Judge Rules Against Christian Group in Santa Monica; They Cannot Put Up a Nativity Scene on Public Property

Earlier today, I mentioned that a Christian group in Santa Monica, California wanted a judge to give them special treatment so they could put up a Nativity Scene in a public park. The lawsuit was filed after atheists decided they wanted (and received) equal access to the park to put up their own signs.

Now, a judge has ruled against the Christians, saying they don’t get special privileges just because they love the Jesus: [Read more...]

Help My Former Speech Students Win Some Money!

A few of my former students are on the University of Illinois Speech Team and they pay their own way to travel to tournaments.

Well, as it turns out, Zipcar is having a contest where they can win $5,500 in car credit — and it would help them out tremendously. (Plus, they’re up against engineers at UC Berkeley and we all know they’re just made of cash so they must be destroyed.) [Read more...]

Some Good News on the Teaching Front… I Think

I found out on Saturday that I passed my National Board Certification for high school math. (Cue mini-celebration.) [Read more...]

Senator Marco Rubio on the Age of the Earth: ‘I’m Not Sure We’ll Ever Be Able to Answer That’

Senator Marco Rubio is one of the GOP’s bright spots (in their mind, anyway). He’s from Florida (a swing state), he can reach out to Hispanic voters in a way very few Republicans can right now, he’s young, he’s handsome… and when you read a response he gave to reporter Michael Hainey in an interview for GQ, you realize he’s just as intellectually bankrupt as pretty much everyone else in the party. [Read more...]

After Atheists Were Treated Fairly by City Officials, Christians Are Suing to Get Special Privilege

Last year in Santa Monica, California, a lot of people entered a lottery to determine who would get to put up holiday displays in the 21 lots in Palisades Park. As it turned out, a lot of the applicants were atheists. When all was said and done, they won 18 of the 21 spaces. Christians won 2 of the remaining spots and a Jewish person won 1.

These are some of the signs the atheists put up: [Read more...]


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