Sam Elliot blames the Catholic Church and Bill O'Reilly

The Golden Compass movie grossed $380 million. Despite this success, New Line Cinema has canceled the production of the sequels, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. Bigot Bill Donohue claims it was his boycott that shut down the the completion of the Dark Materials trilogy: I am delighted the boycott worked. Just as the producers [Read More…]

PETA's new "anti-Christian" ad

Is this PETA ad featuring Dancing With the Star’s, Joanna Krupa, offensive? According to Deal Hudson, publisher of says it is: It’s totally inappropriate. It’s another instance of disrespect toward Christianity and another example of the kind of abuse that would never occur with any other major religion, because the outcry would be so immediate [Read More…]

November 18th and the history of "Drinking Kool-Aid"

This morning I started to write this post about the Jonestown Massacre. Because, it was on this day (November 18), this atrocity occurred. Out of curiosity, I decided to search for other crazy religious things that happened today. Needless to say, there were dozens of articles about people committing crimes in the name of their [Read More…]

Video Debate: Is the Catholic Church a force of good?

A couple weeks ago, I asked you to participate in an online poll sponsored by Intelligence². The question asked if the Catholic Church was a force of good in the world. According to those who answered the poll, the answer was: no. A recent debate in London asked the same question. Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Anne Widdecombe [Read More…]

The Laura Ingraham Show: Hitchens and Wilson Collide

As a follow up to yesterday’s post about the COLLISION movie, both Hitchens and Wilson were guests on The Laura Ingraham Radio Show yesterday. The interview lasted an hour, but below is a commercial edited stream that lasts a little less than 33 minutes. Enjoy: Hitchens also wrote about great article for debating believers on [Read More…]

Irish President was not shocked about abuse revealations

Irish president, Mary McAleese, said the recent report of Catholic child abuse wasn’t a shock to her. I had a fair idea it was happening,” Mary McAleese said in an interview with state broadcaster RTE. “I was educated by Mercy Nuns, my brothers went to Christian Brothers schools. Some of the stories that come through [Read More…]

French First Lady losing her religion

Carla Bruni has given us a reason to put the French back in “freedom fries.”  The First Lady of France says the Pope’s stance on birth control in Africa has left her feeling “profoundly secular,” and that the Church needs to “evolve.” From the Daily Telegraph: Mrs Bruni-Sarkozy said: “I was born Catholic, I was baptised, [Read More…]