has compiled more than 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the
2008 and 2012 campaigns and is tracking their progress on our Obameter.
45 percent were kept and 25 percent were compromised. Check it out.
In 1964 Black and Jewish lawyers meet together to shape The Civil Rights Act. That summer the brutal murder of three Civil Rights coworkers sent a message that Blacks and Jews -- two peoples with
historical narratives of persecution and oppression -- could make the
ultimate sacrifice for one another and their shared ideals.
With each generation, the popularity of religious conservatism has
declined. 47 percent of the Silent Generation (ages 66 to 88)
are religious conservatives, compared with 34 percent of Baby Boomers,
23 percent of Gen Xers and 17 percent of Millennials.
False statements on both sides played a part in the shocking loss by popular GOP House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor. Of particular concern was efforts to demonize any bipartisan effort toward immigration reform.
A coalition of both liberal and conservative Evangelical Christians sent a letter to Congress urging measures to protect young migrants. It was signed by a host of religious leaders who recognize that these are children of God and deserve love and protection.
Chaney's claim on NBC’s Meet the Press
, Dec. 14, 2014, is refuted by high-level government reports based on a trove of
secret Iraqi government documents that fell into American hands after
The viral photo of a Ferguson protester was Photoshopped.(It is blatant lies like this that incite the prejudice --that creates the violence.) The real picture says, "No mother should have to fear for her son's life every time he leaves home."
Giuliani attacks the Justice Department's scathing report of racial bias within the Ferguson Police Department, claiming that there was little evidence to prove racism within the department. On the contrary, most people can see plenty of evidence in the report.
Charleston Mayor Joe Riley said, "Hate is the only reason someone would walk into a church and shoot people who were praying." But Fox News, Doocy says that the murder of nine people at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina is really an attack on faith. The gunman allegedly told the victims before the shooting, "You rape our
women and you're taking over our country. And you have to go."
The Black Lives Matter movement has been protesting police brutality and calling for criminal justice reform. Remarks like Palin's are exactly what creates the rage in the first place. Her bigotry dehumanizes people across the country and gives Christians a black eye.