Edward Tarte is Still Cancer-Free, Three Years Later

Friend of the blog Edward Tarte just celebrated his third anniversary of being cancer-free. (Glad you’re healthy, Edward!) He made a video in which he talks about how if a good God existed, cancer would not. Check it out and wish him well:



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We’re Still Waiting for the Sequel, God

Who knew God was just imitating J.D. Salinger?



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Indian Politician Claims Massive Flood Damage Was Caused by People Shitting Near a Sacred Shrine

Last year, the Indian state of Uttarakhand was hit was a multi-day downpour. Thousands of people died in the ensuing flood and thousands of villages had to deal with the subsequent damage.

What caused all the destruction?

According to environmentalists, the rain alone didn’t do it:

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Air Force Officials Finally Come to Their Senses and Allow Atheists to Omit “So Help Me God” from Oath

When a service member stationed at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada decided to re-enlist last month, his contract included the words “So help me God.”

He decided to cross the phrase out, which should be perfectly acceptable, but the Air Force said he had to include it or get out. That’s when the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center stepped in. They wrote a letter to Air Force officials reminding them that forcing the service to sign the oath was a violation of the First Amendment.

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A Religion Class Done Right

We often hear about Bible classes in public schools and how many of them (like the one created by Hobby Lobby President Steve Green) are just ways to proselytize in the classroom.

But in California, the Modesto Public Schools are receiving some well-deserved appreciation for their mandatory World Religions course.



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