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Prison expansion in New York

In New York after passage of the Rockefeller drug laws 38 years ago; a large part of gubernatorial politics consisted of prison building to…

Started by Clarence Dember

0 Jul 12, 2011

Newt Gingrich: USA may be taken over by secular atheist muslims.

cbsnews and politico "Likely Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has regularly been warning that Democrats are trying to impose…

Started by Daniel W

10 Jul 12, 2011
Reply by FreeThinker

The rights of the incarcerated

I must have been out of Civics class the day they discussed this in the constitution. Hard to believe this wasn't thrown out immediately.  

Started by Peggy Wilson

2 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by Jennifer Nicole

Tin Foil Hat Conspiracies

Ever personally known someone that had conspiracies theories?   I knew a guy that thought if there was a public phone next to a police stat…

Started by Thoughtland

3 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by Jennifer Nicole

Michele Bachmann objects to "E Pluribus Unum"

See here:   "E Pluribus Unum" becomes controversial

Started by Dave Niose

59 Jul 4, 2011
Reply by Grace Fitzpatrick

Florida 'law' makers? trying to subsidize myth for profit, again...

http://www.atheistnexus.org/forum/topics/theyre-trying-to-subsidize-god

Started by AgeOfAtheists14

1 Jul 3, 2011
Reply by Peggy Wilson

Abortion and Child Abuse

I was having this discussion on feministing and i wondered what people here would think.   The argument for allowing abortion is generally…

Started by Matthew Shafer-Skelton

47 Jul 2, 2011

Amato Disses Conrad: A Response

John Amato is a smart young wonk whose website I find nourishing diurnally: www.crooksandliars.com  Try it, you may like it.  He criticized…

Started by James M. Martin

0 Jul 2, 2011

Blagojevich Verdict

Guilty on 17 counts...adds up to 300 years in prison.  I had to rewind my DVR after hearing that on the ABC News tonight.  Of course he won…

Started by mojo5501

9 Jul 1, 2011
Reply by mojo5501

Republican candidates on same sex marriage.

Here is the video on their New Hampshire panel. I hesitate to call it a debate, although opinions varied. Ron Paul echos some comments seen…

Started by Daniel W

12 Jul 1, 2011
Reply by TK

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