Authoritarian personality, a mentality closely associated with fascism and even nazism, plays a strong factor in the support for Donald Trump, according to some researchers.
While many political experts have struggled to explain the electoral success of Trump in the Republican primary, researchers like University of Massachusetts, Amherst Ph.D. candidate Matthew MacWilliams have taken a psychological approach.
In a recent column for Politico, MacWilliams reported that in December he did a national poll of 1,800 voters to explain the support for Trump. more >>
Pastor Greg Laurie's Harvest America 2016 Gospel proclamation was the largest one-day live evangelistic event ever held in the United States, event spokespeople say.
Hosted last Sunday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys, Harvest America drew record crowds, brimming with 82,000 attendees and an even larger audience of more than 180,000 viewers via the event's remote venues situated across all 50 states. An additional 90,000 viewers watched the proceedings via webcast at harvestamerica.com, bringing the number of cumulative participants to a whopping 350,000, according to spokespeople.
As a result of the Gospel event, thousands committed their lives to Christ. At the stadium, 6,300 made faith committments and another 18,000 came to Christ throughout host locations. An additional 1,000 webcast viewers say they, too, made faith commitments, bringing the total number of those who committed their lives to Christ to over 25,000. more >>
Sometimes people are described as being consume by their work. However for one meteorologist that idiom might have gotten a little too literal.
Liberté Chan of KTLA 5 thought that her dress was light enough that the green screen used to project the weather map would not mistake it for the background.
But boy was she wrong! Hilarity ensues as all of a sudden her body becomes part of the forecast, leading to a coworker putting his jacket over her like a gentleman should. more >>
Go is a game often mistaken for a verb in the English language. It requires skill, intelligence, discernment, and was for some time thought to be too complex for a machine to play.
But now no more! Go champion Lee Se-Dol, one of the best if not the best players in the world, recently lost a second time to Google's AlphaGo computer.
In a match watched by hundreds of thousands of South Koreans, Lee lost for a second-straight time to the machine, further proving that robots are indeed on the verge of taking over. more >>
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is speaking out against a Georgetown University student group that has invite Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to be a featured guest at an upcoming event.
Earlier this month the university's Lecture Fund announced that Richards — who has overseen over 2.8 million abortions as president of Planned Parenthood since 2006 — is going to speak at an event accessible only to Georgetown students and faculty.
"What we lament and find sadly lacking in this choice by the student group is any reflection of what should be an environment of morality, ethics and human decency that one expects on a campus that asserts its Jesuit and Catholic history and identity," the Archdiocese said in a statement Monday. more >>
Conservative author, pundit, and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza has gotten tons of attention for his latest cinematic project, "Hillary's America."
At the center of the film is the apparent argument that Democrats have been the scourge of American history and how Hillary Clinton will continue the trend.
The trailer wowed audiences at the Conservative Political Action Conference and has gone viral on YouTube, accruing almost a half million views in less than a week. more >>