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ISIS And Al Qaeda Considering A Truce, What Does It Mean For America If The Two Groups Join Forces?

ISIS and al Qaeda may be considering a truce. If reports that Qatar, a member of President Obama’s coalition to thwart Islamic State militants, is truly brokering such an agreement, could terrorism threats against America increase? Qatar...Show More Summary

Obama: Coalition Against ISIS Shows It Is 'Not America's Fight Alone'

last weekNews : The Two-Way

The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are "no safe havens" for those who threaten America.

Secular Coalition for America Begins Releasing 2014 Midterm Election Report Cards

The Secular Coalition for America is releasing Congressional report cards in advance of the upcoming midterm elections. They're going alphabetically state-by-state and there are a hell of a lot of Fs floating around: That's for Sen. Jeff Sessions, but he's not the only candidate receive failing grades down the line.

The Coalition of the Kind of Willing?

Barack Obama announced his new strategy for ISIL on 9/10: “So tonight, with a new Iraqi government in place, and following consultation with allies abroad and Congress at home, I can announce that America will lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat.” – The coalition partners are important because our efforts “will […]

US calls for coalition to 'destroy' IS group

America's top diplomatic and defence leaders urge 10 Western nations to help pursue the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Bricks Have Been Knitted; It’s Time to Show Congress

Remember how the Secular Coalition for America was encouraging people to #KnitABrick in response to the awful Hobby Lobby Supreme Court ruling?Turns out they got a few submissions:

Join Malibu Unites to Help Advocate for Non-toxic American Schools

Schools in America are more toxic than ever. Luckily, there are groups like Malibu Unites - a coalition of concerned parents, teachers, community members, scientists, public figures and environmental groups from across the U.S. who are fed up with toxic schools.

Republican Senator Blocks Resolution Stating Climate Change is Real, Then Gets Humiliated by His Colleague

When Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) spoke at last month's Secular Coalition for America Lobby Day event, he talked about the problem of science denialism. You can see video of that at the 9:59 mark of the video below:

Alfredo Jaar's iconic 1987 Times Square intervention 'A Logo for America' returns in August

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

This August, The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts, in collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, present a reenactment of Alfredo Jaar?s iconic 1987 intervention in Times Square, A Logo for America. Show More Summary

Did the Hobby Lobby Decision Make You Want to #KnitABrick?

What was your reaction to the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling? The staffers at the Secular Coalition for America were angry, but they know that anger alone won't change anything. They opted instead to create a visual that might stick...Show More Summary

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) Speaks at the Secular Coalition for America’s Lobby Day Event

At the Secular Coalition for America's Lobby Day, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) was one of the featured speakers and video of his talk is now online:

CA: Jobs to Move America Coalition Statement on Cancellation of Amtrak and California High Speed Rail Authority Joint Request for Proposals

On June 20, the California High Speed Rail Authority and Amtrak canceled their joint manufacturing plan for 43 modern high speed trains, concluding that the needs of the two transit agencies were too different to be addressed in a single contract.

Rep. Rush Holt Speaks at the Secular Coalition for America’s Lobby Day Event

At the Secular Coalition for America's Lobby Day last week, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) was one of the featured speakers and video of his talk is now online:

Christie: Obama Has Caused 'Catastrophic Effects Every Corner of the Globe'

On Friday, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) addressed the Faith and Freedom Coalition held in Washington, D.C. and with a theme of declaring it is time for America to face some "big and solemn truths." The governor said, "It strikes me that...Show More Summary

Herman Cain: ‘Stupid People Are Ruining America

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Herman Cain has a message for all you "stupid" people out there in America: Don't vote! The former Republican presidential primary frontrunner brought his particular brand of showmanship to the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference on Friday, where he lamented the fact that "stupid people are ruining America."

Herman Cain: A First Grader Could Run America Better Than Obama

Failed Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain—remember him?—laced into President Obama and his administration at the annual conference of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a confab for evangelicals and pro-life activists. Cain said the Obama administration was suffering from "a crisis of crises" on the home front and abroad. Show More Summary

Diplomacy Instead Of Drones?

Matt Steinglass encourages the US to embrace a supporting, rather than primary role, in confronting ISIS: It is much easier and less risky for America to aid the Iraqi government as part of an anti-ISIS coalition with Turkey and Iran than to do so in the guise of Iraq’s leading patron or ISIS’s archenemy. And […]

Big Cable fronts fake anti-Net-Neutrality group whose "members" never joined

4 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Broadband For America is an anti-Net Neutrality group entirely funded by the National Cable and Telecom Association -- Big Cable's lobbying front, that has represented itself to the FCC as a broad-based coalition that demands as much Cable Company Fuckery as the Commission can deliver. Show More Summary

Two More Members of Congress Added to Secular Coalition for America’s Lobby Day Lineup

Controversy over Edwina Rogers aside, the Secular Coalition for America's annual Lobby Day and Secular Summit will still take place June 12-14, and they just announced two additional members of Congress joining their roster of speakers: Rep. Robert Scott (D-VA) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA):

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