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McDonald’s Will No Longer Offer Halal Foods in Detroit Suburb

Dearborn, Michigan, McDonald's decides to cut the halal foods from their menu after a $700,000 settlement was ordered due to fake halal foods being sold at the location.
Dearborn, Michigan, McDonald’s decides to cut the halal foods from their menu after a $700,000 settlement was ordered due to fake halal foods being sold at the location.

McDonald’s signs read “99 billion served”.  Some say “billions and billions served”.  Which shows that they do their best to serve EVERYBODY!

But now they will no longer offer halal–the slaugter and/or preparation of animals and meat in the manner prescribed by Islamic law–foods at the Dearborn, Michigan, location; which is one of only two in the country that offer halal food on their menu, according to MSNBC.

The city of Dearborn is 41 percent Arab American and the decision came down after the franchise had to shell out $700,000 in a settlement to Ahmed Ahmed in April, because he claimed that the location had not always served them halal foods. Continue reading

Twitter in the Center of Controversy Over Censorship

Can you believe that Twitter has been around less than a decade?  It has become such an intricate piece of the social fabric that it’s as if the world has never been without it…sort of like cell phones.  For the first time, we were able to say whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted, about whatever crossed our mind and get feedback.  Go figure. Well, now some of that will change with the new censorship rules that Twitter will be enforcing in some countries. Continue reading

Woman Detained on Detroit Flight 9/11 Claims Racial Profiling

Shoshana Hebshi, 35, was detained on September 11, on her flight from Denver to Detroit.

We wrote a story on Sunday, September 11, about two flights that were shadowed by fighter jets because of suspicious activity on board.  Well the story is back again with a young woman from the Denver to Detroit flight that was detained as a part of the suspicious activity on board.

According to the Detroit News, a 35-year old communications specialist, Shoshana Hebshi, who is of Arab and Jewish descent took to a blog  Continue reading