The Bull by Rand Clifford

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September 1, 2010

In the 1933 Paramount motion picture “Tillie and Gus”, W.C. Fields said:

“There comes a time in the affairs of men, when we must take the bull by the tail, and face the situation.”

The term “motion pictures” is rather archaic nowadays, but there’s nothing archaic about W.C.’s insightful wisdom—almost 80 years ago spinning a clear image of precisely where we are in 2010. Indeed, ours is a confusing time of wars over fossil energy, imperialism, secrecy, disinformation, massive upward transfer of wealth, economic collapse, environmental devastation and, well, bullshit. We’ve actually been deep in the stuff since even before Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States, wrote a more sobering scenario:

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Image of Muslims in America

Aug. 31, 2010

Congressional Muslim Staff Association Discussion on Image of Muslims in America

The Congressional Muslim Staff Association hosted a panel discussion on the image of Muslims in the U.S. Participants discussed the controversy surrounding the Islamic Center near Ground Zero in New York City, among other topics. Speakers included James Zogby, who heads the Arab American Institute.

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