All Blog Posts Tagged 'national' (8)

Better Democracy Idea.

I have been wondering for a few years now what democracy means. It seems to me that it has never really existed, in representative democracy we vote for our leaders but in-between the elections officials and intelligence agency personnel (the real policymakers) seem to do whatever they wish, including privatization of public services and therefore introducing economic competition and commission type incentives to areas that should be for the welfare of people rather than reducing people to…

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Added by Quinn Tane Wilkins on July 3, 2013 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

UN wants to regulate USA telecom...??????????

From Democracy Now org



The Obama administration has confirmed it will oppose any proposal to hand regulatory control of the internet to the United Nations. Proposals have circulated to bring the internet under U.N. auspices at a conference of the International Telecommunications Regulations in Dubai later this year. But in a new position paper, the United States said it would reject U.N. authority and continue with its current system of oversight by the Department of…

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Added by AgeOfAtheists14 on August 4, 2012 at 9:57am — 7 Comments

Is This Really Necessary?

God Fearing Guy
IN GOD WE TRUST - This religious display is quite appropriate and didn't need an act of Congress to do.

I'm an Atheist, but I like most Theists. Really, I do. Admittedly I don't agree with them, but I'm also…

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Added by Omnipotent Poobah on November 1, 2011 at 4:55pm — 7 Comments

National Day of Prayer spreading like a virus to other countries

Not sure how sharing a candy bar makes you want to have a Prayer Day, but now it's in place in the Federated States of Micronesia, who has had a close tie with the US since World War II, and is very religious, although not as diverse as the US (Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 47%, other 3%).

"[President] Mori explained he was inspired to create this day for FSM after attending the 2007 Annual National Prayer Breakfast at the White House in…

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Added by Brion Hurley on December 4, 2010 at 10:55pm — 1 Comment

Support Judge Barbara Crabb

In April of this year, U.S. District Court Judge (Western Wisconsin District) ruled that the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional, and equated the 1952 and 1988 laws establishing the Day of Prayer as federally mandated calls for religious action. In so deciding, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb wrote that the government can no more enact laws supporting a day of prayer than it can encourage citizens to fast during Ramadan, attend a synagogue or practice magic.…

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Added by The Big Blue Frog on July 18, 2010 at 2:42pm — 4 Comments

A quick guide to being an atheist volunteer

It is an incredible feeling to be able to provide skills and abilities for the greater good of an atheist community. If you've ever wondered how you can volunteer with an atheist organization, here's a quick guide that will open your eyes to a whole new world of possibilities. If you have free time there's an opportunity for you to help, all you have to do is reach out and grab it. This guide is not inclusive of all opportunities out there, but a mere few to get you started.



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Added by V1ktor on June 21, 2009 at 9:22pm — 3 Comments

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