Tag Archives: Islamophobia

Facts vs. Narrative, Utoya Edition

by matttbastard Norwegian journalist Magnus Nome was in the good ol’ US of A when self-styled counterjihadist crusader  Anders Breivik decided to escalate his murderous fantasies about Eurabian conquest from Outer Wingnuttia into the real world.  Thankfully, CNN, Fox News … Continue reading

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Rima Fakih’s Trojan Bikini

by matttbastard Sometimes it takes well over a thousand words to highlight the absurdity of the viral xenophobia that periodically sweeps over the more Islamophobic denziens of Outer Wingnuttia. This time it would (at first) appear that a mere picture will suffice: Of course, as Echidne … Continue reading

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Even in the Age of Obama, Flying While Brown is Still Hazardous

by matttbastard The more things Change™, the more they stay the same: Officials ordered nine Muslim passengers, including three young children, off an AirTran flight headed to Orlando from Reagan National Airport yesterday afternoon after two other passengers overheard what … Continue reading

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matttbastard at Muslimah Media Watch

by matttbastard My thanks to the fine folks at Muslimah Media Watch for crossposting my post on Faiza M: Muslimah Media Watch is a forum where we, as Muslim women, can critique how our images appear in the media and … Continue reading

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Happy Freakin’ Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week!!!1

by matttbastard Hey, Bill–I’ll take a few delicious Dehumanizing Donuts and some of that yummy Genocide Gem Cake, too. OM NOM NOM NOM! (See C&L for the 411.) Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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Yes, Virginia, People Actually Get Paid For This Horsesh!t.

by matttbastard (h/t Red Tory) “Muslim in his blood“? What, like cancer, or *ahem* an opiate? Naomi Klein throws a bucket of common sense on the bonfire of racist stupidity that is fueling Middle-Namegate, calling on Obama to forcefully douse … Continue reading

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“The only reason to call that…a ‘demographic winter’ is if you’re overly focused on which babies are being born.”

by matttbastard Kathryn Joyce on anti-choicers, European xenophobia, and the “The Demographic Winter”. More here and here. Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers

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More on the Demographic Winter

by matttbastard Fern in comments: Well, it’s sad to see this creeping into Europe, but there’s always been a strong streak of racism among the fetus fetishists in North America: ‘Too many of Them and not enough of Us are … Continue reading

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The Demographic Winter

by matttbastard The latest issue of The Nation features a disturbing cover story by Kathryn Joyce on how the American religious far-right is tapping nativist insecurity in Europe to take its made-in-the-USA anti-choice message global. A sample: The imminent demise … Continue reading

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Layton Gets Up-Close And Personal With His Colon

by matttbastard Way to play wingman while Uncle Steve flirts with nativism, Jack. h/t pogge and Sinister Greg. Update: Found the following delightful dispatch at a private forum; apparently it’s making the rounds as an email forward. Who knew Bryan … Continue reading

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