Obaid H. Siddiqui

Obaid H. Siddiqui


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Obaid H. Siddiqui

Obaid H. Siddiqui is a freelance writer and journalist based in Philadelphia. He is a contributor to the anthology “All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim.” He can be followed on Twitter @OhSiddiqui.


Obaid H. Siddiqui is a freelance writer and journalist based in Philadelphia. He is a contributor to the anthology “All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim.” He can be followed on Twitter @OhSiddiqui.



ARTICLES BY Obaid H. Siddiqui



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45 Watch: The Devil Went Down to Congress

In his poem “The Generous Player,” the French poet Charles Baudelaire envisions an enchanted encounter with the devi


In his poem “The Generous Player,” the French poet Charles Baudelaire envisions an enchanted encounter with the devil, in which his host confesses that the only time “he feared for his own power” was when he heard a preacher proclaim that “the cleverest ruse of the Devil is to persuade you he does not exist.” […]

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45 Watch III: Russian Edition!

Prevyet! Or hello and welcome to your dispatches from the 2017 Scold War! Despite the many denials from Donald Trump, th


Prevyet! Or hello and welcome to your dispatches from the 2017 Scold War! Despite the many denials from Donald Trump, the cozy relationship enjoyed by our Comrade-in-Chief with Sarah Palin’s “next-door neighbors” seems to run dangerously deep. This week’s focus is on one major alternative fact that is easy to disprove, but doing so uncovers […]

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45 Watch II

It’s Week Two of Trump Watch and the the War of the Words is in full swing. The lies and propaganda shoveled by the Tr


It’s Week Two of Trump Watch and the the War of the Words is in full swing. The lies and propaganda shoveled by the Trump White House show no signs of slowing. Grab your goggles and face mask, and follow me as we wade through the nasty mess. 1) The Raid in Yemen Press Secretary Sean […]

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45 Watch: Your Alternative Facts Digest

It’s hard to believe that Donald Trump has officially been president of the United States for only a week. (One down,


It’s hard to believe that Donald Trump has officially been president of the United States for only a week. (One down, 207 to go!) From Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s incredulous first performance to Counselor and PR guru Kellyanne Conway dry-heaving out the Orwellian-esque phrase “alternative facts” to describe Spicer’s blatant lies, the new Trump administration […]

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Surveillance, Spectacle and the Panoptic State

Shortly after 9 p.m. on June 7, 2011, FBI agent Christopher Tarbell and his partner, draped in dark suits and bulletproo


Shortly after 9 p.m. on June 7, 2011, FBI agent Christopher Tarbell and his partner, draped in dark suits and bulletproof vests, climbed six flights of stairs in the Jacob Riis housing projects on the Lower East Side of New York City. The stagnant humid air on that 90-degree day hung over the agents as […]

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11 Ways to Get Yourself Noticed by the NSA!

A practical guide for getting a foothold in the terrorist marketplace.   The Intercept just released its latest lis


A practical guide for getting a foothold in the terrorist marketplace.   The Intercept just released its latest list of the Who’s Who in Muslim American government surveillance. The list includes almost 8,000 email addresses of domestic and foreign Muslims all of whom are viewed as highly valuable candidates by U.S. government agencies like the […]