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How the US Government Spies on Americans without “Spying on Americans”

How are we to make sense of the news that the US government has been “helping” the UK government collect e-mails, phone records, app records, voice chats and now the naked web photo chats of millions of Americans? How can that possibly be reconciled with President Barack Obama’s bald assertion that “there is no spying [...]

Apparently in Oklahoma they feel God is Needy

Recently seen bumper stickers in tandem:

The America Bless God website referred to on the bumper sticker explains itself:

As I have been growing in my faith, learning about God, country, life, and all that makes up our life, I have rediscovered that we, America, the United States, were founded as a God honoring [...]

Whip A Nigger Today on the $3 Bill: Just a Historical Reference!

It’s not racist at all. No, really, it’s not! When the phrase “Whip A Nigger Today” appears on the $3 Bill, it is not intended to endorse racism or the re-establishment of slavery, but instead to acknowledge the nation’s heritage of slavery dating to the days of America’s founding fathers. Really. That’s all the phrase [...]

A Royal Story Ending in President Caroline Kennedy

Why is Caroline Kennedy as a U.S. Senator remotely possible and making such big news on the East Coast? I suspect the answer is the same as the answer to the questions:

Why is Andrew Cuomo the second-best shot for the Senate seat? Why did Hillary Clinton win that Senate seat in the first place? [...]

I Came, I Saw, I Conquered $4.00 Per Gallon at the Pump

Charles Adamczyk writes in a letter to the editor to the Erie Times-News:

Gas prices. CEO salaries. Governments. Politicians. Voting. Democracy. Judicial system. Murder. Polygamy. Rape. Homosexual weddings. Ego. Evolution. Entertainment industry, and so on.

Can anyone describe to me the old Roman Empire?

Well, I just did. Unfortunately for me, it’s now called the [...]