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Separation of Church and State? Holy Books in American State Legislatures, 2015

Number of search results for bills before Congress and the state legislatures in 2015 featuring the word “Bible”: 267 Number of search results for bills before Congress and the state legislatures in 2015 featuring the word “Koran”: 2 Number of search results for bills before Congress and the state legislatures in

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What are Your Election Day Stories for 2015?

This morning at 9 AM, I sauntered into my town office to vote.  There was no line out the door.  There were no candidates politicking right outside the acceptable boundary.  There were hardly any cars in the parking lot.  Some nice elderly volunteers were having

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Report: Charter Schools Waste and Fail across 12 States

Yesterday, the Center for Media and Democracy released a new report on the publicly-funded, privately-run and deregulated entities known as “charter schools.” The theory behind charter schools was that private entrepreneurs could run schools in communities much better than the communities themselves, if only they

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Sanders, Clinton, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden

From the Democratic Presidential Debate, October 13 2015: Bernie Sanders: I think we should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway, and learn from what they have accomplished for their working people. Hillary Clinton: Well, let me just follow-up on that, Anderson, because

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The Part of the First Amendment that Walter Jones Hasn’t Read

Text of H.Res. 399, introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (NC): Text of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution: Whereas the United States of America was founded upon Judeo-Christian principles, and even today many Americans believe that our strength comes from these principles; Whereas

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?