9 Vital Points About The Public Relevance of Political Candidates' Religious Beliefs

Last week, Bill Keller had a good piece in the New York Times in which he discussed the importance of “asking tougher questions about faith” to the presidential candidates and then offered to each of the current Republican candidates for president a set of specific questions, tailored uniquely to each candidate, about their faiths and their [Read More...]

Why The Freethinker Community Should Outspokenly Applaud Jon Huntsman

Explicitly “embracing” evolution, acknowledging the existence of climate change, denouncing reckless political game playing with the debt ceiling, and contemptuously mocking southern secessionist fantasies should be minimal expectations of a presidential candidate, and not necessarily worthy of special praise (and especially not when one disagrees with that candidate’s overall policies). But, in this political climate, [Read More...]