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Bible-Pushing Christians Open the Door for Satanic Activity Books in Florida Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, right wing Christians, Satanism, religion, society, freedoms, ethics, government, rights, education, children )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - rawstory.com
Last month, a Florida judge ruled that if the Orange County school district allowed Christian groups to disseminate Bibles and Christian-oriented religious materials in its schools, it would also have to allow atheist groups to do the same.
We Have a Winner! Elisabeth Hasselbeck Is First Fox Host to Link NFL Scandals to Benghazi
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, Fox and Friends, republicans, politics, sports, dishonesty, society, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - rawstory.com
Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Tuesday may have become the very first Fox News host to connect the domestic violence scandal involving NFL player Ray Rice to the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi.
Phil Robertson's Despicable AIDS Argument Should Be the Last Straw
Society & Culture  (tags: society, TV, Phil Robertson, Duck Dynasty, homophobia, AIDS, ethics, dishonesty, religion, gayrights )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
With lessons about family, God, and buckshot, there is a whole lot of ignorance coming out of Robertson's megaphone. Dangerous ignorance. Despicable, inexcusable ignorance. The latest instance might be the straw to break the camel's back.
US Congressman Danny Davis Calls for Lifting the Blockade of Gaza
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Danny K. Davis, democrats, congress, Israel, Gaza Blockade, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Davis' move is the result of a sustained effort by the Committee for Just Peace in Israel and Palestine (CJPIP), urging the Congressman to advocate for an end to the Israeli occupation and to stop military aid to Israel.
Gaza Ceasefire Proving Once Again to Be Part of the 'Occupation Game'
World  (tags: Gaza ceasefire, Israel, dishonesty, 'occupation game', Human Rights, media, middle-east, government, ethics, freedoms, world, violence, society )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Unlike what Western mainstream media coverage of the conflict suggests, Israel violates the vast majority of ceasefires first."It is overwhelmingly Israel that kills first after a pause in the conflict:79% of all conflict pauses were interrupted by Israel
The Possible Price of Scottish Independence
World  (tags: world, UK, Scotland, independence, freedoms, economy, government, politics, news, humans )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - time.com
When Scottish voters go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether or not Scotland should stay part of the United Kingdom, many will be looking to their wallets as much as to their sense of national identity.
Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
Top US General Won't Rule Out Ground Troops to Fight Islamic State Militants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, U.S., military, troops, ISIL, government, ethics, news, terrorism )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - rawstory.com
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission for U.S....
Israeli Cop Charged Over Beaten Palestinian-American Teen
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Americans, Palestine, Israel, violence, crime, death, freedoms, news, law, society, rights, government )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday that police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, of Tampa, Florida, was beaten at the east Jerusalem protest that...
Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Europe, U.S., ISIL, terrorism, military, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, troops, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of their own nations taking the same action, a new YouGov poll finds.
 
 
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