Years after 9/11 and apologetic tropes for terrorism go on let's speak up
Earlier this month, we marked 19 years since Islamist terrorists murdered 2,977 innocent people in a series of coordinated attacks on the US. The events of September 11, 2001, need no description, the images and videos are seared into our collective consciousness. I was just 11 at the time but can still vividly recall where I was when I found out what had happened, and the immediacy of the realization that this was something truly awful and unprecedented.No one event more starkly highlights the contrast between all that is precious about the secular, liberal way of life we enjoy in the West – ...
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Matt Lieberman urged to quit Georgia Senate bid over 'racist' tropes in 2018 book
ATLANTA — The chairwoman of Georgia’s Democratic Party on Friday condemned Senate candidate Matt Lieberman for authoring a book with “racist and discriminatory tropes,” while the head of the state NAACP called on the Democrat to abandon the race.Lieberman, the son of former vice presidential nominee Joe Lieberman, faced the calls to quit his bid after the Huffington Post published a piece about his 2018 self-published novel “Lucius,” which involves a racist character who is sympathetic to the Ku Klux Klan.“Let me be clear: Racist and discriminatory tropes have no place in our politics and no p...
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