Hollowed v. Hallowed

The debate about the legitimacy of kneeling during the National Anthem at the start of NFL games is still raging a week after the Orange Menace first called the men who participated in the protest "sons of bitches". If you are asking for my opinion on it, here it is. Kneeling during the anthem is... Continue Reading →

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I’m Not Shia & Imam Hussain Inspires Me

Every year for the first ten days of Muharram I take the time to remember the martyrdom of Imam Hussain. I don’t participate in self-flagellation or any of the practices that have their roots in culture rather than in religion. On the day of Ashura, I fast, like most Muslims and I remind my family that... Continue Reading →

Talking To T(w)eens About Porn

If you are a mildly responsible parent, you have wrestled with the subject of kids and the internet. Many of us have used site blocking apps and software to try and keep questionable material out of the hands of our impressionable youth. I was one of the parents who jumped up and down in celebration... Continue Reading →

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