Politics

Military Subsidizing Religious On-base Rallies

Military Subsidizing Religious On-base Rallies

Reposted from AU.org March 25, 2011 Groups Seek Information About Army Support For Billy Graham Evangelism Rally: Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) have sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request […]

19 Reasons why the Federal Reserve is to Blame

19 Reasons why the Federal Reserve is to Blame

This is a great summary of why America is in so much economic trouble right now.  It isn’t the fault of the republicans or democrats or corporate entities.  Read the whole blog post and learn the truth about the Federal Reserve, the “fourth branch of […]

Serious Catholic Hospital Issues Brought to Light

Serious Catholic Hospital Issues Brought to Light

The tradoff of handing over administrative authority in return for magic crackers and wine seems to be a loosing situation for “Catholic” hospitals.

1946 Propaganda Film on Despotism

1946 Propaganda Film on Despotism

If you can get beyond the crackle and the downward drone of the announcer’s voice, this 1940s movie about despotism curiously describes where America is headed in a hurry. Presumably this film was composed as a propaganda film to show how much better American democracy was when compared to dictatorships in other nations.

Agnostic Dad looses Joint Custody

Agnostic Dad looses Joint Custody

Thanks to Malcolm for the link: alternet.com.  This is the most obvious form of religious discrimination in America.  The father feels he needs to pander to the ex-wife’s religion just to keep 50/50 custody of his children.  She doesn’t seem to compromise or care that […]

American Egos are Bigger than our Brains

American Egos are Bigger than our Brains

Here in America, it seems not only are our eyes bigger than our stomachs, but our egos are bigger than our brains. A new study reveals how this “better than thou” attitude dribbles over into our religious self perception:

Wikileaks releasing CIA Secrets to You and Me

Wikileaks releasing CIA Secrets to You and Me

Text taken from Wikileaks.  Visit their site to view the leaked content in full.  Tell us what you think: take the poll at the bottom of this article. Wikileaks began on Sunday November 28th publishing 251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of […]

San Fransisco moving to ban Circumcision

San Fransisco moving to ban Circumcision

In San Fransisco, a proposed 2011 ballot amendment would change the city’s code “to make it a misdemeanor to circumcise, excise, cut or mutilate the foreskin, testicle or penis of another person who has not attained the age of 18.”

Hitchens Speaks about his Battle with Cancer

Hitchens Speaks about his Battle with Cancer

This week, the Guardian put out a wonderful piece on Christopher Hitchens: Christopher Hitchens: ‘You have to choose your future regrets’ In June Christopher Hitchens, the hard-drinking polemicist and atheist, met his toughest opponent yet when he was diagnosed with cancer. The question on many […]

Why the Senate is Gridlocked

Why the Senate is Gridlocked

Wonder lately why the Senate has been unable to get things done? PBS’s “Need to Know” explained how the Senate environment has drastically changed in the last 20 years.