Atheist Flooded With Death Threats After FOX News Appearance

Andrew Sullivan reports: Blair Scott, a spokesman for the American Atheists, Inc., was subjected to over 8,000 death threats and other violent rhetoric after appearing on Fox News. Some examples: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Michelle Malkin: Treat Atheists As Trolls

There’s one unstated attitude that makes all this reflexive self-righteousness, galling hypocrisy, and unblinking sense of privilege possible, and it’s “Who Cares About Atheists?” Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Shep Smith Lambasts Senators For Filibustering 9/11 First Responders Bill

Below Shepard Smith, explicitly following Jon Stewart’s passionate lead, excoriates the Republicans in the Senate who are filibustering the Zadroga bill, which is a bill designed to assist the many 9/11 first responders who are suffering illnesses related to their service at Ground Zero: Jon Stewart spent his entire show Thursday night discussing this disgrace, including [Read More...]

Maddow Vs. O’Reilly

Dr. Maddow slaps Mr. O’Reilly back most enjoyably: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Bill O’Reilly Compares Gays To Al-Qaeda

A little over an hour ago, I posted this McDonald’s commercial, running only in France thus far, which gently sends a pro-gay message.  Little did I know yet that Bill O’Reilly got seriously O’riled up about it tonight: His physical hostility towards such a remarkably understated and delicate ad and his adamant insistence that the [Read More...]

FOX News’s Anti-Atheist Comedy Fail

Pretty unimaginative and stale, though the guy who plays the third atheist shows some potential despite the lackluster material. Has anyone outside of South Park managed to skewer atheists incisively and genuinely humorously?  I have a sense of humor, I like to laugh at myself, anyone know anything that manages to skewer us in a [Read More...]

The Best Of Shepard Smith: Taking On BP, Torture, Anti-Vaxers, Glenn Beck, Joe The Plumber, & More

FOX News’s one passionately sane and moral voice last week went after BP executive Tony Hayward for his flippant attitude towards the ecological disaster his company has recently wrought.  The man is an oasis amidst his network’s cynical demagoguery and sincere lunacy. And, of course, there is his passionate denunciation of torture from over a [Read More...]

Dan Barker on FOX News Defends Ruling Against National Day of Prayer

And he nails the case beautifully, replying to the question whether prayer might not benefit some people: And those people can’t pray unless the government holds their hand?  Those people are not free to pray unless the President gets up and proclaims a day of prayer?  This is a country of freedom. The country is [Read More...]

Brit Hume: Tiger Needs Jesus

Ah the greed of the religious zealot for a high profile, high PR-value convert.  In this video , Brit Hume despicably dangles the offer of public redemption at the cost of religious submission in Tiger’s face (and in the process uses his platform as a news commentator to tell us about the inferiority of the [Read More...]

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...]