This Business of Banning Burqas

    The West has taken a curious approach to combat the precariously rising tide of fundamental Islam in Europe.  Rather than criticizing its ideology or the contemporary interpretations that have led to thousands of incidents of violence, Western European nations have decided instead to propose legislation to ban the wearing of face-coverings, namely the hijab and the burqa that are commonly worn by Muslim women.   | Read More »

    Cultural Subjugation Stare Down

    I have a very wicked habit – I gawk.  I am a visual person who takes in every detail.  I can describe anything down to the minutest element.   I stare at people.    I scrutinize lines on faces and if someone is interesting or unusual looking I drink in the facets of what I’m seeing even more.  My bad habit has become a tool in writing, which | Read More »