Archive: Rajdeep Singh
By vilifying the entire Muslim American community in both the letter and spirit of his upcoming hearings, Congressman Peter King and his supporters could make life palpably worse for Sikhs and Muslims in this country, and give needless propaganda points to terrorists, in ways that fatally undermine homeland security.
By Rajdeep Singh | March 7, 2011; 10:38 AM ET | Comments (5)
Mike Huckabee's recent broadside against Muslims is just the latest in a series of generalizations from the wannabe statesman, who believes that alienating an overwhelmingly peaceful, billion-strong religious community somehow strengthens national security.
By Rajdeep Singh | February 22, 2011; 05:06 PM ET | Comments (6)
As long as religious beliefs are immunized from critical scrutiny and the possibility of revision, reinterpretation, and even rejection, we should expect there to be more suicide bombings, more holy wars, more strangers praying for the salvation of your soul, and more apocalyptic preachers on television looking forward to the end of the world.
By Rajdeep Singh | January 4, 2011; 12:57 AM ET | Comments (8)
The latest top ten list issued by the Religion Newswriters Association omitted at least three groundbreaking developments in the realm of civil rights.
By Rajdeep Singh | December 28, 2010; 02:32 PM ET | Comments (3)
In the current economic climate,maintaining current tax rates for the wealthy (in the short term) might be a small price to pay for securing the greatest good for the greatest number of people over the long term.
By Rajdeep Singh | December 14, 2010; 03:49 PM ET | Comments (3)
Being exceptional is not simply a matter of believing that we are better than others by way of divine entitlement. Being the best requires effort and humility.
By Rajdeep Singh | November 30, 2010; 11:32 AM ET | Comments (11)
Pope Benedict XVI has given a jump-start to global dialogue about HIV/AIDS that will save countless human lives.
By Rajdeep Singh | November 24, 2010; 03:24 AM ET | Comments (4)
There is nothing good about the Don't Ask Don't Tell (DADT) policy. Its underlying premise is that homosexuality is so hurtful to the feelings of bigoted soldiers that repealing it will compel them to drop their weapons, experience physical and emotional breakdowns, and lead our military inexorably into a downward spiral of lost morale, in ways that benefit our enemies.
By Rajdeep Singh | November 17, 2010; 03:01 PM ET | Comments (9)