Flim Flam Imam?

      Back in 2009 when the proposed construction of the Ground Zero Mosque was a hot topic I designated Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the guiding force behind the project, the Flim Flam Imam because of his speaking of

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Res et Explicatio for AD 9-13-2010

[Update:  RealCatholicTV is back online!] Salvete TAC readers! Here are my observations and opinions on the Catholic Church in the Internet: 1. A RealCatholicTV (RCTV) representative is reporting that they have been experiencing technical difficulties and should be up and

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Just Build the Damn Thing

Travelling in the second half of last week, I had occasion to realize how pervasive the TV news coverage of the “ground zero mosque” has become — perhaps in part because it is doubtless a dream situation for TV news

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On Media and Mosques at Ground Zero

One of the interesting (by which I mean dull, predictable and repetitive) aspects of the 24 hour news cycle is that all forms of media have incentives to magnify and actively seek out controversy. Not only does this increase ratings/page

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The Ground Zero Mosque Controversy

This is a viral video sweeping the Internet by a group opposing the building of the Ground Zero Mosque. The Muslims wanting to build the mosque have their reasons of putting on the face of a peaceful and moderate Islam,

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