A month ago, a visitor to Irregular Times referenced a poll indicating that only a small minority of black Americans supported Donald Trump to declare that “the minority groups are supporting Donald Trump.” I suppose by that standard, if just one in ten atheists indicates they
David Rock, a businessman in western Iowa, defends Donald Trump with what he claims to be a rational argument in favor of banning Muslims from entering the United States. Does his argument hold water?
Clinton isn’t giving up the money. Her New York City finance pay-for-access party is merely delayed to a more propitious date, after the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.
Is this vision of rude phone calls by fake activists, paid for by corrupt super PACs, organized by cold corporations from far away, what you want to see more of 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
Even as Catholic schools work to teach their students bigotry, Catholic school students remain open to learning from larger society – and they’re teaching the Catholic administrators of their school a thing or two about what moral values like compassion and generosity really look like.
So far this year, legislators in the following U.S. states have introduced bills using government power to promote prayer: Arizona Illinois Iowa Kentucky Minnesota Nevada South Carolina Tennessee Texas Virginia West Virginia According to U.S. Census data for 2013 (the most recent year for which
I thought the Republican Party was supposed to be the party of small government. Why, then, would Republican Representative Steve King of Iowa introduce H.R. 997? H.R. 997 is a bill that imposes big government requirements on millions of people who work for the United
We’ve been writing about some rather odd small time candidates for President of the United States, from Robert Milnes, who dreams of bringing the Nazi Party into American politics, to Nathan Norman, who harbors the fantasy of bringing Newt Gingrich into the Libertarian Party with
Sometimes, we can learn a good deal about political candidates by observing their supporters. When the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, run by John Philip Sousa the Fourth, announced the opening of an office in Iowa this week, Ben Carson supporters celebrated the
Ask a parent of young children what happens between 6:00 and 8:00 PM on a Saturday night, and you’ll likely be told that that’s family time. At 6:00 PM, the family will be having dinner together. Then, the dishes have to be washed, and the