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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
This Saudi writer in Arabiyya (the mouthpiece of Humiliated and Despised of House of Saudi) that Trump's decision is not anti-Muslim
He says: "It is not true to say that US president, Donald Trump's decision to ban citizens of Iran and six other Arab countries was a decision directed against Muslims. If the US president wanted to target Muslims in his decision he would have banned first and foremost Saudi citizens from entering the US." He was not kidding.
Comic by Terry Furry, reproduced from "Heard the One About the Funny Leftist?" by Cris Thompson, East Bay Express
As'ad AbuKhalil, born March 16, 1960. From Tyre, Lebanon, grew up in Beirut. Received his BA and MA from American University of Beirut in pol sc. Came to US in 1983 and received his PhD in comparative government from Georgetown University. Taught at Tufts University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, Colorado College, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Served as a Scholar-in-Residence at Middle East Institute in Washington DC. He served as free-lance Middle East consultant for NBC News and ABC News, an experience that only served to increase his disdain for maintream US media. He is now professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus. His favorite food is fried eggplants.
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