Total voters in Bangor, Maine on Election Day 2015: 10,873. Bangor population: 33,000.
60 Senators Act to Keep Americans in the Dark About their Campaigns’ Contributors (Just Long Enough)
The filing of campaign finance reports electronically instead of on paper may not seem like a big deal. Who cares about the format, as long as information is made available, right? If you care about the influence of big money contributors on national politics, you
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
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
Are The Avengers really cool enough for you to keep tossing money Marco Rubio’s way?
A church in Oberhausen, Germany has decided to open its doors and house refugees within its walls. Members of the church will not only welcome 50 refugees into their space to live while they seek more permanent shelter, but are also setting up bathroom and laundry
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
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
On the discussion of racism, there is a noticeable and persistent difference between Lincoln Chafee, Jim Webb, Martin O’Malley, Lawrence Lessig, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders: Not all the Democratic presidential candidates are alike. At a time of persistent racial discrimination in the United States
Iowa Republicans believe that Christianity is under attack. In a PPP poll last month, 69% of Republican respondents indicated that “President Obama is waging a war on Christianity.” On the other hand, they report a surprising amount of comfort with war on non-Christian religions. Only
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