When Iran gets the Bomb

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Editor’s note: While nuclear weapons are no laughing matter, the extent to which hawkish policy-focused organizations propagate alarmism about the so-called Iranian threat is hysterical (case in point). That’s why Dr. Strangeseuss couldn’t resist writing a response to the Hudson… Continue Reading  

Romney’s Foreign Policy Speech Was All Fear, No Substance

Mitt Romney’s eagerly awaited foreign policy speech at the Citadel was welcomed by neoconservative hawks who supported the George W. Bush administration’s adventurist foreign policy. But Romney’s speech stood out in that it was full of dire predictions for the… Continue Reading  

Frank Gaffney Thinks ‘We Need A New House Anti-American Committee’ For Islam

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress One of the featured “experts” in the new CAP “Fear, Inc.” report on Islamophobia, Frank Gaffney, appeared on a religious right program and called for renewed McCarthyism against not just American-Muslims but also those… Continue Reading  

Meet An Islamophobia Network Funder: The Varet And Rosenwald Family

Reposted by arrangement with Think Progress The Varet and Rosenwald family’s philanthropy — led by Elizabeth Varet, a director at American Securities Management and a granddaughter of Sears Roebuck founder Julius Rosenwald, David Steinmann and Nina Rosenwald — are identified… Continue Reading  

Neocon Blogger Cherry Picks Pew Report Data To Dismiss Islamophobia

Posted by arrangement with Think Progress Neoconservative blogger Ed Lasky takes issue with the Center For American Progress’s new report — “Fear, Inc.” — documenting the Islamophobia industry in America. He cites a Reuters write-up of a Pew poll surveying… Continue Reading