Questions For Those Who Oppose The Wall of Separation Between Church and State

I imagine that nearly everyone agrees that just because you may do something legally does not mean morally that you should do it. Now, I am firmly convinced that Thomas Jefferson’s ideal of a “wall of separation between church and state” is constitutional. But, let’s say you do not. Let’s say the Founders left it [Read More...]

Bursting The Chains Of Monkish Ignorance And Superstition

I should, indeed, with peculiar delight, have met and exchanged there congratulations personally with the small band, the remnant of that host of worthies who joined with us on that day, in the bold and doubtful election we were to make for our country, between submission or the sword; and to have enjoyed with them [Read More...]

Jefferson And Mason: From Toleration To Freedom

Happy Independence Day! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Greenwood High School Valedictorian Eric Workman Stands Up For Separation Of Church And State

Thanks to Hemant Mehta of the Friendly Atheist, here is a portion of  the inspiring speech from the valedictorian of Greenwood High School, where the school administration let the students vote that they could have a graduation prayer, only to have this plan challenged by the class valedictorian, with whom the courts sided: You may not [Read More...]

Thomas Jefferson vs. Sarah Palin

Keith Olbermann compares the two great American leaders’ views of God and state: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Will The Real Atheists Please Stop Kneeling

Earlier this week I mentioned the rumor being spread that the New Atheists are the new prophets.  Well now we can add the following bold conjectures from friend of Camels With Hammers, Clergy Guy: The church has deteriorated over the years to where we have a great number of thumbsucking, overindulged, lazy people who want somebody to pay [Read More...]

Judge This: Are The Guns At The Protests And Town Halls A Form Of Terrorism?

David Sirota makes the case: In early August, a protester came to a raucous Tennessee congressional forum packing heat. Days later, President Obama’s healthcare event in New Hampshire was marred by a protester posing for cameras with a pistol and sign reading, “It is time to water the tree of liberty” — a reference to [Read More...]

Carl Sagan On Charlie Rose

On the needs for scientific education: [Read more...]


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