Travis Simmons

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Cutting Unfair Crack Cocaine Sentences Saves Taxpayers >$500 Million

Crack cocaine<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Crack_street_dosage.jpg">David Monniaux/Wikipedia Commons</a><p>Looking for news you can …

#JusticeForTrayvon I yelled ‎HELP up to the second I pulled the trigger"said no one but Zimmerman EVER! @thebigfunny http://t.co/IIgamzfh3F

Day 22: George Zimmerman’s Second-Degree Murder Trial (PHOTOS X LIVESTREAM)

The defense is expected to rest their case today, which marks the 22nd day since the start of <b>George Zimmerman’s</b> second-degree murder …

George Zimmerman

Milwaukee County Sheriff: 'You Have A Duty To Protect Yourself'

A top law enforcement official in Wisconsin is urging people to arm themselves for their own protection.<p>Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is airing a new public service announcement telling residents that because of budget cuts, calling 911 for help is no longer their best option.<p>The radio spot …

Egypt : The Next President

Egypt

Watch A Young Boy Explain Why Egyptians Threw Out The Muslim Brotherhood

"We didn't get rid of a military regime to replace it with a fascist theocracy."<p>h/t @evanchill

Gods

The <b>Historical Library</b> is provided for those doing research into the history of nontheism. It is not intended to be<b>--and should not be used as--</b>a …

Faith

Abbott

The Bank of Wisdom is run by Emmett Fields out of his home in Kentucky. He painstakingly scanned in these works and put them on disks for others to …

Electronic Publishing

Songwriter David Lowery lashes out at rates streaming radio pays

The title of David Lowery’s blog post says it all: My Song Got Played On Pandora 1 Million Times and All I Got Was $16.89, Less Than What I Make From a Single T-Shirt Sale!<p>Lowery, the singer and songwriter from Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, posted that article on The Trichordist along with his …

Prophesying A Powerless God

<i>Ancient of Days</i>, William Blake<p><b>A god which can accurately prophesy the future is an utterly powerless god and a powerless god is no more worthy of</b> …

True words.

Louis Armstrong on His Chops

Louis Armstrong on His Chops | Blank on Blank

Wilt Chamberlain

Christian school cites Bible and 'impure thoughts' to boot girl from football team

A Christian school in Georgia is using the Bible to back up their decision that an 12-year-old girl should no longer be able to play football because …

Breaking News: 34% of Your Fellow Citizens Want a Theocracy

It's been just over a year since the American public observed -- many of us with morbid fascination and increasing alarm -- the Republican primary debates of the last election. Bachmann, Cain, Gingrich, Perry and Santorum all pandered to their Teavangelical supporters and brought their religious …

How The American University was Killed, in Five Easy Steps

A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public education by saying, “In 1920 H.G. Wells wrote, ‘History is …

Do Racism, Conservatism, and Low I.Q. Go Hand in Hand?

This morning as I logged onto Facebook, I came upon this image. Having followed the Boston marathon and MIT shooting coverage initially, I lost some …

Westboro Baptist Church Responds To 'Lemonade For Peace' Sale With Anti-Gay Taunt

The Westboro Baptist Church has responded to one little girl's campaign to raise money for peace the only way they seem to know how: with a homophobic jab.<p>Over the weekend, the story of Jayden Sink and her lemonade stand went viral online, with thousands of people sharing news of how a 5-year-old …

LGBTQ

Paula Deen's Dream Dinner Party Waiters: Black Slaves in White Jackets

<b>Paula Deen</b> was questioned for three hours regarding the $1.2 million lawsuit filed by the general manager of their Savannah restaurant last year, …

NYPD 'Hunting Of Man' T-Shirts Seen On On-Duty Officers In Queens (PHOTO)

On-duty members of the NYPD's Queens Warrant Squad were spotted outside a city courthouse last week wearing T-shirts imprinted with a Ernest Hemingway quote, that in the context of the officers' work, could be considered very disturbing:<p>"There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who …

T-shirts