News and Analysis (3/18/17)

“On St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish. Even Nigerian Muslim bank manager and sometime poet Albasheer Adam Alhassan”:

Trump departs “from former President Barack Obama’s policy, which prioritized deportations only of those convicted of serious crimes”:

“The Muslim ban is … meant to dismantle our American identity, … strongly rooted in the belief that diversity is our greatest strength and that welcoming the world’s most vulnerable is our moral obligation”:

“Trump has vowed to take the fight all the way to U.S. Supreme Court” but conservatives urge him “to time [any] appeals to reach the Supreme Court after Gorsuch is confirmed” …

… but “Trump and his henchmen keep ruining their Muslim ban by bragging about it like dumb movie villains”:

Burgess blamed alcohol for his attack. No wonder Muslims despise alcohol:

When a woman chooses to cover her hair,  “since her body is first and foremost hers, no one has the right to question that choice, let alone prohibit her”:

The assailant yelled “You did nothing but I am going to kick your [expletive deleted] ass….  [Expletive] Islam, [expletive] ISIS, Trump is here now. He will get rid of all of you. Ask Germany”:

In Texas, a certified teacher tweets “Islam is not welcome in the USA” and “Your religion is cancer and totally justifies the notion that the Crusades did not go far enough” …

… while a school denies that non-Muslims are prohibited use of a room for prayer:

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