Desert Warrior Seeks Millionaire. Sort Of.

I doubt he would ask for help.In fact, presented with this piece, I expect to hear from him, and I’m about half convinced he will be annoyed or embarrassed and ask me to take down the post.(And then, crap, I will have to decide whether to honor his wishes in what really is a personal matter, or ... you know, help him against his will.)But ...I have this friend. He’s a distant friend, an Internet friend, someone I’ve met in person only once. But he’s a Friend, with a capital-F, probably ev … [Read more...]

On The Bright Side …

Yes, this is a commercial. Still. … [Read more...]

God Weighs In on ‘God Particle’ Discovery

“I wish people would stop bringing Me into it.”So complained God, the supernatural superbeing and all-powerful deity of the Bible, in an exclusive interview today with FreethoughtBlogs’ Blue Collar Atheist.We sat in a small café in Schenectady, New York. On the day after Rolf Heuer, director of European physics research center CERN, announced the likely discovery of the Higgs Boson, God appeared in a blinding flash at roughly 9:17 a.m. (all the clocks stopped, as did most of the people in the … [Read more...]

I Saw Angels! Hovering! Over Flight 93! Crash Site! Angels!

Yes, former FBI agent employee, you saw ANGELS. A former police officer who retired from the FBI due to post-traumatic stress disorder linked to her role in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks has written a book about seeing legions of angels guarding the Pennsylvania site where a hijacked airliner crashed. Officer Lillie Leonardi, who arrived at the Flight 93 scene about 3 hours after the crash — and this is the plane that didn't crash into a building on Sept. 11, 2001, but into a f … [Read more...]

Fanboy Says Yes to The Amazing Spider-Man

Got to see the new Spider-Man movie, and I have to say I liked it a lot. Warning: Possible spoilers.Warning 2: It's after 3 a.m. as I write this, so I don't promise perfection.Holding this movie up against The Avengers, Spider-Man 2, or Iron Man, I'd say it ranks slightly below them, but only slightly.  If those are 10-star movies, I'd give this one an 8 or 9. It won't make you want to leap out of your chair and cheer, but I liked it and will want to see it again.  … [Read more...]

Talking to John Loftus

Former FtBer John Loftus of Debunking Christianity has a post up today titled Ed Brayton, PZ Myers, and Freethought Bloggers, Listen to Me.John is absolutely welcome to his opinions, but as some large part of what he said is a whack at FtB, and as I disagree with it, I answered him in the comments, and I echo it here.___________________Freethought Blogs blogger here, specifically the Blue Collar Atheist.Quoting you: "I know you have a herd mentality and have a strong tendency not to … [Read more...]


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