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on July 20, 2013 in World News

Americans Believe Secularization Bad for America

Pew Study: Americans Believe Secularization Bad for America A Pew Forum survey of 4,006 adults, conducted nationwide from March 21-April 8, 2013, shows that 48 percent of Americans believe a growing number of “people who are not religious” is bad for American society, while only 11 percent say it is a good thing. However, 39 percent say it does not make much difference. The study focused on Christian denominations and those unaffiliated with a religious organization. The survey’s results indicate that 78 percent of white evangelical Protestants say that the growing number of people who are not religious is a… View Article

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on July 20, 2013 in World News

‘Maybe the Police Are Killing Some of These Kids’

                      IL. State Rep: ‘Maybe the Police Are Killing Some of These Kids’ Illinois State Representative Monique Davis is blaming the Chicago Police Department for the high number of killings in the Windy City. She is not just blaming the CPD for bad policing, though. She wonders if the police are doing some of the killing. Davis, a House member from Chicago’s South Side district, uttered the accusation on Detroit’s WCHB-AM radio on July 16. “I’m going to tell you what some suspicions have been, and people have whispered to… View Article

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on July 19, 2013 in World News

New law ‘allows Obama to take over all media’

                  New law ‘allows Obama to take over all media’ An online radio host is sounding the alarm over a brand-new law he claims grants the federal government massive new powers to saturate Americans with domestic propaganda at U.S. taxpayer expense. “This law allows the federal government to have sweeping power to push television, radio, newspaper and social-media propaganda onto the U.S. public,” warns Michael Evans of America’s Voice Now. “It removes protection for Americans from the ideological diarrhea that will pour forth from this administration like ejected vomit.” Evans is referring… View Article

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on July 19, 2013 in World News

Student booted from U.S. college for favoring English!

Sues school over 9-month suspension for requesting nursing studies not be  conducted in Spanish An Arizona college is being sued for labeling a student a “bigot” and punishing her with a long-term suspension after she requested that English be used in her nursing studies class so she could learn the subject. The action was filed against Pima Community College on behalf of student Terri Bennett, who alleged that school officials created a “learning environment [that] was hostile to her as an English-language speaker The complaint alleges that Bennett repeatedly was thwarted in her work listening to lectures, finishing group studies… View Article

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on July 19, 2013 in World News

Holder, DOJ Won’t Return Zimmerman’s Gun

                      Holder, DOJ Won’t Return Zimmerman’s Gun Although George Zimmerman was found “not guilty” by a jury of his peers in the self-defense shooting of Trayvon Martin, Attorney General Eric Holder refuses to give Zimmerman’s gun back. The Sanford police department confirmed that the DOJ has placed a “hold” on evidence relating to the Zimmerman trial. Officers have been instructed not to return “any pieces of evidence to their owners,” including Zimmerman’s gun. The Daily Mail suggests this is one more sign that “the criminal section of the Justice Department’s… View Article

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on July 18, 2013 in World News

Gun Bans Ahead of New Concealed Carry Law

Chicago Pols Strengthen Gun Bans Ahead of New Concealed Carry Law In the wake of the new concealed carry law passed in Illinois, Chicago’s city fathers are adding more guns to the ban list and setting strict new rules for who can have a gun and what sort of guns they can have. Specifically, the city is renewing a ban on “assault weapons” and “large capacity magazines” within city limits. Illinois was the last state in the union to allow citizens to apply for concealed carry permits, but state legislators also gave local governments, municipalities and counties a ten day… View Article

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on July 18, 2013 in World News

CIA $630,000 Study Into How To Control The Weather

    The US Central Intelligence Agency is reportedly funding a study into how to control the weather. That’s right, being able to learn to control the governments and foreign operatives of the rest of the world isn’t quite enough – the CIA also wants to manipulate their climates. Well, sort of. What the CIA is actually doing is funding part of a $630,000, 21-month study into the science of modifying the climate, known as geo-engineering. Langley is interested in both solar radiation management (SRM) and carbon dioxide removal (CDR) techniques. The former involves sending material into the atmosphere in… View Article

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on July 18, 2013 in World News

America has no functioning democracy

    One of Germany’s biggest newspapers – Spiegel – reports: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter … in the wake of the NSA spying scandal criticized the American political system. “America has no functioning democracy,” Carter said Tuesday at a meeting of the “Atlantic Bridge” in Atlanta. Many other high-level U.S. officials have also warned that the U.S. is no longer a democracy. Carter also said that the moral authority of of the U.S. has sharply declined due to excessive restriction of civil rights. And – like many other top American officials – Carter also said that Edward Snowden’s revelations do not harm our… View Article

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on July 18, 2013 in World News

NSA Admits It Analyzes More Data Than Revealed

                          NSA Admits It Analyzes More Data Than Revealed As an aside during testimony on Capitol Hill today, a National Security Agency representative rather casually indicated that the government looks at data from a universe of far, far more people than previously indicated. Chris Inglis, the agency’s deputy director, was one of several government representatives—including from the FBI and the office of the Director of National Intelligence—testifying before the House Judiciary Committee this morning. Most of the testimony largely echoed previous testimony by the agencies on the topic… View Article

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on July 18, 2013 in World News

Army Vet Denied Right To Own Gun

Army Vet Denied Right To Own Gun Due To 42-Year-Old Misdemeanor Drug Charge Ron Kelly is a retired Army veteran. He used to fire tanks, cannons, and machine guns while fighting for the United States. However, when he applied to the FBI for the right to purchase a .22-caliber rifle from Wal-Mart, the FBI denied him, citing a minor drug possession conviction back in 1971. Kelly was still in high school at the time, and was reportedly sentenced to just one year probation. Two years later, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. “I went on to serve 20 years,” Kelly… View Article

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