Ben Carson: ‘The number one cause of death for black people is abortion’

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Republican presidential candidate, Dr. Ben Carson spoke this week with Eric Bolling on The O’Reilly Factor to discuss his recent comments on Planned Parenthood.Carson told Bolling that Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger was a eugenist who “was not enamored of black people.”But when questioned about the abortion rates among black women, Carson stated that it was a matter of deciding that black lives don't matter that much.“The number one cause of death for black people is abort … [Read more...]

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Kentucky lawmaker suggests delaying the first day of school to help with Ark Encounter tourism

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Kentucky Sen. Damon Thayer, R-Georgetown, and Sen. Chris Girdler, R-Somerset, announced plans to file Senate Bill 129 for the 2016 legislative session calling for a later start date to the school year.Their reasoning? To help more families enjoy Ken Ham's Ark Encounter. “Grant County is set to become a major tourist destination due to the presence of the Ark,” Thayer said. “But there won’t be many families from Kentucky visiting in August if we continue with the current calendar.” Thayer we … [Read more...]

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Jeb Bush wants to move Planned Parenthood funding to abstinence-only health organizations

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Former Florida Governor and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush wants to defund Planned Parenthood, just like almost every other Republican. But Bush has ideas for where the current funding should go.Bush Tweeted, “we absolutely have to defund PP and redirect those funds to other women’s health orgs.”But what organizations would Bush be willing to redirect these funds to? Well, for starters, they would have to be abstinence-only women's health centers and ones that do not perform a … [Read more...]

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Bill Nye says climate change is undeniable and humans are causing it

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In a new video released for the upcoming Bill Nye the Science Guy documentary, Bill Nye explains how we know climate change is real and that we know humans are causing it. Calling it undeniable, Nye states:“Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us.”The filmmakers said the film will focus heavily on Nye's work in educating the public on the facts of climate change. … [Read more...]

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Richard Dawkins talks about aliens and evolution in recent interview

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A Friend of the Danthropology blog and host of The Thinking Atheist podcast, Seth Andrews sat down with Richard Dawkins and the two discussed aliens, evolution and whether or not children are born scientists.The interview was conducted in Vancouver, Canada at the Imagine No Religion Conference. … [Read more...]

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Bill Nye the Science Guy reads mean tweets about himself

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Everyone's favorite science guy, Bill Nye read some mean tweets about himself in a new video to help promote the Kickstarter fund for the new documentary being made about him.Say what you want about him, he certainly has a great sense of humor. … [Read more...]

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Mike Huckabee suggests that as President he would deploy troops to stop abortions

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Republicans are eating up the lie that Planned Parenthood is selling baby parts from the abortions they provide, and abortion has become the new same-sex marriage, Obamacare rallying cry of the GOP.In a speech Friday, Republican presidential hopeful, Mike Huckabee told a crowd that he would “invoke the 5th and 14th amendments for the protection of every human being.” The Fifth Amendment states, “No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presen … [Read more...]

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Queen’s Brian May is a member of NASA’s New Horizon team

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This is common knowledge to many, but still really cool. Brian May, the famed guitarist from Queen, finished his Ph.D. in astrophysics in 2007. He began work on the degree 36 years ago, but it was put on hold when his band blew up and made him a world-famous rock star.Well a few weeks ago when NASA's New Horizon space probe flew past Pluto, May was on hand to help NASA interpret the data.“The Gods of the Underworld must have been with me, because I was there when the first...full-planet p … [Read more...]

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Right-wing lunatic compares women to animals in strange anti-Planned Parenthood rant

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Red State's Erick Erickson is not known for his logic, reason or sanity, and his latest rant proves exactly why.Erickson posted on Red State about the discredited Planned Parenthood videos the right-wing is continuing to circulate and tries to compare pregnant women to animals in vivisection laboratories in a very confusing rant. Coca-Cola has not only ruined its signature product with that idiotic Freestyle machine that makes all its drinks taste terrible, it also has subsidized the brutal … [Read more...]

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A new Wager in response to Pascal’s

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Any Atheism 101 course would include a discussion of Pascal's Wager, wherein Blaise Pascal, a 17th-century French mathematician postulates that belief in god is the statistically correct choice, as one loses nothing by faith in life, but has everything to gain should he follow god's plan--namely, eternal salvation and escape from hell. Or, as he says in his Pensées:... "God is, or He is not." But to which side shall we incline? Reason can decide nothing here. There is an infinite chaos which … [Read more...]

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