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Why is it So Hard to Do Religion in Prime Time?
Originally Posted: 03/14/2012 - 4:21pm | Type: Blog

Many TV network executives, advertisers and producers would sell their souls to get the kind of audience God has. But giving religion a starring role in prime time? Not so much. M ...

Jim Wallis on "All-American Muslim": "These critics are nothing more than hate groups."
Originally Posted: 01/11/2012 - 1:10pm | Type: Blog

The families in "All-American Muslim" don't conform to distorted Muslim stereotypes that critics had apparently hoped to see on the reality show. Well, too bad for them. ...

Lowes, Lowes, Lowes ...
Originally Posted: 12/15/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Blog

Lowes pulled its ad dollars from a show that aims to tighten the tapestry we call America because of a faux controversy drummed up by a hate group that said, through its claims of “propaganda," that it� ...

The Daily Show Blasts Controversy Over "All-American Muslim"
Originally Posted: 12/14/2011 - 10:50am | Type: Blog

Last night on "The Daily Show," host Jon Stewart and "senior Muslim correspondent" Aasif Mandvi took a few clever swings at the Florida Family Association and Lowe's for their opposit ...

All-American Muslim: These People are Dangerous
Originally Posted: 12/13/2011 - 1:02pm | Type: Blog

By attacking a show that depicts the lives of “ordinary” Muslims the Florida Family Association is promoting an ideology of necessary conflict. They are perpetuating the falsehood that difference is always dan ...