Tag Archive: Muslim

Jan 05

Confidence in organized religion continues to decline

According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans’ confidence in organized religion and other institutions is down. Only 46 percent said they have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in church or organized religion. That’s just a single point away from being the lowest in Gallup’s history since 1973. I don’t know about …

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Sep 08

Faith in God: Good for your health?

Can faith in God improve your health? A surprising number of medical experts say it might. These scientists claim certain desirable qualities might be associated with personal faith and spiritual practice. Benefits often mentioned include speedier recovery from illness, lower blood pressure, stronger immune system, positive mental health and longer life. Insurance underwriters, call your …

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Sep 05

Al-Qaeda Lost the Battle Long Ago

By John Feffer Osama bin Laden didn’t live to see the 10th anniversary of September 11. And his organization, according to many U.S. government insiders, is on its last legs since his death at the hands of U.S. Special Forces in May. “We’re within reach of strategically defeating al-Qaeda,” Defense Secretary Leon Panetta recently observed. …

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Jun 07

Will Huma Abedin remain Weiner’s good south Asian wife?

By Shirin Sadeghi   As his enemies on both sides of the aisle of American politics continue to revel in New York Congressman Anthony Weiner’s admitted misbehavior, the real world is left to wonder about his young Pakistani-Indian Muslim bride. When the headlines hit that a lewd photograph was sent from Weiner’s account to a …

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