Explaining Where the Ball Went in Viral Vine Video

Captain Disillusion explains the secret behind a popular Vine clip:

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Newspaper That Won’t Publish Gay Wedding Announcements Tells Staff to Keep Opinions to Themselves

The other day, I posted about the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, based out of Tupelo, because Publisher Clay Foster had written an essay all about why his paper would not be printing same-sex marriage announcements.

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New Anti-Atheist Invocation Policy in Pompano Beach (FL) Requires Churches to Be Listed in the Yellow Pages

The Pompano Beach City Commission in Florida *really* doesn’t want to allow Satanists or atheists or Wiccans to deliver invocations at their meetings. But they know that’s a possibility if they say yes to religious invocations at all.

So yesterday, they voted 4-1 to adopt a ridiculous new policy on what qualifies as a religion:

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Canadian Politician Compares Party to Jesus Before Lying About New Anti-Terrorism Bill

Conservative politician Wai Young (a Canadian Sarah Palin, if you will) is making headlines after audio surfaced of her telling a church audience that her party acted like Jesus when passing Bill C-51 (a Canadian version of the PATRIOT Act).

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Two LGBT Books Will Remain in Texas Library Despite Christian Push to Censor Them

The Hood County Commissioners in Texas had a meeting yesterday morning to decide the fate of two LGBT-themed children’s books in the local library, and passions were high all around.

When you read the Raw Story article or watch the video below, notice this: The people defending the books (some of whom are Christians) speak gently and talk about tolerance and love… which the opponents drone on and on about Jesus and the Bible. (As if the library should censor materials based on whether or not they please the Christian God.)

This is why conservative Christians are embarrassing themselves on the issue of homosexuality: They only have bullshit arguments to defend their bigotry, and no one cares what their Bible says when it comes to matters of public policy.

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