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Paul Ryan's Budget Inspired by Ayn Rand, Not Jesus Christ
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 2:28pm | Type: Press

April 27, 2012 Sojo in the News Brad Bannon ...

Iowans sign pledge not to abuse faith during political campaigns Iowans sign pledge not to abuse faith during political campaigns
Originally Posted: 01/08/2013 - 4:55pm | Type: Press

February 9, 2012 Sojo in the News William Petroski ...

Yes, Mormons Tithe, But Most Others Don't
Originally Posted: 02/03/2012 - 2:49pm | Type: Blog

But compared to other religious Americans, the Romneys and other Mormons are fairly atypical when it comes to passing the plate. Across the rest of the religious landscape, tithing is often preached but rarely ...

New Poll: Mainline Protestants Up for Grabs Heading into November
Originally Posted: 02/02/2012 - 1:03pm | Type: Blog

They may not be as large as Catholics or as active as evangelicals, but white mainline Protestants have a big thing going for them this election cycle: they are divided, and possibly persuadable. That's a ...

Castro's (Hypothetical) Death, Narnia and Middle Earth: The Florida GOP Debate Follies
Originally Posted: 01/25/2012 - 5:16pm | Type: Blog

At NBC's Florida debate earlier this week, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich got into a game of one-upmanship over where Cuban dictator Fidel Castro might end up after his hypothetical death. You really can& ...

GOP Primaries and Old Country Buffet
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 5:06pm | Type: Blog

If the GOP primaries were like Old Country Buffet, I’d be happy. Think about it. There wouldn’t be so much money involved and we could pick only the stuff we liked and ignore the rest. ...

Romney and Huntsman Tie in First New Hampshire Votes
Originally Posted: 01/10/2012 - 9:15am | Type: Blog

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tied former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman with two votes each, while Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich both received a single vote. President Obama also won his first vot ...

New Hampshire, the Right to Revolution and the Nation’s First Primary
Originally Posted: 01/09/2012 - 1:50pm | Type: Blog

The old Yankees of New Hampshire don’t like being told who to vote for. And, they especially don’t want to be told who should get their vote by anyone who works for a cable news company. ...

Ms. Bachmann Has Left the Building
Originally Posted: 01/12/2012 - 11:24am | Type: Blog

U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann pulls out of the 2012 GOP presidential race. After a poor performance last night’s Iowa Caucus — with a sixth place finish and only 6 percent of the ev ...

NEWS: Quick Links 2
Originally Posted: 10/28/2011 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

MEDIA MATTERS: REPORT: In Immigration Coverage, Fox Shuns Pro-Immigrant Voices MEDIA MATTERS: REPORT: In Immigration Coverage, Fox Shuns Pro-Immigrant Voices A year ago, N ...

The Daily Show on Evangelicals & Mormons: Battle of the Sects
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 6:38pm | Type: Blog

Last night on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart explains why, apparently, many "evangelicals" are supporting Rick Perry. +Warning: Videos may contain coarse language+ Last ...

News: Quick Links
Originally Posted: 10/18/2011 - 5:30pm | Type: Blog

Occupy Wall Street reaches one month Read more about the historic first month HERE. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial dedication: Quotes to remember Occupy Wall Street reaches ...