High School Director Who Made Racist Remarks at Graduation Ceremony Fired

Last week, during the high school graduation ceremony for TNT Academy, a private school just outside of Atlanta, founder/director Nancy Gordeuk accidentally dismissed the crowd earlier than expected. So as a student was trying to give a speech, there were people walking out of the ceremony. It pissed off Gordeuk, who began reprimanding the crowd from the stage, but then it took a really ugly turn when she said, “Look who’s leaving, all the black people.



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Florida Sheriff, Unable to Separate His Faith from His Job, Delivers Sermon in Uniform

The last time I wrote about Polk County (Florida) Sheriff Grady Judd was in 2010, when he was removing basketball hoops from the local prison and giving them away to local churches. When Judd was asked why he wouldn’t give the hoops to a secular organization, his response (referencing an atheist group) was, “Why should I kowtow?”… as if giving them to a public school meant bolstering the “atheist agenda.”

I just learned that Judd recently delivered a guest sermon at First Baptist Church on the Mall last month — it was called “Wouldn’t the World be Better if Everyone Behaved Like a Christian” — and he didn’t do it as a private citizen. He delivered it while wearing his sheriff uniform, suggesting that he was speaking as a government official:



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Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Reforming Islam on Real Time with Bill Maher

On Real Time with Bill Maher last night, guest Ayaan Hirsi Ali shared her life story and formula for reforming Islam (which calls on Muslims to adopt less extremist ideology — good luck with that one).

They also spoke about why liberals have been among the louder voices criticizing the cartoonists drawing Muhammad rather than the people killing them.



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It’s Been Warming Up Outside, Too…

The Onion weighs in on the recent Pew Research study showing rapid growth in people with no religious affiliation:



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Those Other Religions Are Way Worse Than My Own

It’s always fun when religious people try to explain why other religions are silly… even when it’s satire. Over at College Humor, Johnny Anonymous tries to laugh off Scientology:



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