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Accountability cannot be delegated away

January 4, 2007

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Sura 75 (Qiyama) from the Qur’an. The Day of Account will come. We are each responsible for whatever we do at work or elsewhere, and will have to answer to Our Creator for our deeds.

Bush says feds can open U.S. mail without warrant

January 4, 2007

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Source: The Seattle Times By James Gordon Meek, New York Daily News WASHINGTON: Jan 4, 2007 — President Bush quietly has claimed sweeping new powers to open Americans’ mail without a judge’s warrant. Bush asserted the new authority Dec. 20 after signing legislation that overhauls some postal regulations. He then issued a “signing statement” that […]

U.S. Muslim Mayor Avoids Mixing Politics and Religion

January 4, 2007

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Source: The Record By Maya Kremen “Hey, what’s up,” Mayor Mohamed Khairullah says. “Assalam alaikum. I got your e-mail.” Khairullah, 31, set a precedent in November by becoming the state’s first elected Arab-American Muslim mayor. Now he’s all about proving that, like any good politician, a Muslim can serve the public without mixing religion into […]