Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers?
Eleven years after the tragic 9/11 attacks, a small majority of Americans say that the country is safer from terrorism than it was prior to the September 11th attacks. However, nearly 8-in-10 say that Americans today have less personal freedom and nearly 7-in-10 say that America is less respected in the world today than before the terrorist attacks.
Last week, DC Comics unveiled a Muslim superhero in a special edition which references the 9/11 attacks. Simon Baz, the superhero, dons his crime-fighting garb in response to a wave of Islamophobia.
If you believe today’s middle-class Americans are worse off than their parents, think again.
Trying to donate to a GOP SuperPAC? Take a good look at the fine print: you might be the victim of a sophisticated phishing scam which lures would-be donors onto look-alike campaigns websites.
Turns out the iPhone 5 could be really, really, really good for the U.S. economy. And, as it so happens, the economy is consistently voters’ number-one election priority. Politicians, start vying for Apple’s endorsement!
Will political cartoonists be able to make a living in an increasingly digital age?