The evening was sliding toward midnight, but the students were still hanging out. It was February 9, 2013, and the five members of Florida International University's Muslim Student Association had finished their evening prayers in the room they used daily at the Graham Center, the student union on t ... More >>
Sure, the Tea Party may be economically illiterate and prone to asking stupid questions of important people, but if its pols are booted out of office in 2012, it won't be because of poor communication. Those online commenters are really on their collective game. They hunt in packs, like wolves, o ... More >>
Congressman and possible senator Allen West lives in his own serene and strange reality where, no doubt, his recent response to a local Islamic group makes perfect sense. In early August, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) sent a 679-word letter to West urging him to cut ties w ... More >>
Mark Rowley wants to shred the Koran.We're not sure what the Koran ever did to Florida, but residents of our state seem to have a habit of wanting to burn it. Hot on the heels of Rev. Terry Jones' burning of the Muslim holy book in his tiny Gainesville church, Boca Raton resident Mark Rowley soug ... More >>
A candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.
Pastor Terry JonesPastor Terry Jones and his small Gainesville church known as the Dove World Outreach Center will continue with their plans to burn copies of the Koran, the holy book of Islam, on the ninth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks despite a growing backlash and warnings ... More >>
Tea Party fave Marco Rubio has been urged by the Council on American-Islamic Relations to boycott a North Florida event headlined by Brigitte Gabriel, a fiery anti-Islam speaker. But the event's organizer says Gabriel is staying on the schedule -- and Rubio should think twice about declining his ... More >>
The controversial bus ads (top), as well as the pro-Islam ads (bottom) the group was spoofingMiami-Dade Transit had ten public buses driving around the county this week with ads imploring followers to leave the Islamic faith. "Fatwa on your head? Is your community or family threatening you?" read ... More >>
After Imam Foad Farahi declined to become a federal informant, the government tried to destroy him.
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"If the missiles had remained, we would have used them against the very heart of America, including New York."
Remember when a copy of the DVD Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West -- a film decried as Christian propaganda that seems to suggest Islam leads to terrorism -- was included in a Sunday Herald? And we ripped the daily a new one for not initially explaining the controversial inclusion -- ... More >>
Remember that Anti-Radical Islam DVD, Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West, you got in your Herald two weekends ago? Remember how we said it was controversial, and possibly a teensy bit Anti-Islam, as opposed to plain old anti-Radical Islam? Remember how after we suggested The Herald shou ... More >>
On Sunday The Miami Herald was one of more than 70 publications that was paid to distribute a DVD of a controversial documentary about radical Islam called Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West. Yesterday, Riptide was concerned that, unlike many papers, The Herald had not printed a story ... More >>