Celebrating Independence with The American Atheist Monument

When the plans to construct the first atheist monument on public land were  announced, I asked if it would be perceived as anything other than a Christian protest monument. However, since its June 29th dedication, few media outlets have even pondered this question. This is quite unfortunate since, in my opinion, the monument’s primary purpose [Read More...]

Understanding Newer Atheists


Almost weekly, an article or YouTube video pops up from a Christian (usually a minister) who has discovered some new-fangled revelation about those desolate and destitute whom they label “new atheists.” They assert to have uncovered some clandestine impulse that causes one to reject Christ’s love. This is often followed by a list (there’s usually [Read More...]

This Atheist Supports Mike Huckabee! Let’s Go To Mars!


Holy Bejebus, how cold is Hell right now? This atheist agrees with former Governor Mike Huckabee! Here’s a tweet Huckabee sent yesterday: It’s time for churches to reject tax exempt status completely; freedom is more important than government financial favors. — Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) June 11, 2013 No. I it’s not because I want [Read More...]

E.W. Jackson Follow-Up: Obama, Bestiality, Lollipops and Pedophilia


This is a follow up to yesterday’s piece on Rev. E.W. Jackson. Since many new readers didn’t understand my sarcasm, I will attempt to keep this one on the straight and narrow (no promises though). First, I want to make it clear that these articles have nothing to with the Jackson’s rights of religious freedom [Read More...]

Atheist Activist Todd Stiefel Interviewed by The Young Turks

A new Young Turks interview with Todd Stiefel, President of the Stiefel  Free Thought Foundation has posted. It’s a great watch, and Todd comments on many issues, including his donation to build the first atheist monument I wrote about previously. Full disclosure: Todd is a friend of mine, on the advisory board of Atheist Nexus, and an [Read More...]

Could ADHD Be Genetic?

Is it possible that our growing dependence on Adderall and Ridalin could be genetic? A new study suggests that even though humans developed out of Africa, early primates possibly evolved out of Asia. And one of our newly discovered distant cousins, was so tiny that you could hold two in your hand. Also, these little [Read More...]

E. W. Jackson: Global Warming, The KKK, And Yoga

American History is teeming with patriots who stepped down from their pulpits and into some form of governmental service. Even 29 of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were theologians or pastors. And all across Colonial America, ministers condemned the British crown and preached liberation. These traitorous clerics were dubbed, “The Black Robe Regiment,” [Read More...]