Most everyone agrees that the Republican party and their policies favor the wealthy. In fact, a recent New York Times/CBS News poll showed that 70 percent of all Americans believe that the policies of the congressional Republicans favor the rich, at the expense of the poor and middle class. Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of taxContinue reading “why do we vote against our best interests? the answer: God is obsessed with sex”
By Stephen Foster, Jr. Long one of the most conservative states in the nation, Oklahoma is one state that has steadfastly refused to implement comprehensive sex education that includes contraception. Instead, Republicans in the state have advocated for abstinence-only plans that have been proven not to work time and time again. And because of that epicContinue reading “an Oklahoma school district figures out that abstinence-only sex ed is a complete failure”
From Addicting Info (author unknown) Take just 5 minutes. Imagine an America where only one religion dictates the law of the land like Rick Santorum suggests. Where things like the Patriot Act and Guantanamo Bay-style camps that enable no right to fair trial are created. LGBT Americans cannot only not serve in the military but have their children confiscated.Continue reading “which political party is better for America?”
Hey! To all nine of my readers – just in case you missed it or aren’t aware of the significance of this particular ruling by the Supremes this past week, I want to lay it out in very simple terms. Background: In elections Republicans do terrible with minorities. Blacks and Latinos, in particular, vote againstContinue reading “our return to state-sanctioned racism”
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So, what do you think? Why the correlation? This goes beyond this graphic, but why are the most religious states also the states with the highest teen pregnancy rates, and the poorest states, and the most politically conservative states, and the states receiving the most in welfare and other government aid? What is the connection?Continue reading “religious states = highest teen pregnancy states. why?”