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Daily Archives: November 27, 2013

New Study Claims Watching BBC’s Planet Earth Inspires Belief in God

People who watch BBC’s Planet Earth are more likely to claim a belief in God and the supernatural, according to a recent study published in the journal Psychological Science. The research, conducted by Claremont McKenna College professor Piercarlo Valdesolo, demonstrated … Read More

Congress Introduces Three Bills to Help Growing Marijuana Industry

The marijuana lobby used to be considered a fringe group, made up of pot smoking college students handing out fliers. Today, the marijuana industry is a multi-billion dollar chunk of the US economy, with its own political lobby, fundraising, and … Read More

More Drone Deaths Since Obama Promise to Rein In Strikes

In May, President Obama responded to critics of the US drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen by saying that the program would be reined in, have new rules, and more oversight. While the number of drone strikes has, indeed, fallen … Read More

Prominent Pastor Encourages Single Women to Give Up Kids for Adoption

A prominent pastor and radio show host recently informed single mothers that adoption is the “best option for everyone concerned.”  Dr. Richard D. Land, the current president of the Southern Evangelical Seminary, former George W. Bush appointee and outspoken member … Read More

Customer Debunk Gay Server’s Accusation

A couple was accused of stiffing a restaurant server in Bridgewater, New Jersey and leaving her a hateful message. The waitress, Dayna Morales, posted the receipt with the message online. They came forward after they realize the story that aired … Read More

Police Officer Suspended For Taking Racist Video Of Disabled Man

A Michigan police officer has been suspended after racist videos of him telling a black man with disabilities to sing and dance went viral. The officer in the town of Grosse Pointe Park will also be forced to undergo sensitivity … Read More

Al Sharpton Says ‘Knockout’ Games Are Racist

Al Sharpton is finally addressing the disturbing “knockout” game that is making headlines across the country. The game, which has been predominately played by teenagers, involves trying to knock out an unsuspecting victim with a single punch. Reports of several … Read More

Despite Record-Low Approval Numbers, Obama Tries To Fundraise

As President Barack Obama’s approval numbers have reached an all-time low, he is being put in the unenviable position of trying to raise money from Democratic donors. He met with big-ticket donors for the Democratic party in San Francisco on … Read More

Why Was Alec Baldwin Fired By MSNBC?

Alec Baldwin has been fired by MSNBC. The network has dropped the actor’s show Late Night with Alec Baldwin after his reported use of an anti-gay slur two weeks ago. Baldwin chased after a photographer in NYC and called him … Read More

Pope Francis Slams Consumer Culture, Calls People to Serve Poor

Just days before Americans line up to snag bargains during the free-for-all sales of Black Friday, Pope Francis has issued an Apostolic Exhortation to the Bishops, clergy and laity calling for the world to abandon their consumer-frenzied ways. The latest … Read More