Tag Archives: Syrian refugees

Trump and Muslim Databanks

image: dcwhispers.com

image: dcwhispers.com

I wrote a short post about the angry goldfish and his demagoguery about illegal immigrants last week. Now that a few Islamic extremists have carried out some horrendous attacks in Paris, he has moved seemlessly to Syrian refugees and more: he wants to register all Muslims in this country and make them have some kind of identification as such. Continue reading

Where is Our Compassion?

image: bbc.com

image: bbc.com

So here we are. France and America are promising to basically bomb the blazes out of ISIS and at least sixteen American states have already said they don’t want any Syrian refugees, including Texas, where I live. Continue reading

Kim Davis and the Syrian Refugees

 (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Well, the pope has been and gone, so this is a good moment for another post about religion. We’ve had religion come at us from all angles lately: ISIS and the Taliban and Muslim fundamentalism in general in the Middle East, Christian fundamentalists here in America screaming bloody murder about the fact that same sex marriage is now the law of the land, and now the pope, who … oh, who actually wasn’t hysterical, didn’t focus on exclusion and telling people they’re going to hell if they’re not Catholic, and who doesn’t deny climate change. Continue reading