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Biblical Signs in Headlines? Blogger Declares God's Judgment exerts itself through weather.

Whose Side is God On? The First Baptist Collinsville Test

Conservative Christians across the country continue to insist with some regularity that disastrous weather events like hurricanes and tornados are evidence of “God’s Judgment” for “sins” like homosexuality: What does yesterday’s disastrous weather event tell us about the direction of God’s judgment, then? News Item:  Destructive

Histogram of Median Income of U.S. Natives Born Out of State minus Median Income of U.S. Natives Born in State, for all U.S. counties, 2014 American Community Survey

Income of Outsiders and Insiders, by U.S. County

I am very fond of American Community Survey Table B06011. I mean this seriously: visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Factfinder website and see for yourself.  This data table will look at just about any U.S. place you specify, then spit out the median income

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A Lamar Smith Christmas

December 10: Rep. Lamar Smith cosponsors H.R. 4218, a bill to bring admission of refugees into the United States to a total and immediate halt. December 18: Rep. Lamar Smith cosponsors H.Res. 564, a bill that chastises Americans for not embracing the symbols and traditions

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Merry Chirsmas?

Walking with my kid through the drug store today, I saw this tchochke on the shelf. “Merry Chirsmas?” I thought to myself. “Haw! They spelled it wrong!” So I took a picture, thinking the whole thing was pretty funny. After I got home, I thought

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Welcome Refugees! America Is Happy To Have You!

The American majority welcomes refugees, and will do what we can to make sure that our government gives them the help you deserve. America is happy to add refugees to our multicultural community of human progress.

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