Should the United States Attempt to Kill ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Islam’s Self-Proclaimed New Caliph?

In the New Republic, Graeme Wood explains what the Islamic State’s ostensible caliphate means to Muslims the world over:

The word khalifa means “successor” (to Muhammad), and as such, a rightful caliph can demand the allegiance of all Muslims. But historically, an applicant for the job has had to fulfill a few conditions. He (always he) must be Muslim, fully grown, devout, sane, and physically whole.



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Indiana Governor Says State Park’s Sculpture of a Kneeling Soldier in Front of a Christian Cross Can Stay Put

The Christian sculpture at Whitewater Memorial State Park in Liberty, Indiana that caused so much controversy can stay right where it is, says Indiana Department of Natural Resources director Cameron Clark. And Governor Mike Pence is backing him up:



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Which Christian Sculpture Are We Arguing About?

I just posted earlier today about a Christian sculpture at Whitewater Memorial State Park in Liberty, Indiana:

Part of the negative reaction, in addition to the presence of a Christian cross, was the amateur look of the kneeling farmboy/soldier.

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FFRF Prompts Further Scrutiny of Indiana State Park’s Statue of a Kneeling Soldier in Front of a Christian Cross

Last month, we learned that Whitewater Memorial State Park in Liberty, Indiana was going to receive a large veterans memorial statue featuring a kneeling soldier next to a cross, all underneath a giant eagle:

That sculpture was designed by Dayle Lewis, who didn’t hide his faith on his website:

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Bill Nye/Neil deGrasse Tyson 2016

On a recent episode of Star Talk Radio, guest hosted by comedian Eugene Mirman, Bill Nye was asked if he’d ever consider running for higher office.

To which he responded: “Neil deGrasse Tyson and I are working on our cabinet.”



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