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In A World Of Religious Turmoil, America’s Ignorance About World Religions WILL Bite Us In The A$$

In A World Of Religious Turmoil, America’s Ignorance About World Religions WILL Bite Us In The A$$

Americans are pretty ignorant about religion. Even their own. An educator explains why this is a problem.

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Insists U.N. Resolutions Step Off Upon Sealing Nuclear Deal

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“Before the Geneva agreement [in November, 2013], they wanted to bulldoze Arak, reduce Fordow to dirt…. But these positions changed. They realized they can’t shut down Iran’s nuclear program.”

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US Police Killed More People In Just One Month Than The UK’s Did In An Entire Year (INFOGRAPHIC)

Infographic with U.S. police killings v.s. U.K. police killings: Elisabeth Parker with photos by Jamelle Bouie (cc 2014) and Geograph.Org.

That’s right. the U.S. has had more police killings in just one month than the U.K. (England and Wales) had in an entire year. That’s scary as Hell.

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United States Achieves Preliminary Nuclear Deal With Iran (VIDEO)

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What a difference a few hours can make.

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Shocking Photos Of Veterans Reveal The Dark Side Of PTSD (VIDEO)

Shocking Photos Of Veterans Reveal The Dark Side Of PTSD (VIDEO)

Every 65 minutes, a veteran commits suicide. This photo series brings attention to an endemic that needs to be addressed.

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Right Wing Nut Tells Anti-Gay Christians To Flee America, And Here’s Why (AUDIO)

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For once, we can agree with a right wing religious nut job. All anti-gay Christians should leave America… TODAY!

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Chaplain Loses Job After Suggesting ‘Selma’ More Christian Than ‘American Sniper’

Chaplain Loses Job After Suggesting ‘Selma’ More Christian Than ‘American Sniper’

What would Jesus see?

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Muslim Girl Courageously Sings The National Anthem While Right Wing ‘Christians’ Insult Her (VIDEO)

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A rally to promote religious tolerance was interrupted by so-called Christians armed with Islamophobic signs and slurs.

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Video Rallies ‘Westgate Style’ Attack On Mall Of America, But For God’s Sake – Keep SHOPPING (VIDEO)

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Shop ‘til you drop, America.

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Solid Majority Of Americans Oppose Boehner’s Invitation To Netanyahu (VIDEO)

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Is it finally time to prosecute Boehner? His invitation to Netanyahu is a violation of the Logan Act, a federal law.

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Think You’re Free? America Drops To 49th In World Press Freedom Rankings (WORLD MAP)

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“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” – Thomas Jefferson

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Black Mississippi Judge Throws The Book At White Supremacists In This Powerful Courtroom Speech

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In an epic pre-sentencing speech, a black Mississippi federal judge made it clear to the three white murderers in his courtroom that America is getting sick and tired of the hateful “white power” bullsh*t.

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Joe Biden Tells Netanyahu To Go Eff Himself, Will Travel Instead Of Attending Speech To Congress

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Vice-President Joe Biden has officially responded to an invitation to attend Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, and it’s a giant middle finger.

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Christian Missionary ‘Discouraged’ To Find Africa Isn’t Complete Wasteland That She Can Save

Christian Missionary ‘Discouraged’ To Find Africa Isn’t Complete Wasteland That She Can Save

Visiting the beautiful, thriving city of Nairobi, a Christian missionary feels cheated to find that it isn’t a poverty-stricken stereotype. “This girl from the states expected Nairobi to be like what you see in the movies. Or on Feed the Children commercials.”

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Nigerian Writer Turns The Tables On Ebola-Fearing America, Suggests Africa Screen Americans For Measles (IMAGE)

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Remember when conservatives lost their damn minds when a handful of Americans were being treated for the Ebola virus? Remember how Americans called for a travel ban on Africa and assumed Ebola was ravaging the continent? Well, thanks to anti-vaxxers, the tables have been turned.

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What American Customs Do Non-Americans Think Are Silly? Reddit Has The Answers

What American Customs Do Non-Americans Think Are Silly? Reddit Has The Answers

It’s pretty clear from these responses that non-Americans are more familiar with the problems in the U.S. than many Americans are.

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Guns Now Pose More Of A Threat To Americans Than Car Accidents

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There are now almost as many guns in circulation as there are humans living in the U.S.

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5 Recent Examples of Terrorism Suppressing Free Speech In The United States

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Houston, we have a problem. The terrorists are winning.

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Tea Party Rep. Louie Gohmert Claims America Will Be Destroyed If He Isn’t Elected House Speaker (VIDEO)

Photo of Louis Gohmert (R-TX) from Salon. http://www.salon.com/2013/05/24/louie_gohmert_women_should_be_forced_to_carry_non_viable_pregnancies_to_term/

The fear mongering has begun in GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert’s effort to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House.

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GOP Senator Lindsey Graham Vows To Follow Leader Of Another Nation Instead Of His Own President

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US Senator Lindsey Graham is openly professing his loyalty, and that of his Republican comrades, to the leader of another country instead of his own president and the American people.

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