Rusted Pickup at the Senior Prom

I sort of keep this to myself, mostly, but I can't tell you how often I look around at my fellow bloggers here on FreethoughtBlogs and wonder "What the hell am I doing here? What have I ever done to deserve  to be in this company?"I even felt some of it at Reason Rally, as I watched person after person stand on the podium and say (or sing) fantastic things. When I walked around the corner that morning and first saw the Rally, I threw up my arms and said "My People!" I even know some of the … [Read more...]

Reason Rally: Pictures At A Revolution

Here are the happy faces of Reason Rally. (There's probably some beautiful way WordPress allows you to present a photo gallery so you don't have to click and back-click, but I didn't know it at the time I posted these. Sorry.)Reason Rally: March 24, 2012. Washington, DC.(Also: Argh. As usual, I have not one photograph proving *I* was there.)Pics below the fold. … [Read more...]

Reason Rally: Mainstream Media Blackout?

I'm collecting a list of major news media outlets that have not (so far) covered the Reason Rally. I've checked a few of them; if you find others, I'd appreciate knowing, so I can add them to the list. (There's a list at the bottom for the news sites that DID cover the event, even if negatively.)The point of this is twofold. In reverse order:Second, to make the point that, all the times Christians cry about being discriminated against, the real story is exactly the opposite. Christian … [Read more...]

ABCNews.com Gives Reason Rally Fantastic Coverage!

Just kidding.In fact, the Reason Rally does not even appear on the ABC News front page. … [Read more...]

Reason Rally Rocked!

Seriously. I couldn't stop smiling. We laughed, we cheered, we clapped, we got wet and cold (standing in an off-and-on drizzle for 8 hours will do that to you) ...... and we did something legendary.   … [Read more...]

Greta Christina has a new book!

What Ed said.And DarkSyde.And Greg Laden.And Greta herself!Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless, by Greta Christina, is out on Kindle!Greta will also be publishing the Nook and Smashmouth versions in the near-future (think hours). The physical edition will be out in April.There is a very good reason why every time I go to type (fellow FtB blogger) Greta Christina's name, my fingers first insist on typing, instead of "Greta,"  "GREAT."I kid you not, … [Read more...]


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