New Study Suggests U.S. Has A Lot Of ‘Closet’ Atheists

April 19, 2017

… in the U.S., which Gervais argued may lead people to tell pollsters they believe in God even if they dont. A January 2017 Pew survey asked respondents to rate different Groups on a feeling thermometer ranging from 0 to 100. On average, atheists received a rating of 50, the second-lowest rating for a religious group, after Muslims. Given the centrality of religious belief to many societies, and the degree to which many equate religious belief with morality, there are profound social pressures …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… support behind her in a June runoff. Before Trumps victory, Millers activism had been limited to presidential years and to community Groups. Now, she founded a local indivisible group, protests at the local office of Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), and even testified twice at the state capitol. The Ossoff race is to me just huge, way bigger than Kansas, said Miller, referring to a surprisingly close special election last week in Wichita in which Democrat James Thompson came within 7 points …

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Republicans Catch Up In Early Voting For Georgia’s Special Election

April 16, 2017

… special election, according to Cohn. The national Democratic Party and liberal grassroots Groups have poured massive resources and energy into Ossoffs bid. Even Hollywood stars are chipping in, with Samuel L. Jackson taping a radio advertisement aimed at turning out black voters. The congressional seat became available when Trump tapped Tom Price to become Secretary of Health and Human Services. While Price won reelection in the district by 23 points in November, Trump won it by just 1.5 …

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Never say never again: When celebrities eat their words – BBC News

April 14, 2017

… re-entry permit had been revoked and he would have to be interviewed about his political views and moral behaviour if he wanted to return. He said: “I have been the object of lies and propaganda by powerful reactionary Groups who, by their influence and by the aid of America’s yellow press, have created an unhealthy atmosphere in which liberal-minded individuals can be singled out and persecuted.” By 1972, feelings had softened on both sides and the Academy of Motion Pictures …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 10, 2017

… social media allows people to communicate freely and share information, it enables the creation of like-minded Groups. If these Groups are big enough, or driven enough, they have the potential to positively influence and shape cultural progress. Recent examples of this include the Green Revolution in Iran, Arab Spring, the Occupy movement, and #BlackLivesMatter protests. And, of course, the new grassroots movement to end the stigma of addiction. Our community, once marginalized and shamed into …

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Trump’s online fans are ditching him after missile strike in Syria

April 8, 2017

… Middle East. So when that assumption proved incorrect, some of his most prominent supporters bailed or at least balked. The USA was not attacked. Why are we attacking Syria? I 100% don’t support this. Baked Alaska (@bakedalaska) April 7, 2017 Guys, I can’t vehemently oppose destabilizing the Syrian government for 6 years and then support it just because Trump did it. Sorry. Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) April 7, 2017 #Soros funded Groups have reportedly staged …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… in Syria because it helps connect the crisis to Americans memories of oustingsecular dictators, like Saddam Hussein or Muammar Qaddafi, only to leave space for horrific Groups like the so-called Islamic State. Defenders of Assads rule use the secular label to argue that he is better than any alternative in Syria, despite well-organized homegrown resistance to the dictator and differences between the situation in Syria and those in Iraq and Libya.Kucinich, a two-time Democratic presidential …

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Americans Persecuted By Egypt Regime Watch As Trump Embraces It

April 6, 2017

… of repression since he seized power in a 2013 military coup. They share the prisons with an estimated The Trump team has embraced el-Sissiclassifying eople dont know… that tax dollars are going to an authoritarian regime holding our American citizens, Soltan said. Working with fellow activists, he arranged for 2,500 posters to be plastered around the capital and created a display van that would advertise statements from Groups like Human Rights Watch. Other Americans with imprisoned …

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Meadows ‘intrigued’ on Obamacare change after Pence meeting

April 4, 2017

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s administration had meetings Monday with two key Groups of Republicans, whose split over health care policy caused GOP leaders to pull a plan last month to repeal and replace Obamacare. Emerging from a meeting Monday night with Vice President Mike Pence, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows said his group was “intrigued” by an idea the White House floated to give states more flexibility to opt out of Obamacare regulations using a waiver …

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Burger King Vows To Stop Buying Chickens From Animal Abusers

March 22, 2017

… Groups vice president of corporate outreach, said Burger Kings commitment will reduce the suffering of millions of chickens each year. Other companies implementing GAPs standards include fast-food chains Chipotle, Quiznos, Red Robin, Panera Bread, andStarbucks;supermarketWhole Foods;food vendors Compass Group USA and Aramark;and meat suppliers Applegate, Wellshire and Thompson Farms. Mercy for Animals specifically criticized Wendys. An online petition accuses the burger chain of using …

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Why The Fed Was Wrong To Raise Interest Rates And Slow Down The Economy

March 21, 2017

… that this concern is 180 degrees at odds with the robots are taking our jobs story. The robots taking our jobs story is one in which we dont have enough jobs and we have too many workers. The Fed obviously is not concerned about robots taking all the jobs or it wouldnt feel the need to raise interest rates. People not getting jobs because of Fed rate hikes are disproportionately less-educated workers and members of disadvantaged Groups. The other point is that the people not getting jobs …

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Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

March 18, 2017

… a permanent part of the program, unlike the temporary one in the Affordable Care Act. But conservative Groups targeted the program, calling it a bailout for health insurance companies, despite the fact that it was included in the law from the beginning. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) picked up the mantle and led a crusade to undercut the programs funding. Congress not funding the risk corridor program was the most consistent issue Kevin Counihan, former HHS official, on what he heard from …

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Chinese Students Say TheirNames After Racist Vandalism At Columbia University

March 10, 2017

… video, told The Huffington Post. Some students felt that the vandal acted out because of his or her dislike for Chinese people. The associate dean of multicultural affairs spoke out against the incident in February,citing a growing climate of xenophobia. The universitys Asian American Alliance, as well as several other student Groups, signed a statement condemning the racial antagonism. Yan said that the reaction to the video had been overwhelmingly positive and had inspired meaningful …

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Insurers Are Worried About The House GOP Health Care Bill

March 10, 2017

The main industry Groups representing health insurance companies have broken their silence on the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with smaller reforms. The health insurer lobbying organizations stopped far short of other health care interests, including the American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association, that have already stated their opposition to the bill promoted by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and endorsed by President Donald Trump. …

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Trump to conservative leaders: If this plan fails, I’ll blame Democrats

March 9, 2017

Washington (CNN)In an Oval Office meeting featuring several leaders of conservative Groups already lining up against the House Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Donald Trump revealed his plan in the event the GOP effort fails: Allow Obamcare to fail and let Democrats take the blame, sources at the gathering told CNN. During the hour-long meeting, sources said Trump chastised the Groups — including Club for Growth, the Heritage Foundation, Americans for …

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AARP comes out against House GOP health care bill

March 8, 2017

Washington (CNN)The AARP issued a statement on Tuesday declaring its opposition to the health care bill touted by GOP leadership this week. The letter — from one of the most influential Groups in domestic policy — is the latest blow for a bill that has already seen opposition from many conservative leaders, media organizations and interest Groups. “This bill would weaken Medicare’s fiscal sustainability, dramatically increase health care costs for Americans aged …

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3 myths that shape the transgender bathroom debate

March 8, 2017

… gender identity to avoid gender dysphoria or other conditions that may hinder mental or social developmental. Groups including Family Research Council, considered a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, cite the American College of Pediatrics in arguments against supporting transgender children. The American College of Pediatrics is estimated to have only a few hundred members compared to the 64,000 members belonging to the well-established American Academy of Pediatrics, which …

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