America

Poverty in America Is Mainstream

Source: NY Times Op-ed By MARK R. RANK Few topics in American society have more myths and stereotypes surrounding them than poverty, misconceptions that distort both our politics and our domestic policy making. They include the notion that poverty affects a relatively small number of Americans, that the poor are impoverished […]

Inflammatory Messages About Islam on Increase In NYC Subways: CBS

More Ads With Inflammatory Messages About Islam Appear In NYC Subway January 8, 2013 9:28 PM Share on email3 View Comments (credit: CBS 2) Filed Under Local, News, NY News,Radio.com – News,Syndicated Local Related Tags 911, ads, American Freedom Defense Initiative, Islam,Pamela Geller, Twin Towers,World Trade Center NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Another set of inflammatory ads has appeared […]

Call for total gun ban up

Inquirer: “We thought these things happen only in the US. Now it’s starting to happen here.” The death of 7-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella by celebratory gunfire in Caloocan City on New Year’s Eve and the shooting rampage three days later in Kawit town in Cavite province that left eight people […]

There will be blood

Source: ET About a week ago, a 20-year-old by the name of Adam Lanza walked into a school in Newtown, Connecticut — a small town a few hours northeast of New York City. In the next 30 minutes, Lanza shot and killed 27 people before finally killing himself. Of those […]

A Campaign on U.S. Debt Gains Steam

WASHINGTON — Maya MacGuineas has been ringing alarms about the nation’s growing debt for 15 years, imagining a day when a president and a Congress might finally work together to curb deficit spending. After watching President Obama and Speaker John A. Boehner once again come close to agreeing on a […]

Christmas Is Weird!

Huff Post: Alan Jones. I wonder if there’s anyway to recapture just how weird and peculiar Christmas is? We’re so used to it. The religious observers take it for granted and the Winter Solstice crowd keep dreaming of a White one. Christmas trees are everywhere and Christmas carols are heard […]

Why Christ Doesn’t Need Christianity

Huff Post: Shane Hipps. The long slow decline of religion in America has produced much hand wringing among Christians. The grief and anxiety are inevitable, but not entirely necessary. After all, Jesus didn’t come into this world to start a new religion. His stated purpose was actually to announce the […]