A decade after Prophet Muhammad cartoons, tension over free expression endures

Ten years ago deadly riots broke out across the Muslim world as word spread of several cartoons published in a Danish newspaper depicting the Prophet Muhammad. Today the former editor and some of the artists still live in fear of attacks. Specia

Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan was detained 3 years ago today. The question …

THREE YEARS ago today, Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan, an outspoken critic of the Assad regime, was reportedly abducted from his newspaper offices and “disappeared.” Two years ago this month, I wrote about how Raslan was feared dead — havin

South Sudan, Mesopotamia and French cartoons

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you'll hear the answer to the quiz about South Sudan. There's “On This Day”, some great music, and of course, the new quiz question. So click on that little “Listen” arrow above, and join in! Hello everyone! Welcome

Branco Cartoon – Horrible

Good work as usual, Branco. They self-righteously bemoan what they themselves cause. Does Obama or his tools ever think for one nanosecond that keeping that pot of hatred boiling may be contributing to this trend? There appear to have been more mas

A decade after Prophet Muhammad cartoons, tension over free expression endures

Ten years ago deadly riots broke out across the Muslim world as word spread of several cartoons published in a Danish newspaper depicting the Prophet Muhammad. Today the former editor and some of the artists still live in fear of attacks. Specia

Cartoons and the ‘jihadi veto’

COPENHAGEN — September 30, 2015, marked the 10th anniversary of the publication of cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad in Danish Newspaper Jyllands-Posten, a decision that would ignite a global battle of values over the relationship betwee

South Sudan, Mesopotamia and French cartoons

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you'll hear the answer to the quiz about South Sudan. There's “On This Day”, some great music, and of course, the new quiz question. So click on that little “Listen” arrow above, and join in! Hello everyone! Welcome

Cartoons and the ‘jihadi veto’

COPENHAGEN — September 30, 2015, marked the 10th anniversary of the publication of cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammad in Danish Newspaper Jyllands-Posten, a decision that would ignite a global battle of values over the relationship betwee

The NRA must help stop the violence

As news of another tragic shooting tears families apart, isn't it time for the National Rifle Association to stop throwing road blocks up at every attempt to deal with increasing gun violence? Rather than using their huge bankroll and lobbying power

Andy Parker: The NRA Has ‘Perverted’ The Republican Party

Parker told Alan why he used to be an Reagan Republican but now thinks groups like the NRA and others have “perverted” the party. They also discussed Parker's reaction to the mass shooting in Oregon, why he thinks President Obama is right to say th

Piers Morgan: Blame ‘Vile’ NRA for Oregon, Mass Shootings ‘Very, Very Good for …

The truth is that the NRA doesn't have a straight face. It has a twisted, deviant face. One that cons and cajoles, bullies and threatens, lies and smears. It has no interest in stopping gun massacres, because they are good for business. Very, very go

Our elected leaders bow down to the NRA – Pittsburgh Post

They individually have supported NRA-backed legislation promoting irresponsible gun rights laws. Another massacre, this time at a community college in Oregon, with more of our young adults senselessly killed, and still these heartless politicians lo

Opinion: The NRA’s profit soars as deaths from gun massacres mount

NRA head Wayne LaPierre has doubled down in the gun lobby's fight against regulations since the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012. The Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut almost three years ago did nothing to restrict access to guns, a

The NRA’s favorite myth, demolished: Australia debunks the right-wing …

While conservatives are busying trying to shutdown any debate on gun control following the 45th school shooting this year by yelling about Chicago's murder rates — apparently unaware that Chicago is the third largest city in the country but not ev

Friends of the NRA banquet helps fund youth programs

This year's Friends of NRA event will be, for the first time, held in the new Woodward County Event Center. The Friends of NRA Banquet is planned for Oct. 10. Doors will open at 5 p.m. for registration (for prizes) and dinner (brisket catered by B

Why Conservatives Mistrust Even Modest Efforts at Gun Control

The NRA's power is considerable and it is carefully and effectively wielded. But focusing exclusively on the lobbying angle overlooks the very real fear and distrust with which many gun owners regard the government that drives much of the opposition to ...

Hillary Clinton Promises to Confront the NRA Over Gun Laws

Clinton refrained just a day earlier on the eve of the Oregon shooting from harshly critiquing the NRA, and called on Thursday for stricter gun control measures. But she used her remarks on Friday to go on the attack, calling out Republicans for

Asheville, Buncombe property transfers for July 11-17 – Asheville Citizen

•48 Bent Creek Preserve Road (Lot 4), $105,000, Samuel Koerber, Tricia Lyn Stevenson Rody B. and Priscilla Singer ... •Lot 1 block 24 of the Methodist Colony (0.307 acre), $349,000, James P. and Marcia C. Price-Hyde Trust to Jeffrey and Diane Hut

Sam Tomkins ‘a better player’ as he prepares for Wigan return

Sam Tomkins aims to bring the lessons he learnt in the NRL back to the Super League as he looks ahead to his Wigan Warriors return in 2016, reports Sky Sports News HQ's Fraser Dainton. It is a beautiful day in the Lancashire village of Parbo

Rugby World Cup fails to capture imagination like Olympics

Scotland without Finn Russell for South Africa match · Sam Burgess will not start for England against Australia. ... No doubt about that but how many converts will they have and how many kids are throwing rugby balls around Hyde Park at the wee

New on DVD ‘Entourage: The Movie’ brings the TV friends to the big screen

Matinee idol Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his boys Eric (Kevin Connolly), Drama ( Kevin Dillon) and Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) are trying to take it to the next level with an ambitious project called “Hyde.” But “Hyde” .... Outlander: - Season O