Extra Life 2014: I’ll be streaming all day tomorrow to raise money for sick children.

DO ME A FAVOR AND HELP SPREAD THE WORD OF THIS ON YOUR SOCIAL MEDIAFor those who don't know about the Extra Life movement, here's a video that tells the story:This year I'm getting involved.  I've selected the KU Medical Center as my Children's Miracle Network Hospital.  They treat thousands of children each year, regardless of their family's ability to pay (for someone who has needed similar help with medical treatment in the past, this resonates a little stronger with me). T … [Read More...]

Couple intervenes to defend Kansas gay marriage ban by saying SSM violates their property rights.

So the 9th Circuit ruling that gay marriage bans are unconstitutional affects us right here in Kansas.  Except Gov. Brownback is trying to rally his base in a neck and neck re-election race by fighting delaying the inevitable.  Essentially, after the 9th Circuit ruling a couple lesbians couples applied for marriage licenses.  Gov. Brownback had instructed the state not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, so the ACLU filed a suit on behalf of these lesbian couples which, given the 9th … [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: broken leg sucks.

What a strange name for a morning happiness post, right?The caption on this one read "She's upset about breaking her leg falling off a suitcase." … [Read More...]

Haven’t we been here before?

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Interview with Andrea Desky of the P.A.S.T.A. Foundation.

At Apostacon this year I met a young woman named Andrea Desky,  She gave awesome hugs and was running around all weekend with an expensive-looking camera and a colander on her head.  I found out later that she was the head of a group called the PASTA Foundation which recently got their first blast i … [Read More...]

FOX News: Texas public school should keep explicitly Christian plaques because of “culture in the South.”

First, let's set the stage: Earlier this year, the Midlothian Independent School District covered Christian plaques at two schools after the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) threatened to sue. But parents and students protested, and the Midlothian ISD board voted to uncover the … [Read More...]

Another North Carolina magistrate resigns rather than serve the public equally.

Another North Carolina judge has realized a problem: his religious beliefs insist he not do his job properly, but he likes his job.  Give the choice between adequately filling his role as a government employee and abiding by his religion, he made the best choice for himself: he resigned his position … [Read More...]

Legal win: Texas school district agrees to stop announcing local church events.

This one comes from the American Humanist Association's legal team:The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center received a notice from school district officials at Lake Dallas Independent School District in Corinth, Texas, that the Lake Dallas High School’s football sta … [Read More...]

Possible solution to “play store” problem.

Just saw this from one of the tech people at Patheos: For anyone getting (or having) complaints about the ios hack that reroutes people from Patheos to the App store or deadend pages, tell them to update to the latest version of the Facebook Mobile app. It seems to have patched the hole that … [Read More...]

Republican state senator in NC introduces bill that would allow magistrates to refuse gay couples.

In North Carolina some magistrates are resigning rather than issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  Of course, some are trying to paint them as victims instead of people incapable of doing a simple job.Since marriage equality’s arrival in North Carolina this month, at least two mag … [Read More...]

Alaska “fighting” gay marriage with legal and political masturbation.

Gov. Sean Parnell has filed an en banc marriage ruling with the 9th Circuit.  For those who don't know, an en banc request is a request for a case to be heard by all the judges on a court, not just the panel that made the ruling. Compelled by Latta v. Otter, (9th Cir. Oct. 7, 2014), the district c … [Read More...]

Republican with…unique fetish standing firm against the deviant homosexual agenda.

Jordan Haskins is a Republican running for the state House and boy, is he fed up with the homosexual agenda.“If the state wants to trample religious freedom, we go somewhere else where our values are welcome,” Haskins posted Oct. 8. “Michigan loses tax money, economic performance, jobs, etc. if t … [Read More...]

Sarah Palin pocketing most of the money from her super PAC.

It turns out that Sarah Palin's super PAC is a giant scam: Out of $1.4 million the PAC had available in the third quarter — $978,000 sitting in the bank at the beginning of the July 1-Sept. 30 period, plus another more than $433,000 raised during that time — SarahPAC managed to donate just $45,000 t … [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: Kemosabe the one-toothed porcupine.

Hey all.  Gonna be relatively quick content today.  I'm taping a fun interview at 11am that I hope to have up later today.  Tee hee!To get us started off on the right foot, here's a one-toothed porcupine.  :) … [Read More...]