For The Sake Of The Children

From The Associated Press: A Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have. Keith Bardwell, justice of the peace in Tangipahoa Parish, says it is his experience that most interracial marriages do not last long. Neither [Read More...]

Catholic Mother For Her Son’s Right To Marry

US News Reports: The conservative Catholic group CatholicVoteAction.org today is calling for the ad to come down. Here’s part of a statement the group just sent out: CatholicVoteAction.org President Brian Burch said, “For decades gay and lesbian groups have attacked the Catholic Church for refusing to accept their skewed views on human sexuality and marriage. [Read More...]

The Simpsons Take On Creationism

Unreasonable Faith has a 12+ minute clip of a few year old episode. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Classical Music On The Accordian

His name is Aleksandr Hrustevich and his skills are unbelievable, he’s like a one man orchestra: His YouTube channel is here. [Read more...]

Daily Hilarity: Marlin Hill’s Awesome Obama Impression

This guy is so, so, so much better than the lame SNL one we seem stuck with.  His Obama is as good as Carvey’s Bush, Sr. and Fey’s Palin. [Read more...]

The Peaceful Atheist Reconsiders Religion

It will be most interesting to see where Lily, who lost her faith at Wheaton College, will wind up in the future.  And then in the future after that.  Her interesting thoughts upon finishing Barbara King’s Evolving God are here.  Each paragraph is too interesting and her thoughts only make sense in context, so I [Read More...]

Nasty, Brutish, And Short

Yeah, this kid will stop being funny soon as he grows up enough to have the slightest modicum of power over anybody or anything. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Atheism, Albuquerque, And “Weird Al” Yankovic

Recently Hemant Mehta did an excellent job of mobilizing criticism of Albuquerque city councilman Don Harris for creating campaign literature that attacked his opponent for, among other things, being an atheist and contributing to a “Charles Darwin” scholarship.  Harris, to his credit apologized for trying to exploit his opponents views on religion in  the campaign, [Read More...]

Gore Vidal On America, Obama, Homosexuality, and Timothy McVeigh

Johann Hari has an interview with Gore Vidal, in which Vidal expresses some wild opinions. First Hari’s rundown of Vidal’s one of a kind biography: At 83, he has lived through one third of the lifespan of the United States. If anyone incarnates the American century that has ended, it is him. He was America’s [Read More...]


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