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COVID conspiracy theories: Bill Gates gives PERFECT response

People obsessed with baseless conspiracy theories want so badly to believe in extraordinary alternatives to reality. After all, why believe the truth when fabricated stories are so much juicier, right? People love conspiracies because they're usually so much more scintillating than reality. Let's face it, they're...

Trump tried to imprison his opponents, what it says about U.S.

Weeks prior to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, President Donald Trump told Attorney General Bill Barr to bring criminal charges against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, and previous Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for launching a supposed coup against his administration. “Unless...

Interracial marriage approval: Poll says a lot about us, but are there caveats?

In a call with reporters last week, Indiana Senator Mike Braun was asked if the Loving v. Virginia (1967) decision on interracial marriage should be overturned and left for the states to decide. Braun responded: “When it comes to issues, you can’t have it both ways....

Salary trend: Young women crushing young men in several U.S. metro areas

Although women’s salaries in the United States continue to be about 82 percent of their male counterparts of the same age, the gender wage gap is reversing among young people.Per Pew Research’s analysis of Census Bureau data, women under 30 are already out-earning men in the same age...

Sex on the first date, OK or unfavorable? What the polls say

Is sex on the first date good or bad?Perhaps it depends on who you ask.Some will insist sex between two mature, consenting adults shouldn’t be frowned upon so long as both are emotionally ready and physically responsible. Others, however, consider it taboo for a variety of...

Are malls are dying 2022?

Remember when it was cool to hang out at the mall? Oftentimes we’d go just to walk around, window shop, and people watch, all while bonding with friends or relatives.And although retail was always their central focus, we saw malls incorporate fancy theatres, restaurants, workout gyms,...

Population decline: Childless Americans not planning to have kids, surging

Are large families becoming passe? My maternal grandmother had 11 kids but my mom had only one (me). Per a Pew Research study in October 2021, a growing share of Americans without kids say it is unlikely they will ever be parents. Some 44% of childless Americans...

Angry MAGA types unleash hate on restaurant owner for flying Ukrainian flag?

Sickening. Ben Ashlock, the 41-year-old general manager of a Colton’s Steak House & Grill franchise in Bardstown, Kentucky, hoisted the Ukrainian flag (next to Old Glory) to show solidarity with the war-torn country. And then all hate broke lose…“My family eats at Colton’s Steakhouse, but will...

What’s Jim Crow 2.0? Understanding today’s outrage

Since 2020, you've probably been hearing politicians and reporters reference the Jim Crow laws of the past. If you’re under 55 and not an American history buff, you might not be familiar with the term Jim Crow or the laws that once identified with that name....

U.S. Elections: Why the Black vote is so crucial in some states

(Main image courtesy of MotherJones.com) Nevada serves as a fine example of why Black voters are so critical for Democratic candidates. Only 9 percent of the state’s electorate is Black so it’s easy to overlook their relevance. However, because Blacks, as a racial demographic, are so overwhelmingly...