that began soon after the events of 9/11 to determine what the heck it is that those crazy Moslems think. They surveyed about 50,000 Muslims from 35 countries and found that the religion […]

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Quick Oscar Recap – Once Won!!!

February 25, 2008

The Oscars finished not too long ago and, considering that I hadn’t seen most of the movies, the show wasn’t too bad. There were only two categories where I was really rooting for people/movies: Persepolis for Best Animated Movie and ‘Falling Slowly’ for Best Song from the movie Once. Persepolis lost out to Ratatouille (figures) […]

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Robots Are Not Humans

February 18, 2008

So I’m sitting here watching the premier of Knight Rider (a completely unintentional act). KITT, God bless it, saved the daughter of its creator, who was killed (or was he?!) by mysterious henchmen who were after information about the even mysteriouser sounding ‘Promethus Project.’ I know, I know, gripping. Anyways, the girl was sitting in […]

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Sound Off

February 1, 2008

I went to a lecture last night at Stanford as part of a series of lectures that the Stanford Muslim Students Association is putting on. Despite the rain, I still decided to go to because I had read the speaker’s book and since I really liked it, I wanted to hear him speak. While his […]

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