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Sarah Palin Says Republican Leaders Not Religious Enough For Her Prayer Circle

Poor Sarah Palin. It’s hard enough going on a RNC-paid shopping spree for designer clothes at Saks while the economy tanks. All those hands on you, fitting, fitting, fitting! It turns out that wasn’t the hardest part of the campaign, though. No, no, see, the really hard part of the presidential campaign was being constantly [...]

America: A Less Christian, More Atheist Nation

Have you ever wondered to yourself why the voices declaring that “America is a Christian Nation!” seem to be getting louder and louder in recent years? Wonder no longer. Results from the latest American Religious Identification Survey are out. I invite you to read the full report, but this table extrapolating from the representative survey [...]

America: A Less Christian, More Atheist Nation

Have you ever wondered to yourself why the voices declaring that “America is a Christian Nation!” seem to be getting louder and louder in recent years? Wonder no longer. Results from the latest American Religious Identification Survey are out. I invite you to read the full report, but this table extrapolating from the representative survey [...]

35 Blue States? 5 Red States? Gallup Data Offers Fear-Fueled Glimpse, Not Fixed Truth

In a press release that has already caused significant hubbub, the Gallup organization has released polling data from 2008 in which Americans are asked to identify themselves as Democratic, leaning Democratic, leaning Republican or Republican. Gallup finds that majority of its respondents identify as Democratic or as leaning Democratic. Furthermore, they use their data to [...]

Pharmacists' Efforts to Influence Congress Get Direct in 2008

Last summer, I described the incredible decision by eight pharmacists from across the country to give campaign cash to Rep. Marion Berry of Arkansas, all on the same day. Rep. Berry just happened to appear with at least one of those contributors at a news conference promoting Medicare reimbursement favorable to pharmacists. Just a coincidence?

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Cynthia Ruccia Didn't Put Her Money Where Her Mouth Was

Remember Cynthia Ruccia? She’s the former Democratic Party leader from my home of Columbus, Ohio who declared during the summer of 2008 that she would not support Barack Obama for President and instead would throw her support to John McCain, because hey, the overturning of Roe v. Wade is not such a big deal compared [...]

Claims of Global Cooling Resurface as Globe Warms

Global warming. Global warming. Global warming.

There. I said it, and it needs to be said. Web sites like Right Side News continue to make the claim that the Earth is undergoing global cooling:

“The year 2008 marked the tenth consecutive year of no global warming. This is not widely reported or known. In fact [...]

Light Up the Night with an I am NOT a 2nd Class Citizen T-Shirt

Saturday, December 20 just may be the busiest day of shopping left before Christmas at malls and plazas around the nation. With that in mind, Join the Impact has called for a nationwide set of demonstrations at shopping places around the country on December 20. The events are being give the collective name Light Up [...]

Mike Huckabee, Building for 2012 Run, to Put Witch Killing in Constitution?

Mike Huckabee, President, Witch Killer?

Mike Huckabee, Republican presidential candidate in 2008, is sure acting like he’s going to be making a run for president in 2012. He’s written a book. He’s heading to Iowa. When asked whether he’ll be running for president in the next cycle, he coyly responds that “I’m not ruling anything [...]

Video of Columbus, OH Post-Election Demonstration, Nov. 5 2008

A new group here in Ohio called Columbus for Peace (no website yet, though I understand there will be one soon) called for people to come to the corner of Broad and High streets at 10:00 AM to demonstrate for peace and the American Constitution today, no matter who was elected president. The idea was [...]

Seattle Calls Post-Election Obama Demonstration: 5:30 PM

Emma Kaplan of World Can’t Wait announces a post-election political demonstration in Seattle, Washington at 5:30 pm at the corner of 4th and Pine on Westlake. Excerpts from her call articulate the mixed feelings and unease of progressive Americans:

All of us living in this country will confront change after tomorrow’s election, but not the [...]