Author Archives: Dylan Walker

Why I, as an ex-Christian, am reluctant to be friends with evangelicals.

As an atheist who publicly criticizes religion in it’s various forms it’s not uncommon for me to end up in a debate or conversation with a Christian. Often these conversations include, at some point, a claim that they want to … Continue reading

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Review of God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy, chapters 1-3.

Just uploaded my first in my series reviewing this book. Let me know what you think.

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Boehner on the ACA, or why I don’t trust Republicans to have actual solutions.

Mitch McConnell and John Boehner appeared on 60 minutes a couple of days ago and the interviewer asked them, since they are opposed to the ACA, what their alterative to fixing healthcare is. You can watch the interaction here: Let’s … Continue reading

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Children don’t owe their parents a relationship

This morning I read a post by Libby Anne in which she criticized another article written by a woman who was complaining about the estrangement of her two sons. I agree with Libby Anne that the woman seemed to be … Continue reading

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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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