Florida County Will No Longer Use $30,000 of Taxpayer Money to Fund Gospel Concert

I posted last week about how the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners (in Florida) voted to spend $30,000 on a local concert.

The problem with that was that it was a gospel concert, taking place in a church, where the pastor just happened to be the brother of one of the commissioners.

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Here’s Why I Don’t Explicitly Debunk Religious Arguments

John Loftus had an interesting post at his site last week noting that there are very few atheist blogs that work to directly debunk Christianity (and religious arguments in general):

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After Hiker Takes Picture Atop Mountain with “I Believe in God” Sign, Someone Else Catches Him Littering

A couple of days ago, Steve Harris hiked up Mt. Elbert — the highest point of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado — and posed for a picture with a sign saying “I believe in God.” (I guess he needed to convince someone.) He later posted the image on a Facebook group for 14ers.com (a site for people who hike up mountains taller than 14,000 feet):

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Man Who Called Pro-Choice Women “Feminazis” Disinvites Donald Trump from Event Over Sexist Remarks

Donald Trump was supposed to be speaking this weekend at the conservative RedState Gathering in Atlanta, but he was disinvited late last night.

The reason? He told CNN that he was unhappy with moderator Megyn Kelly‘s questions at the GOP Primary Debate, blaming them on her period:

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Bryan Fischer: Attending a Gay Wedding is Like Going to the Opening of a Crack House

One of the bright spots during the Republican Primary Debacle Debate was when Gov. John Kasich spoke about how he would love his daughter all the same if she came out as a lesbian, adding that he recently attended a friend’s gay wedding despite his personal beliefs about marriage.

It wasn’t exactly accepting of marriage equality, but it stood out in that GOP field.

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