Retired Lt. General Insists All Muslim Men 18-28 Should Be Strip Searched

Retired Lt. Gen. Thomas McInerney: I can’t put my own view any better than David Brooks and Glenn Greenwald already have. Greenwald: The Constitution is grounded in the premise that there are other values and priorities more important than mere Safety.  Even though they knew that doing so would help murderers and other dangerous and [Read More...]

Man Fired For Telling Coworker Her Homosexuality Was “Bad Stuff”

This poor man had to suffer hearing a woman make references to her fiance a whole four times.  It’s damaged his psyche to the point where he can’t stop himself from saying the word homosexual six times in the space of two sentences.  He just can’t stop repeating the horrible word: “This woman repeatedly and [Read More...]

Hate Crimes Demonstration: The “YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG!” Edition

So last month fundamentalists were lying that extending hate crime protections (which already protect religious people to no complaint from anyone, including those so afraid of “thought police”) to gays would result in arrests for anti-gay remarks in sermons.  Dan Savage had an ingenious idea for showing the lie that this claim was.  The idea [Read More...]

ZJ On Mormons And Civil Liberties

Everyone should see this video: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Gay Marriage = Religious Freedom

Another great video from before the inception of Camels With Hammers worth catching up on in case you missed it.  This one is from robtish, who has other terrific videos on his youtube channel. It’s not just a cheerleading or general argument video but an in-depth information video with a bunch of important facts refuting some [Read More...]

Boehner’s Spokesman: Belonging To A Religion Is Not A Choice, Being Gay Is

The shameless willingness to bullshit in the name of discrimination and special treatment makes the blood boil: You were born a Christian, not born gay. Religion is not a choice. Or so the spokesman for House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) would have you believe. Questioned about why the House’s top Republican opposes a hate [Read More...]

Geert Wilders Arrives In UK

The story: From Wilders’s press conference: Here was Pat Condell’s response last winter when the UK banned Wilders from visiting: 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...]

Camels With Hammers Philosophy

After this introductory paragraph, every sentence in this post will summarize and link a different post expressing my views, primarily on topics related to atheism, philosophy, and ethics—which are the primary preoccupations of this blog. I am organizing all of these links into this one summary statement of “Camels With Hammers’ Philosophy.” This post will [Read More...]


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