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The irony of the Air Force's anti-atheist oath

Opinion by Candida Moss and Joel Baden, special to CNN

(CNN) – The Air Force has reversed course again and will allow an atheist airman to omit the phrase “so help me God” from its oath, the military branch said Wednesday. 883 more words

Christianity

"Django" Actress Daniele Watts Photographed Straddling Boyfriend Before Detainment By LAPD (VIDEO)

The story of Daniele Watts and the LAPD has taken a strange turn, as photos reveal that the Django Unchained actress was doing more than kissing her boyfriend when she was detained last week. 234 more words

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Giving Up Christianity, Embracing God - Day One

For those of you that have been reading some of my posts in the last twenty four hours, you know that I have decided to give up on Christianity. 473 more words

Truth

Privilege and rights in our communities and on our roads

A couple of weeks ago, I finally got around to reading Jeremy Dowsett’s post, “What My Bike has Taught Me about White Privilege.”  I’d been seeing links to the post on FB for a week or two, and I resisted clicking.  1,031 more words

Biking

The Rhetoric of Exclusion: Assumed vs. Stated

In my Texas History class, this week and the next two weeks are devoted to the question: “How revolutionary was the Texas Revolution?”

Yesterday’s lesson was “Blacks from Africa to Texas.” We looked at the development of enslavement in Texas; how (unlike in the British Colonies) it was transplanted as a pre-existing, very established institution by White  settlers in Texas; the debate related to enslavement between the Mexico government and settlers in Mexican Texas; and briefly at the institution after the Texas Revolution. 586 more words

United States

Real equality opportunity

A question to ponder while reading: is the “opportunity” presented in America really equal?

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He feels that his resume is the best… 305 more words

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