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Secular group: 27 secret atheists in Congress

The president of a secular group says that there are 28 members of Congress who do not believe in God, but only one of them feels comfortable revealing his lack of faith. Secular Coalition of America (SCA) president Herb Silverman told The Guardian that his group was aware of many…

Libyan military calls for a new cease-fire

A second attempt at a military cease-fire in Libya may be on the horizon, after Operation Odyssey Dawn began Saturday. Coalition military efforts have reportedly crippled Libya’s ground troops and air capabilities. According to UKPA, the new cease-fire was issued under a general banner of the Libyan government, and Gaddafi…

Family group demands Florida’s governor-elect stop selling porn

A conservative Christian group wants Florida’s Republican governor-elect to stop selling “pornography” to Latinos. The Christian Family Coalition (CFC) is calling for Rick Scott to divest in the website QuePasa which has a partnership with Playboy Mexico. Scott reportedly owns shares of QuePasa worth about $6-8 million — nearly 15…

Democratic ‘budget hawks’ champion expensive tax cuts for wealthy

With Congress poised for a showdown over the Bush tax cuts, 24 members of the Blue Dog Coalition – a group of House Democrats who tout “fiscal responsibility” as their core belief – are championing the extension of $70-billion-per-year tax cuts for the highest income-earners. The Democrats voiced their positions…

In activist’s video, Glenn Beck fans agree with Ted Nugent on shooting illegal immigrants

Fox News personality Glenn Beck says he did not plan Saturday’s event in Washington, D.C. to coincide with the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech. Yet still, his detractors remain unconvinced. Beck’s recent, frequent analogies between the civil rights movement and the right-wing protest…

Angle: My campaign is part of God’s ‘plan’

Over the weekend, Republican Senate candidate Sharon Angle told the founder of the Christian Coalition that her campaign was part of God’s plan. Angle is trying to build a wide coalition in Nevada between libertarian-leaning Tea Party supporters and social conservatives in an attempt to defeat Senate Majority Leader Harry…

Campaign launched against Comcast-NBC Universal deal

WASHINGTON — A diverse group called the Coalition for Competition in Media launched a campaign on Thursday opposing the purchase of entertainment titan NBC Universal by cable television giant Comcast. The 21 members of the coalition urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Justice Department to reject the deal as…

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