Rounding up the Roma in Europe’s Arizona

So the French are uprooting thousands of individuals, putting them on buses and airplanes back to the discrimination they will face in Bulgaria and Romania in order to "improve the situation" for them.

When the moon says it’s Rosh Hashanah and Eid al-Fitr, and the sun says it’s 9/11

When this year's Ramadan began, and it became apparent that 9/11 could end up being the first day of Eid al-Fitr, Muslim leaders in America became nervous. It could, after all, appear that the faithful, with parties and carnivals worldwide, were celebrating 9/11, rather than commemorating the end of Ramadan festival in their traditional way.

Weeping for Thirty-three: America’s Passionate Death Culture

America's Passionate Death CultureTwo Glocks........One Troubled Man.......Thirty-three DeadThe sad rains of a cold April morning chill the Virginia air with a soundless, icy weeping.Yesterday, needless deaths in the heart of Appalachia numbed a town and a people who undeservingly find themselves in the dark abyss where fate has flung them. The echo from the pit… Continue reading Weeping for Thirty-three: America’s Passionate Death Culture