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Intro to Arab Democracy

September 18, 2012 Amer Zahr 2

Well, America, welcome to democracy in the Arab World.  This is what it looks like. Breaking News: Arabs are not that crazy about America.  Yes, […]

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All He Saw Was the Beard

August 6, 2012 Amer Zahr 8

Sunday’s attack on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin was horrific. The attacker killed six worshippers and turned his gun on officers before being […]

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60 Minutes of Truth

April 28, 2012 Amer Zahr 4

A weird thing happened last week.  A major American media outlet told the truth about the Israeli occupation of the West Bank.  This, of course, […]

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NYPD Alert: Beware of Muslims!

February 20, 2012 Amer Zahr 1

We have recently learned that the New York Police Department has been monitoring Muslim students throughout the northeastern United States.  They have been specifically concentrating […]

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House Hunting in Jerusalem

February 10, 2012 Amer Zahr 18

I love watching reality TV. Whether it’s “Cupcake Wars,” “Storage Wars,” or “Shipping Wars,” I just can’t get enough.  And no, I don’t just like them […]

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I Love My Mom

February 4, 2012 Amer Zahr 7

We don’t get to choose our moms, so I consider myself pretty lucky. She has been unconditionally loving and supportive. Most moms are like that. […]

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Cosby, MacGyver, & the News

January 21, 2012 Amer Zahr 12

I’ve always been prone to lose things.  It’s probably because I enjoyed a fairly privileged upbringing.  I grew up middle-class and fortunately never really wanted […]

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Star Spangled Banter

January 13, 2012 Amer Zahr 5

About a month ago, I attended the annual banquet of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) in Dearborn, Michigan.  Over 1000 people from all faiths, ethnicities, […]