Lindsey Graham voted to approve of the appointment of Alberto Gonzales as Attorney General, although Gonzales was the author of legal memos approving the use of torture by U.S. federal agents. Now, Graham wants to be elected President of the United States.
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
In South Carolina a few days ago, Jill Bossi announced that she is running for Congress this year, not with the Republican Party or with the Democratic Party, but as a member of the American Party. The American Party? Hey, I’m an American. Does that
States that prohibit atheists from holding public office have a higher average rate of poverty (15.4%) than states that allow atheists to hold public office (13.1%).
If you support equal rights for gays and lesbians, don’t do what Barack Obama does, privately hoping that someone else will make the change. You have to take your opinion public, and vote for a candidate who isn’t afraid to speak up for what’s right. If you support marriage equality, support the Jill Stein for President campaign.
Past as Prelude: Unity08 and the Story of Big Bad Iowa & New Hampshire In the 2008 election cycle, the presidential bid called Unity08 started off its appeal for an online presidential nomination election in which it would run an election, count votes, and announce
These UU congregations all promote one particular religion – Christianity – over all others, in just about the same ratio. There’s not just a lack of diversity within Unitarian Universalist congregations. There also seems to be a lack of diversity between congregations. Unitarian Universalism insists that it isn’t promoting any creed, but these results show that it is promoting a particular creed – a special blend consisting mostly of Christianity, with a drop of Buddhism mixed in.
Big money and lavish coddling for Trey Gowdy from the banking industry comes just a year and a half after banks received huge amounts of money in bailouts from the federal government.
The Army has found no evidence to support accusations of a poisoning plot by Muslims at Fort Jackson in South Carolina, so of course headlines are spreading fear of a poisoning plot by Muslims at Fort Jackson.
Just 40 miles from Galveston, an oil tanker collided this morning with another ship running supplies to an offshore drilling platform.
In response to Rep. Joe Wilson‘s shout of “You Lie!” to President Barack Obama during his health care reform speech last night, right-wing Americans have come out of the woodwork to defend Wilson’s right to free speech: Pat: Actually, I applaud Joe! We still have