Tag Archive for Bigotry

Cunningham/Greenhut wrong about Human Relations Commission

In a post on the right-wing-nut RedCounty/OCBlog Matt Cunningham/Jubal criticizes the Orange County Board of Supervisors for their tentative decision to continue funding for the Orange County Human Relations Commission (HRC). The Board of Supervisors this week decided in a 4-1 straw vote to continue tapping OC taxpayers to bankroll the HRC. Only Supervisor John…

UCI deals with claims of anti-Semitism

Officials say blogs and outside groups make divide between Jewish and Muslim students seem wider than it is. Sunday, June 10, 2007 By MARLA JO FISHER The Orange County Register IRVINE – A young man in a turban, his face covered, marches around UC Irvine with signs saying “Death to Infidels. Death to Israel” during…

Bush’s Surgeon General nominee looks even worse

From Crooks and Liars: By: Steve Benen on June 7, 2007     Following up on an item from last week, Dr. James W. Holsinger Jr., Bush’s nominee for Surgeon General, has a record of activism that suggests a strong anti-gay bias. Opposition to his nomination has been growing, but it’s been unclear whether there was enough information available…

Who are terrorists?

CAN YOU TELL BY LOOKING? The commentary that I posted last week by Andrew Davey “A bubbling cauldron at UCI?” has generated some interesting responses. For the record I do not support terrorism and I do not support terrorists.  What I do support is the notion (fact) that terrorists represent a fringe of society and societal groups…

Endless Occupation?

I found this in the upcoming edition (June 18, 2007) of The Nation.  Given the discussions of the past week or so on this and other local blogs regarding Muslims, Jews, Christians, terrorism, war, and occupation, I think it is appropriate that LiberalOC readers consider the perspectives reflected in this issue of The Nation. From…

The Christian Taliban – In America

After reading the stories of the conflicts between the UCI Muslim Studen Union, the Hillel Jewish Student Union, and the UCI College Republicans I found myself wondering “When do I start worrying about a Christian taliban in the United States?” Congressman Dana Rohrabacher & Taliban Well, we may already be well on the way there.…