Monthly Archives: August 2014

Solicitation to Commit Murder

It occurs to me that a Fatwa is illegal under Western Law if it calls for the execution, death, or other crime against any individual. The two most often used charges in US courts are: 1. Solicitation to Commit Murder; … Continue reading

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The Way I Write …

The question came up in passing. Someone who wants to be a writer was trying to pick my brain for writing tips. The question this time was, “How do you center yourself and prepare for writing.” The short answer is … Continue reading

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Gaza

The casualty reports from Gaza are disturbing to any rational person. Here’s why: When the Bad Guys die in greater numbers than the Good Guys that fact alone does NOT automatically make the Bad Guys into the Good Guys. There … Continue reading

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Defending the First Amendment

Among other things, the First Amendment to the US Constitution says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof …” I will talk about “the free exercise thereof”. So, the restaurant in … Continue reading

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