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NY Times Benghazi Investigation Shows the Extent of Misinformation Spread by Right Wing Extremists

NY Times Benghazi Investigation Shows the Extent of Misinformation Spread by Right Wing Extremists
Rep. Frank Wolf, VA-R, has been one of the most vocal critics of the 2012 tragedy at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. A new report from the New York Times that shows no link between the attack and al-Qaeda shows just how wrong Wolf and others were about the polarizing event.
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Anti-Muslim Groups Complain AL Textbooks Promote Islam Over Christianity

Anti-Muslim Groups Complain AL Textbooks Promote Islam Over Christianity
Alabama’s state board of education delayed an approval vote on 12 middle school history textbooks last week after the anti-Muslim groups Eagle Forum of Alabama and ACT! For America claimed that the books promoted Islam over Christianity.
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Atheist Authors Feud Over Islamic Extremism

Atheist Authors Feud Over Islamic Extremism
Yesterday I posted a tweet that read, “Sam Harris is to atheism what Pat Robertson is to Christianity.” Attached was a link pointing to an article titled, “Sam Harris slurs Malala: Famed atheist wrongly co-opts teenager’s views.” My tweet was silly, but in less time than it took to delete it, I received a sternly worded email from Mr. Harris that read, “The writer misrepresented my views in every relevant respect.”
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Wear a Headscarf? Finding Work in France Might Be Hard

Wear a Headscarf? Finding Work in France Might Be Hard
French President Francois Hollande says he wants a new law that could extend restrictions on the wearing of prominent religious symbols in state jobs into the private sector.
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Enough Room to Offer Donations for Jesus and Muhammad

You may have missed it, but a harmless joke from Jamie Foxx - a reference to Barack Obama as "our Lord and savior" - has stirred up the predictable sectors of the outrage machine. I almost missed it, until Todd Akin's campaign reached out to its fundraising list and reminded me of its existence.
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