Archives for February 20, 2008

Chuck Norris on the NIU Shootings

Why did the shooting at NIU occur? Chuck Norris explains: … As I’ve said in different ways in different settings, we teach our children they are nothing more than glorified apes, yet we don’t expect them to act like monkeys. We place our value in things, yet expect our children to value people. We disrespect [Read More…]

Atheist on the Dance Floor

Looks like Penn Jillette is going to be a cast member on Dancing with the Stars beginning next month. His partner is Kym Johnson, last seen on the show with Mark Cuban. Anyone else ready for Freethought Freestyles? Secular Sambas? Pastafarian Paso Dobles?–ok, I’ll stop now. (via A Reasonable Atheist) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more…]

Workplace Religious Freedom Act (HR 1431)

It sounds nice — Religious Freedom — but in this case, it could cause a lot of problems. The Workplace Religious Freedom Act (HR 1431) would actually allow for religious persecution and harassment the way it is currently written. The Secular Coalition for America sent a letter to members of the House Subcommittee on Health, [Read More…]

Friendly Atheist Contest #18: Lent

Last week, I ran this contest: What did you (or would you) give up for Lent? Here are the Top 3 responses (with submitters)! 3| I’d give up Klondike bars. Then, when someone asks me what I’d do for one, I’d say “not break my lenten sacrifice, jerk!” (Brad) 2| I’m giving up my civil [Read More…]

Save It for Him

I wish the title of this video didn’t give away the punchline… but it’s still entertaining (via Bligbi) [tags]atheist, atheism[/tags] [Read more…]