Friday Roundup- Week 7

Friday Khutbah Since I am doing this a few days after “Friday” I really don’t have much to say about the Khutbah (though I may have also missed it, possibly, most likely). Blog in Review For updates on my San Francisco trip- if anyone is interested in reading the review- Hotel Vertigo.  For the full MuirContinue reading “Friday Roundup- Week 7”

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Why I can support Obama but not vote for him

I wrote an earlier post, where I shared an unpublished letter about how frustrated I was last year in August with President Obama.  I cannot consciously vote for President Obama given his stances on a range of issues.  He is, in my opinion, not someone who fits well with my conscious.  However, I think peopleContinue reading “Why I can support Obama but not vote for him”

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United Nations Anniversary: Presidential Election, Foreign Policy and the Final Debate

Its incredibly fitting that this week was the third and final Presidential debate in the United States because it was the week that the United Nations was formally established and its also the week that the most intense foreign policy crisis of a generation occurred- the Cuban Missile Crisis.  I want to take this opportunityContinue reading “United Nations Anniversary: Presidential Election, Foreign Policy and the Final Debate”

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Las Vegas, Nevada- Early Voting, Precinct Walking for Obama and Polls

I volunteered for the Obama For America campaign as part of the Asian American Pacific Islanders (CA)aravan from Los Angeles.  I was out in a western Vegas suburb going door to door to encourage people to support Obama and to vote early. The list of folks i was supposed to talk to- 95 homes inContinue reading “Las Vegas, Nevada- Early Voting, Precinct Walking for Obama and Polls”

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Friday Roundup- Week 4

Firday Khutbah Great Khutbah, but note to self, give a Hajj khutbah six months prior to Hajj, that way folks will feel compelled that its time to start planning for Hajj this year, sometimes people loose track of the important things, getting caught up in the world when they made an intention to go toContinue reading “Friday Roundup- Week 4”

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Registering to Vote, Californians only have a few more days

Got the sample ballot two weeks ago.  By now even the person living out in the woods will know there is an election going on.  Regardless how you plan to vote, PLEASE VOTE. Your vote does matter, who goes into public office will affect you.  Watch this Fung Brothers video on how exactly close toContinue reading “Registering to Vote, Californians only have a few more days”

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Hofstra Debate: Round 2- DJ Rawmoney$

The people at the top of this country have this feeling that the rules dont apply to them.  Romney is exactly the archetype of this reality.  So we got these debate rules- people negotiated how everything was going to play out during this debate and within the first few minutes of this debate Romney threwContinue reading “Hofstra Debate: Round 2- DJ Rawmoney$”

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Cutting the Cable Cord

I went through six years of living without cable connection.  This wasn’t as hard as some might think it would be because growing up my family didn’t get basic cable until I got to Junior High.  When I say I grew up on public access television, its no lie, thats all we picked up outContinue reading “Cutting the Cable Cord”

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Syria- The Conundrum of Defining Terrorism

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem’s speech during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. accused some security council members- France, UK and the US- of supporting “terrorism” in the country.  The rebels fighting with the Free Syrian Army on the other hand areissuing a dire warning that as the opposition continues it hasContinue reading “Syria- The Conundrum of Defining Terrorism”

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MYLP: Senioritis- You are a Senior in High School, What to do?

If you are a senior in high school then it might be to late for me to help you.  You either will apply the stuff above or will work on the stuff below to catch up.  Or you will stumble along in life like everyone else.  The thing is if you are going to collegeContinue reading “MYLP: Senioritis- You are a Senior in High School, What to do?”

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