"Whether George W. Bush was the worst president in American history will be long debated, but his decision to invade Iraq is easily the worst foreign policy decision ever made by an American president," writes biographer Jean Edward Smith in a scathing verdict on the Bush presidency.
The local Arab American community is suffering enough attacks and divisions on all levels. When the Islamic Center of America controversy started last year, it took the community by storm.
In the wake of the murderous Orlando shooting, Michiganders embodied the words of the civil rights icon by coming together in solidarity against terrorism and hate.
Democratic lawmakers in the House were hailed in liberal circles for their 25-hour sit-in to force a vote on gun regulation bills.
Omar Mateen claimed to support ISIS, Nusra Front and Hezbollah. He was a gay man who claimed to be disgusted by homosexuals displaying public affection. He was clearly a disturbed individual — confused, hateful and violent.
The Holy Month arrives at a time when Arab and Muslim nations are going through tumultuous times, as our local communities face an unprecedented wave of bigotry and hatred.
Ramadan is a month of spirituality and forgiveness for Islamic communities around the world. It is also a time of joy and celebration.
The nature of Southeast Michigan's economy has changed over the past decades. Dearborn's leaders do not seem interested in adjusting to the new realities.