Yearly Archives: 2014

Why I won’t join in group prayers or other religious practices

Christmas, more than any other time of the year, is full various religious rituals, so the question of how deal with them comes up often. Theists, and even other atheists, often have trouble understanding why I (and many other atheists) … Continue reading

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More than half of Fox News statements which Politifact rated were false.

So Pundit Fact recently publishes figures, based upon Politifacts fact checking, which examine how often each of the major news networks got their facts right. Unsurprisingly Fox News continually scores the worst in this examination. Statements made on FOX. True11 … Continue reading

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Fake news, not just for Fox News anymore.

It makes me so darn angry how the liberals in this country are secularizing Christian holidays right out of existence, when Jesus celebrated Easter with his disciples there were no Easter bunnies or egg hunts”   – Sarah Palin I read … Continue reading

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Fox News claims that American Atheist’s new billboard is proof that we are bullies.

So every Christmas for the last several years American Atheists put up billboards. For those who don’t know, this is the one they decided to use this year:   Now, I personally have mixed feelings about the billboard. I generally … Continue reading

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What a Nevada rancher can teach us about Ferguson.

For those who might have forgotten about the Cliven Bundy story, back in April there was a standoff at his ranch when his story was popularized by Fox News and some people who wanted to support him showed up with … Continue reading

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It’s Alive!

I haven’t been blogging for a few months. I’ve had a lot of business in my personal life, as well as being generally dissatisfied with blogger’s overall service and support. So I’ve moved my blog to WordPress, though I could … Continue reading

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Skeptics who don’t know how to be skeptics.

I had a disappointing experience this last week when a fellow skeptic (and person I had previously thought of as a friend) viciously attacked me, and ended that friendship over what I thought was a fairly minor disagreement. It’s experiences … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby decision makes my brain hurt.

I’ve just been reading over the Hobby Lobby ruling by the supreme court today and the majority ruling is just baffling to me. Let’s look at two parts of the ruling. First: Nothing in RFRA suggests a congressional intent to … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed Unity, Ubisoft, and the controversy over their lack of female characters.

So, for those who don’t know Ubisoft demoed it’s new Assassin’s Creed game at E3 recently and it was reveled that, like previous Assassin’s Creed games, the main playable character was male. This sparked some criticism, which in turn sparked … Continue reading

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Catholic Archbishop Claims He Didn’t Know Sex With Children Was Illegal

This video left me astounded at how much awful can be vested into a single human being. From Americans Against the Tea Party. Archbishop Robert Carlson, former chancellor of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul,  testified last month that … Continue reading

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