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 mean I’m a member of the American Party?
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%). [...]
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 a winner all by itself. People were skeptical, so Unity08 [...]
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 political terms, the Complete the Fence Act may have played its role successfully. In spite of the bill’s legislative failure, Representative Barrett can tell constituents back home all about it, to show them that he’s working hard to protect them from the dirty, stinking foreigners. [...]