The Pew Center for Religion and Public Life just came out with the results of a survey that glances across some trends relating to the collision of Americans’ religious attitudes and 2016 presidential politics. Among the results of the survey is the finding that: –
Why do they hate us? Why are they coming after us? Why do they want to kill us? Where are the voices who will speak out for an end to the bloodshed? These are the questions that people are asking in the the world today.
“Why would Muslims born, raised and educated in the West gravitate towards extremism?” asks Adam Deen in The Telegraph. Yes, wherever would people in the United States and Europe pick up a crazy ideology that tells them they can just go around shooting people? How
Ted Cruz notices that a crazy couple in California has killed 14 people, and says that it’s a reminder that America is at war. If this is the biggest hint we’ve got that there’s a war going on, maybe it isn’t really a war.
Wil Wheaton, who gained fame playing a space cadet on TV, sadly posted this message to his followers, yesterday: “Welcome to America. It has been 0 days since our last mass shooting.” Yes, welcome to America, land of mass shootings. Kellan Publishing writes with alarm
Back in August, when I first compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler, the connections already seemed remarkable. Not only did Trump keep a copy of a book of Hitler’s speeches on his bedside table, whip up his audiences into frenzied fury against foreigners, and have
It is demonstrably untrue that more people are killed each year with fists and hammers than guns. The FBI’s Crime in the United States Report expanded homicide data in Table Number 8 (source | source) demonstrates that firearms in general kill many more people than
Last week, a comment left here by Ella reacted to Peregrin Wood’s characterization of Radical Islamic Instant Internet Brainwashing Hypnowave stories as an unfounded social panic. Ella claimed that it is right to be afraid, since here in the United States we have become so
Nope. Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and Uniform Crime Reports. Someone tell Donald Trump.
Last week, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released its annual report on safety in U.S. schools, bringing our knowledge of school killings up to date for the 2011-2012 school year. Our mass media worries incessantly about the murder of children in the United States, but
There are many good reasons to disapprove of the 21st century war in Iraq. There are grounds of ethical integrity: the country rushed to war on the basis of lies. There are grounds of moral integrity: a third of a million people lost their lives in that war,