Pro-Choice ‘Call Me Maybe’ Cover

I know that everyone is probably sick of Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe” along with all of its covers, but this one is pretty darn cool. A group of Virginia women called Coochwatch made the video in response to Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli‘s campaign to close abortion clinics in his state: At least [Read More…]

Are Psychics Coming Aboard, Too?

This was news to me: Patheos has an Astrology channel: It features gems like this: Pluto goes direct today in Capricorn closely squaring Uranus in Aries. Mercury, the planet of communication just went into Libra, the sign of balance and fairness; add to that the Sun going into Libra for the Autumnal Equinox on Saturday [Read More…]

German Catholic Bishops: Give Us Money or We’ll Effectively Excommunicate You

In Germany, where people are “officially” registered as Catholics (or Protestants or Jews or whatever), you pay a “religious tax” each year that can be about 8-9% of your annual income tax bill. That’s part of how the Church makes its money. If you’re an atheist, you don’t pay that fee. And it’s a problem [Read More…]

Brave Libyans Attack Compound of Muslim Radicals Over Death of American Ambassador

When U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed by terrorists in Benghazi a week and a half ago, the people of Benghazi condemned the attack. They gathered to demonstrate against the violence and to send their condolences to the American people. But the protests didn’t end there. While still angry about the insulting “Innocence of Muslims” film, the people [Read More…]

Catholic ‘Rapper’: Gay Marriage is Wrong but We Love the Gays

Taking a page from the Jefferson Bethke playbook, Catholic priest Fr. Claude (Dusty) Burns (a.k.a. Fr. Pontifex, because he’s hip) offers this spoken word/poetry piece on why God loves you if you’re a homosexual* *But only if you never act on it, and never get married, and never love someone else of the same sex, [Read More…]


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