On the Monday before Easter 2021, Gallup published a poll indicating that membership of a church, synagogue, or mosque had dropped below fifty percent of U.S. adults for the first time in eight decades. For six of those decades, the number hovered around 70 percent. It has since dropped to just 47 percent, with the sheerest decline occurring in the past two decades. Religion In America Is Hollowing Out. The study noted: “The decline in church membership… appears largely tied to population change, with those in older generations who were likely to be church members being replaced in the U.S.
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is supporting lawsuits – purportedly from companies and individuals in the Xinjiang province – against Dr. Adrian Zenz, a German researcher and Senior Fellow in China Studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC). The VOC claims: The lawsuit, filed by Beijing-controlled courts, follows the extensive research published by Dr. Zenz detailing the systematic persecution of Uyghurs and other minorities in the Xinjiang region, including subjecting them to forced sterilization and forced labor—crimes unthinkable in the 21st century. This evidence is derived directly from official Chinese government documents. Zenz’s research has focused on such
In George Stephanopoulos’s very short interview with President Joe Biden – billed as “extensive,” “expansive,” and “wide-ranging” – the president denied the situation at the border, took a swipe at Americans who don’t “listen,” and bragged on his macho encounter with Vladimir Putin. On Vaccines: “Why Don’t You Be A Patriot?” Asked when Americans might return to normalcy, Biden had stern words for people who would ease up on COVID-19 mitigation measures and exercise their freedom to decline the vaccine. “I won’t be able to meet the July 4 deadline unless people listen,” Biden said. “I just don’t understand this sort
A royal couple have finalized a lucrative departure from an institution they hate. Cue the tearful tell-all. On May 19, 2018, nearly 30 million people tuned in to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, a celebration of their biracial relationship and marriage of two cultures. A black gospel choir broke out in “Stand By Me” before Meghan and Harry took their vows—and landed a Sony deal afterwards. Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland was hailed as “chic” and “a legend” by fashion magazines, no match for the continuous, flattering coverage heaped on Meghan from the likes of Vogue and Harper’s
It’s been in your social feed, on your televisions, and in the newspapers a dozen or more times today alone: the term “The Big Lie,” used by an elected official, pundit, or columnist to describe any challenge to the official narrative about the 2020 U.S. Presidential election. For example: President Joe Biden has accused President Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, and Sen. Josh Hawley of a “Big Lie” ; Rep. Mazie Hirono went on Anderson Cooper to accuse the Republican senators of a “Big Lie“; Dominion Voting Systems has alleged a “Big Lie” in their lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani; Jake Tapper