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    THE IRANIAN PROTEST AND THE REVOLT OF THE HAREM!

    TweetExtensive media coverage of the Iranian women’s protest after the killing of young Mahsa Amini in the Kurdish town of Saqqez has painted the protest as a revolt against the hijab. Iranian women are rising against the hijab, we’re told in headlines, with images of hijab burning flashing all over the western media — no context, no history. In this reductive and oversimplified narrative there is little mention of minorities’ rights or the economic hardship that Iranians have endured for years. “Nothing warm my heart like seeing women burning the hijab,” thundered a headline from Indian Time, coming from a country where lots of men cover their hair. Iranians have…

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    SUPER EID, THE WALMART OF ALL CELEBRATIONS.

    TweetOn early Saturday sunny morning, over 40,000 Muslims rushed to U.S. Bank Stadium to celebrate Eid al Adha, the biggest gathering of Muslims in the western hemisphere, according to NPR. The organizers dubbed it the Super Eid, major promotion camping on Social media and the talk of the town. I got at least 50 different announcements in a few days. Watch out, once an Imam gets a hold of a new iPhone. The event was well-publicized and well-promoted on social media and apps,  enticing people with raffles and a chance to wing an MBW. Ironically, as it was reported, when they announced the winner, nobody came to collect the grand…

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    BIDEN’S VISIT TO SAUDI ARABIA, BUSINESS AS USUAL!

    TweetLeaders come in all forms and shapes, dictators, autocrats, pragmatic and transformative, transactional,  Biden is the realist president, who believes in incremental changes; not the big idea man. He is not the F.D.R he is not the transformative president.  Democrat bosses put him ahead of us to defeat the progressive wing of the democratic party more than defeating Trump. Now voters aren’t sure if he is the right candidate for 2024. As the Times reported, “… the repeated failures of his administration to pass big-ticket legislation on signature Democratic issues, as well as his halting efforts to use the bully pulpit of the White House to move public opinion, have left the president…

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