An Indiana state trooper faces a second lawsuit for proselytizing while on the job. Two different women have claimed that the officer pulled them over and began questioning them about their faith.
In a study by ECONorthwest, data from BLM visits in 12 states was compared with spending in local areas to find how much recreational visits on BLM land has boosted local and regional economies.
“US elections got poor grades because experts expressed concern about the quality of the electoral laws, voter registration, the process of drawing district boundaries as well as regulation of campaign finance.”
Perhaps only his sense of humor and of irony can save him when he hears the most powerful nation of the world speaking of aggression as it drops thousands of bombs on a poor, weak nation more than eight thousand miles away from its shores.
The World Happiness Report was released today, just before World Happiness Day which falls on March 20. The report was based on responses to the Gallup World Poll. By polling approximately 3,000 people in 157 countries..
“I don’t care what his actual positions are. I don’t care if he says the wrong thing. He says what’s on his mind. He gives honest answers rather than prepared answers. This is more important than anything any candidate has done in years.”
S.B. 1118 will be heard on the floor of the Oklahoma State Senate today, a bill which would criminalize abortion to first degree murder.
Atheist Congressman Juan Mendez gave an invocation at the Arizona State House of Representatives on Thursday that quite upset many of his colleagues for it’s significant lack of God.
I really, really, really didn’t want to talk about Donald Trump. I was going to write about the Houston debate, which was one hell of an ugly scene in which moderators begged the candidates in vain for some kind of order and sanity
The Atheist group the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) filed a federal lawsuit today against Texas Governor Greg Abbott for his forced removal of their holiday display, which depicted the founding fathers surrounding the Bill of Rights.
The CIA has had to adapt recently to the ever-changing field of social media and over-sharing. By setting strict policies for new hires, the intelligence agency has crossed into the social media realm and is there to stay.
First, a lot happened for the Democrats after the previous debate. Bernie Sanders was always expected to win in New Hampshire, but few foresaw Hillary Clinton suffering what NPR called a “blowout loss”.
Pope Francis visited Mexico this week, saying a mass at the border and calling for empathy and mercy for all immigrants fleeing violence and poverty.
In an effort to safeguard their customers’ privacy, Apple has refused to lend their assistance to the FBI in their investigation into the San Bernardino shooters. The FBI requested Apple create a software that would undermine the passcode installed on the shooter’s iPhone.
2016 NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY: Superdele-what? Relax, The Bad News for Bernie Might Not Be So Bad After All
Making the rounds today is the revelation that, due to pledged Superdelegates in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton will come away from her big loss in the New Hampshire primary with just as many delegates as Bernie Sanders.
If you’re anything like me — and I sincerely hope you’re not because people like me collect strains of HPV from European tourists in Tokyo’s red-light district about as frequently as Holly…
On 27th January 2015 the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, signed an order that increased the data collected by the police’s network of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras in the capital…
let’s all take a moment to mourn Martin O’Malley. The poor guy only managed to gain entry into this one because NBC rounded up his poll numbers, which are all below five percent.
Satan, Totalitarianism in America, and how a Bushwick Art Gallery got Banned from Facebook.
I’m at something of a loss to describe the 6th Republican debate held in North Charleston, SC.
Global outcry over academic freedom and human rights has erupted following news on Friday that the Turkish government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has arrested at least 18 academics and scholars for…
Relentless Rain We recently experienced the wettest December on record in Lancashire. Across the north of England, Scotland and Wales rivers burst their banks and many areas suffered devastating floods. (This post…
Merriam-Webster defines political correctness as “conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend political sensibilities (as in matters of sex or race) should be eliminated.” This isn’t the first…
Like many of you, I’m still trying to find my way in 2016. The stock market is running scared. (Thanks, China.) Trump is headed for the GOP nomination. Gun show sales are…
Eight years ago, I heard what sounded like a car backfiring. About a minute later, there was a knock on my door. I was half-asleep, got out of bed without throwing on…