Travis Simmons

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Cutting Unfair Crack Cocaine Sentences Saves Taxpayers >$500 Million

#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

h/t @evanchill

Muslim Brotherhood

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 …

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 …

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

Louis Armstrong

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 …

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 …

Atheists Can't Be Real Americans

Hagee is the influential head of a 20,000-member megachurch, and his comments were amplified by Joseph Farah in a 6/11/12 WorldNetDaily article, …