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Christian Student Says God Wants You To Pay Her Tuition So She Doesn’t Have To Take Out Loans

Christian Student Says God Wants You To Pay Her Tuition So She Doesn’t Have To Take Out Loans

When God spoke to Abraham, it was to instruct him to sacrifice his own child. When God spoke to Moses, it was to instruct him to set his people free. When God spoke to Julianna Battenfield, it was to make sure she didn’t incur too much student loan debt while […]

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Glenn Beck: Book That Says White Owners Suffered More Under Slavery Than Black Slaves Is Great For Kids (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck: Book That Says White Owners Suffered More Under Slavery Than Black Slaves Is Great For Kids (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck is defending the racist book that Heritage Academy requires their 12th grade students to read.

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Senior Expelled From Christian College For Marrying Her Same-Sex Partner

Senior Expelled From Christian College For Marrying Her Same-Sex Partner

Marrying the person she loves may have just cost an Oklahoma woman her college degree. The Christian university she had attended for almost four years kicked her out when school officials discovered she had married her same-sex partner. Christian Minard attended Southwestern Christian University, a conservative Pentecostal school in Oklahoma […]

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Georgia Biology Teacher To Class: Evolution Linked To Satan, Racism, Homosexuality, Atheism, And Divorce (IMAGE)

Georgia Biology Teacher To Class: Evolution Linked To Satan, Racism, Homosexuality, Atheism, And Divorce (IMAGE)

Teachers like this only hold back students and their education.

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These Boys Were So Outraged by Sexism in Their School, They Did This

These Boys Were So Outraged by Sexism in Their School, They Did This

When a government report came out that stated French “teachers give preferential treatment to male students.” a group of schoolboys in Nantes decided to make a stand for gender equality. They wanted to challenge gender stereotypes in a visible, unignorable way.  Watch the video below, and I think you’ll find they […]

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Homeless Man Gives Kids Free Books To Encourage Them To Read

Homeless Man Gives Kids Free Books To Encourage Them To Read

This homeless man is exactly why you should never judge a book by its cover. Philani Dladla, a 24-year-old who lives on the streets, doesn’t look like someone who constantly has their nose in a book. However, he’s earned his name the “pavement bookworm” – a nickname given to him by […]

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PA Principal Cancels School Production Of ‘Spamalot’ For Being Too Gay

PA Principal Cancels School Production Of ‘Spamalot’ For Being Too Gay

A high school in northern Pennsylvania will no longer be staging a production of Monty Python’s Spamalot this coming year because the principal felt it was promoting homosexuality. The Tony award-winning Broadway musical is based on the cult film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The irreverent plot revolves around King Arthur […]

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College Graduate’s Angry Response to College Fundraising Attempt

College Graduate’s Angry Response to College Fundraising Attempt

  Millions of college graduates are struggling today to find a well-paying job.  Some want to build a career, some a family, all a better life.  However, an overwhelming majority are simply trying to gather enough money to pay back their student loans.  Unfortunately, for many, this is a losing […]

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GOP Destroys Sex Ed In State With One Of The Highest Teen Pregnancy Rates

Fox News commenters are predictably brutal and judgmental when the yearbook in an Arizona high school devotes space to pregnant teens.

If Hawaii has too many pregnant young teen-age girls walking around, then it only makes sense to kill off the state sex education program. Right?

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Conservative Christian Candidate Calls Creationism A ‘Scientific Theory’ In Race For Top Education Post In South Carolina

Conservative Christian Candidate Calls Creationism A ‘Scientific Theory’ In Race For Top Education Post In South Carolina

Sheri Few, running to become the state superintendent of education in South Carolina, has the foolish notion that creationism is a scientific theory.

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Leading GOP Senate Candidate: Creationism Should Be Taught In Public Schools (AUDIO)

Leading GOP Senate Candidate: Creationism Should Be Taught In Public Schools (AUDIO)

In the misaligned world of Senate front-runner, Rep. Steve Daines’ (R-Mont.), creationism would be taught along with evolution.

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GOP’s Plan To Make Teaching Creationism Mandatory In South Carolina Almost A Reality

GOP’s Plan To Make Teaching Creationism Mandatory In South Carolina Almost A Reality

Despite the fact that there is zero scientific evidence discrediting evolution, South Carolina Republicans want to force teachers to present religious creationism to students as an argument against it.

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LISTEN: Crazy Right-Wing Pastor Says Disney’s Frozen Is Satanic Movie, Leads Kids To Witchcraft

LISTEN: Crazy Right-Wing Pastor Says Disney’s Frozen Is Satanic Movie, Leads Kids To Witchcraft

Christian nutjob Kevin Swanson says Disney’s “Frozen” promotes witchcraft in addition to homosexuality. He thinks these films should give glory to his God.

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Christian School Discriminates Against 8 Year Old Girl Because She Looks Like A Tomboy

Timberlake Christian School in Virginia won't re-enroll an 8-year old girl because she's too tomboyish. Her looks don't match her God-given gender identity.

Timberlake Christian School in Virginia won’t re-enroll an 8-year old girl because she’s too tomboyish. Her looks don’t match her God-given gender identity.

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LISTEN: Creationists Think ‘Cosmos’ Is Treating Them Unfairly By Not Representing Their Views

LISTEN: Creationists Think ‘Cosmos’ Is Treating Them Unfairly By Not Representing Their Views

Creationists are upset over being unrepresented on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos. The show completely ignores the creationist view of history, which, of course, creationists think is unfair and just plain wrong. Danny Faulkner, of Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum, complained loudly about it on “The Janet Mefferd Show:” […]

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WATCH: Oklahoma Fox Station ‘Accidentally’ Cuts 15 Seconds On Evolution From ‘Cosmos’

WATCH: Oklahoma Fox Station ‘Accidentally’ Cuts 15 Seconds On Evolution From ‘Cosmos’

A Fox affiliate in Oklahoma ran a local news promo over the end of Sunday’s episode of ‘Cosmos.’ The station said it was an accident, but was it really?

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A History Of Republicans And Evolution As ‘Just A Theory’

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Anti-science creationists want us to think evolution is just an idea some guy threw out there. Here are all the reasons evolution is not ‘just a theory.’

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Missouri GOP Still Wants Kids To Be Stupid, Introduces Anti-Science Bill

Human Evolution image cc 2008 by Tkgd2007 and modified by Elisabeth Parker (2012).

Missouri Republicans led by state rep. Rick Brattin have introduced House Bill 1472 in an attempt to keep kids ignorant about the science of evolution.

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Four ‘Mad Men’ Era Relics We Need To Ditch – And Four We Wish We Still Had

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In many ways, the U.S. hasn’t progressed past the Mad Men era. And in some, we’ve gotten worse, not better. It’s 2014. Why are we still stuck where we are?

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You Wouldn’t Believe How Much Free Higher Education Would Cost

The cost of higher education is inflated due to our current funding model. Countries all around the world provide higher education at affordable costs. Image: Tax Credits

The cost of higher education is spinning out of control for American students. But what if there were a way to provide affordable public education, perhaps even for free (If that’s what you’re into)? According to the Department of Education, public universities collected $62.6 billion from undergraduates in 2012. Yes, […]

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