Category Archives: History

Catholic priest blames dualism for contraception and moral decay.

This is one of the stranger articles I’ve ran across lately. Contraception: The Gateway to Moral Decay It starts by accurately quoting some statistics from a Gallup poll. At the top of Gallup’s list of 19 issues was contraception, of … Continue reading

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Another blogger who thinks evolution is an atheist conspiracy…

Recently the Kentucky Board of Education updated their science standards, and surprisingly enough I don’t have much of a complaint about that. Usually when when I pickup a story about science standards being changed, particularly in highly religious states like … Continue reading

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David Barton’s grasp of statistics is just as bad as his grasp of history.

So Barton gives a smug little speech in which he references a passage is Proverbs 1:7 that says “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.” Of course he uses this to claim that our educational system is … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee has really gone off the deep end on this one.

So Mike Huckabee is really concerned about the state of education in this country, so am I, but this is where the similarities end. Huckabee wants to help kids learn about history, and he thinks he understands why kids aren’t … Continue reading

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The post in which I beat up on liberal religion.

Most of my posts on religion naturally speak about more conservative or fundamentalists varieties of religion because those are the ones which tend to impact society the most, but my skepticism leads me to reject all religious claims including the more liberal types. Sure liberal … Continue reading

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Don McLeroy is NOT a skeptic

So last night Don McLeroy was on Colbert Report and I happened to catch the episode this morning on Hulu.  McLeroy is the former member of the Texas state board of education that used his position to foist his beliefs … Continue reading

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True reason ain’t what it used to be.

Some of you may know about the Reason Rally going on in Washington D.C. this weekend.  I am unfortunately unable to attend, but I did come across a website for a Christian group calling themselves True Reason.  (humble I know) … Continue reading

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I’m back….also, what the hell is wrong with people.

I ran across an article on the Washington Examiner this morning by a guy named Gregory Kane.  I had never heard of him, but apparently he once won a Pulitzer Prize in Explanatory Journalism, and he thinks Roy Moore is … Continue reading

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Bible studies in public shools

Bible Classes In Public Schools Debated So Kentucky it trying to push a bill through offering a bible study class in public schools.  I know, hard to believe from the state that brought us the Creation Science Museum, but its … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson vs. Clebe McClary. Who will emerge victorious?

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation has for an injunction to block Clebe McClary from speaking at the Marine academy prayer luncheon.  This has prompted another shit storm of controversy about what role religion should be able to play in the … Continue reading

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