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Tweet of the day: Dan Arel to Ken Ham.

Dan Arel has been a huge thorn in Ken Ham's side.  I'm glad to see he isn't letting up: … [Read More...] claims the FFRF lost when the town of Jay, FL did exactly what the FFRF asked.

Brittany M. Hughes has an article on ("the right news, right now) titled, "Atheist Group's Complaint Backfires, Lands Nativity In Full Public View."  Oh dear!  I'd better read this.  The piece is about how the city of Jay, Florida had a nativity scene on government property, prompting the Freedom From Religion Foundation to send them a warning letter: In a letter sent to the city’s mayor, FFRF attorney Andrew Seidel alleged, "It is unlawful for the town to maintain, erect, or host a … [Read More...]

Ohio anti-evolution bill is dead.

Another anti-evolution ship just got sunk:Ohio's House Bill 597 — which if enacted would require students in the state's public schools to "review, in an objective manner, the scientific strengths and weaknesses of existing scientific theories in the [state science] standards" — died in the legis … [Read More...]

FFRF gets Georgia Southern University to reprimand and stop proselytizing teacher.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Richard Dawkins Foundation sent a letter to Georgia Southern University urging them to investigate Emerson McMullen, a professor of history at the school, for using his classroom to proselytize his religion.The results of that investigation are … [Read More...]

Bryan Fischer: Jesus would use torture.

No commentary needed:"Christianity is not a pacifist religion," Fischer said. "The God that we serve is described in Exodus 15 as a 'man of war.' Now we often think of gentle Jesus, meek and mild, but let's not forget, according to Romans 19:13, when he comes back ... he will be riding a white … [Read More...]

Kelly Shackelford incensed that gays persecute Christians so much.

Kelly Shackelford from the Liberty Institute recently said some pretty silly things about how persecuted Christians are at the hands of gay people.In a conference call held by E.W. Jackson’s group Staying True to America’s National Destiny (S.T.A.N.D) last week, Liberty Institute president Kelly … [Read More...]

“Don’t you just love the New Pope?”

No. Fuck no. Listen up all you atheists who are so thrilled by Cardinal Bergoglio:Pope Francis is *not* progressive. He is not kind. He is an anti-gay bigot, like the popes before him. He still shields child molesters from prosecution. He still fights equality. He still subjugates … [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: Mrs. Claws.

Happy holidays.  :) … [Read More...]

Greg Abbott backs nativity scene in Texas Capitol

Literally a few hours after I post a story about how the vast majority of Americans support having religious holiday displays on government property, I find a story of a nativity scene going up in the Texas Capitol.On Monday, a very simplistic nativity scene (pictured above) was unveiled in … [Read More...]

Gaming and Religion

Steven here...I follow the Did You Know Gaming? video game trivia feed because I am that kind of nerd. Their most recent video seemed of interest to atheists. It focuses on the religious objections to Pokemon. The whole thing is awesome because each religion is convinced that a game about cute … [Read More...]

Open letter to anybody who acts like it’s the end of the world when their drive through order is wrong.

This post isn't about religion or politics, but it's my blog and I write what's on my mind.  So there.  :POn a facebook group of which I'm a part, a guy was complaining the other day how the "high schooler" at McDonald's had gotten his order wrong and how he had to go all the way back to get it f … [Read More...]

Indiana pond turns blood red. No one is raptured.

In 2011 a lake in West Texas turned blood red. Recognizing the obvious sign of the End Times™, Indiana pastor and rapture enthusiast Paul Begley quoted Revelation 16:3:  “The second angel poured out his bowl on the sea, and it turned into blood like that of a dead person, and every living thing i … [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: a unicorn that farts rainbows.

Yesterday was a pretty rough day for me psychologically.  Today's not much better, but I have an appointment with Katy (my therapist) at 4pm, so hopefully we can sort some of it out.Because of this, I couldn't sleep last night (got to bed around 5:30am, hence why the morning happiness post is … [Read More...]

Poll: overwhelming support for religious displays on government property

A new poll has found that 72% of Americans believe having religious holiday displays on government property is okay.The poll, released Monday by Pew Forum, found that not only did nearly three-quarters find this acceptable, but 44% of the respondents said that this would be okay even if they were on … [Read More...]