About Dan Arel

Dan Arel is an award winning journalist and the author of the best-selling book Parenting Without God. He is also freelance columnist for AlterNet and The Huffington Post. Follow him on Twitter: @danarel

Ted Cruz will show America ‘the face of God’ according to his wife

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Heidi Cruz, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said her husband will show America “the face of God” in a strange rant on a South Carolina radio show. [Read more...]

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Stop telling me I must support Hillary Clinton if she beats Bernie Sanders

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Why is it assumed that I must hand Hillary Clinton my vote if she beats Sanders in the primaries this spring? Why is it my “responsibility” to pick the lesser of two evils when I have better choices that align with my ideals? [Read more...]

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Yes, Bernie Sanders can become the next President of the United States

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Tuesday night’s win for Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire was monumental. After losing by the smallest of margins to Hillary Clinton the previous week in Iowa, Sanders took a commanding lead in NH and from the latest polls as I write this won the state by 17 percent. [Read more...]

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Breaking up with Richard Dawkins

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Brian Dalton, better know to everyone as Mr. Deity has a hilarious video up about Richard Dawkins and the internet’s reaction to everything he says. [Read more...]

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Book review: The Moral Arc by Michael Shermer

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I found that Shermer did a wonderful job providing a lot of evidence, even when only anecdotal to show the power that the scientific method has in improving our reasoning over subjects such as women’s rights and gay rights, even going as far as to discuss animal rights in the moral arc of history. [Read more...]

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Kentucky needs to end its tax incentive program

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On January 25, a Federal Court judge issued an injunction forcing the State of Kentucky to accept a tax rebate application from Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter, despite the obvious and illegal employment discrimination being practiced by the park. [Read more...]

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NASA is being accused of censoring Christian employees

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A small group of Christian employees at NASA is threatening to sue the organization for what they are calling censorship after NASA officials told them to stop using the name Jesus in their company emails. [Read more...]

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Fox News guest says that men have it much worse than women in the U.S.

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According to Fox News’ guest and anti-feminist Gavin McInnes, men have it far worse than women in the U.S. “by every metric,” even including sexual assaults. [Read more...]

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Trans boy suspended from school for using the boys restroom

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A transgender boy was suspended from a South Carolina high school after a teacher saw him go into the boys bathroom.

The boy, who will remain anonymous started using the boys restroom after he began to transition in middle school and other girls complained about him using their restroom. [Read more...]

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Kentucky County approves expansion of Creation Museum, will taxpayer dollars be used?

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Ken Ham is apparently riding high after the court victory that makes his Ark Encounter theme park eligible for state tax incentives. The creationist is now seeking to expand the Creation Museum to make room for new traveling exhibits and a bigger parking lot. His dream to expand took one step closer to reality when [Read More...]

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