Turkey, a Key American Ally, Takes a Step Towards an Islamist Dictatorship

A constitutional referendum was held throughout Turkey on 16 April 2017, on whether to approve 18 proposed amendments to the Turkish constitution that were brought forward by the governing Justice and Development Party and the Nationalist Movement Party. Now that the Turkish president Erdogan claimed victory, the office of the Prime Minister is expected to be abolished and the existing parliamentary system of government will … Continue reading Turkey, a Key American Ally, Takes a Step Towards an Islamist Dictatorship

Muslim women endorse wife beating

“Men are in charge of women by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they spend [for maintenance] from their wealth. So righteous women are devoutly obedient, guarding in [the husband`s] absence what Allah would have them guard. But those [wives] from whom you fear arrogance – [first] advice them; [then if they persist], forsake them in bed; and [finally], strike them. But if they obey you [once … Continue reading Muslim women endorse wife beating

No, Western Civilization is not based on the Ten Commandments

You often hear fundamentalists say that the Ten Commandments should be placed in public spaces because they are the basis of our whole legal system. But how true is this claim? Let`s go through them one by one, and see how true they are. 1. You shall have no other gods before me. 2. You shall not make idols. 3. You shall not take the … Continue reading No, Western Civilization is not based on the Ten Commandments

Leftist pandering, NOT diversity. The real problem with comic books

Politics in entertainment? Sure, why not; I mean, politics are among the core influences on a person`s life. But it can be done wrong, and who can prove it better than Marvel Comics. Outright submitting to a specific political ideology, while constantly misrepresenting, and purposefully misinterpreting the other side has become a norm. I mean, Donal Trump is M.O.D.O.K. for crying out loud (and it is a little funny). … Continue reading Leftist pandering, NOT diversity. The real problem with comic books