Aug 31, 2015

Really Bad News for Religion, Republicans and the DEEP South

Here is a very interesting read if you're interested in political and social trends in America.   This touches on who's falling off the religion wagon, maps and discussion on racism trends, bad health and obesity, and why the Republican party is in deep trouble---even tho we can't wait for them to go out on their own.

Check it from the Daily KOS
Religion, Racism & the Consequences of Republican Policy: Poverty, Obesity & Incarceration

The Link.

Just a couple teases why you should go there:

Analysts at Floating Sheep, a website run by a group of independent cyber-geography researchers, found there was a spike of racist tweets on Twitter during and after President Obama’s 2012 re-election.    MOST RACIST STATES in AMERICA

According to the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute and their American Values Atlas report released last month, there is a significant rise in America of those who say they are unaffiliated with any religion. According to the organization's research director, this shift is "fundamentally reshaping American politics and culture"

There are more religiously unaffiliated people in the U.S. today than ever before. Starting in the 1980s, a variety of polls using different methodologies have come to the same conclusion: people who do not identify with religious labels are on the rise, perhaps even doubling in that time frame.
Baptists in the Bible Belt

Oh and lots more.

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