Cochran (Georgia) City Council Will Hoist Christian Flag Above Courthouse, Against Attorney’s Advice

The city council members in Cochran, Georgia have a novel way of settling church/state separation issues. Like hoisting a Christian flag in front of the courthouse.

They just figure out what the majority wants and follow suit:

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If This Man Gets His Way, There Will Soon Be a Replica of Noah’s Ark in Jacksonville

Watch out, Ken Ham. You have company.

The city of Jacksonville, Florida is trying to sell off a huge 40-acre tract of land (the Shipyards) near downtown and they’re currently taking bids from developers.

Option 1: Iguana Investments, which is partially owned by billionaire Shad Khan, wants to create luxury housing, football practice fields, and a possible museum.

Option 2: Shitaki Marine wants to create a “docking facility for mega-yachts.” Because the wealthiest people in the world need more parking spaces.

Option 3: In Him, LLC wants to create a replica of Noah’s Ark.

No, for real. That’s what owner Stephen Grenda wants. Even though he has no money to invest.

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I Love the Woman Invoking the “Religious Freedom” Argument to Keep Feeding the Homeless… but She’s Still Wrong

For nearly a decade, Joan Cheever (below) has been handing out food to the homeless in San Antonio, but she was given a ticket last week:

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Here’s How We Could See an Atheist Member of Congress in 2016

At the moment, there are no openly non-theistic members of Congress. There was Rep. Pete Stark up until 2012… and then nobody.

But there’s reason to think that could change in 2016.

Here’s how it would work.

Last month, Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced that she would be retiring after nearly three decades in the Senate.

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Top Doctors Ask Columbia University to Remove Dr. Oz from Faculty for “Promoting Quack Treatments and Cures”

Dr. Mehmet Oz isn’t just a TV host. He’s a real doctor (a good one at that) who holds a very credible position as the Vice Chair of Columbia University’s Department of Surgery. That’s incredibly frustrating to leaders in the medical community since Oz has come to be known for his bullshit peddling as much as surgical abilities.

To that end, top doctors across the country wrote a letter to the Columbia University’s dean of medicine Lee Goldman this week, urging the school to distance itself from Oz:

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