Sadly, long time Hawaii Senator, Daniel Inouye, died Monday. Elected in 1962, Inouye was the Senate's most senior member -- the longest current serving senator at the time of his death and the second longest in Senate history.
The much-ballyhooed "War on Christmas" has become a predictable holiday tradition, with Fox News as both director and producer of this manufactured war, presumably for better ratings.
An open atheist in the U.S. Senate? Could be if South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley appoints SCA President, Herb Silverman, to fill the vacant spot being left by Republican Sen. Jim DeMint.
In an interview on Fox News on Tuesday, Rep.
Protecting the lives of children, even from their own parents, is the duty of the state. In most cases, the state does its best to step in when children are being abused and neglected.
I recently wrote that potential presidential candidate Bobby Jindal, touted as not stupid, nevertheless appears to be anti-science.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal recently urged his Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party." In order to win elections, he also advised Republicans to reject anti-intellectualism.
Regardless of party affiliation, any elected official that serves his or her constituency for four decades should be recognized as exhibiting the essence of representative democracy.
Election Day wasn't without its share of disappointments but for the nontheistic community it was overwhelmingly a very good night!