I'm posting a new series, Lives and Fortunes on scott_logan and on the Mofic website. It's a WIP, which I don't usually post, but the early stories are, I think, well beta'ed and edited and I'm hoping this will get me to finish.
I've been both appalled and baffled to see a proposal to build an Islamic Community Center in lower Manhattan turned into a cause celebre and thought I'd offer my thoughts on the topic. I'm distressed to see the right wing using this non-issue to stir up both anti-Islamic and anti-liberal elements. It seems so transparently calculated to me and the campaign so full of lies that I can't understand why people are falling for it. ( Read more...Collapse ) The only reason that anyone would object to this imo is anti-Islamic bigotry. As an American that sentiment offends me. As a member of another minority religion, it frightens me.