What happened to the melting pot?

by rex March 27, 2011 immigration
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Does anyone but me remember the “melting pot” theory? Basically, it stated that as immigrants came to America they assimilated into our culture. This was taught in public schools (at least in Monroe and Haynesville) into the early 80’s. Then it disappeared. What replaced it? Multiculturalism and the salad bowl. We all know that the […]

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The embers are growing

by rex September 8, 2010 muslims

“It is the duty of Muslims to react,” said Mohammad Mukhtar, a cleric and candidate for the Afghan parliament in the Sept. 18 election. “When their holy book Quran gets burned in public, then there is nothing left. If this happens, I think the first and most important reaction will be that wherever Americans are […]

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Stark burning differences

by rex September 7, 2010 muslims
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“Are you willing to have the blood of soldiers on your hands by this demonstration?” – CNN’s Kiran Chetry Is it just me, or does anyone else see the stark contrast here in the Qur’an (Koran, whatever) burning story? We have death threats, the FBI, the Secretary of State, Robert Gibbs, General Petraeus responding, suicide […]

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