Paul Prather Needs to Look in the Mirror

Paul Prather is a “contributing columnist” to the Lexington Herald-Leader. He’s a pastor who has written an awful piece about atheism. And they wonder why no one reads newspapers anymore… Here’s a guy who stereotypes atheists while he writes that we stereotype Christians. He makes the same mistakes we’ve seen Christians make time and time [Read More...]

I Knew I Liked Porky Pig…

His recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance has a lovely little omission: This can only mean one thing. Porky was a Communist. Incidentally, yesterday was the 56th anniversary of the addition of the words “Under God” in the Pledge. [Read more...]

Why is a Church “Adopting” This Public School?

Public schools across the country are facing budget issues — good luck finding a teaching job for next year — and they’re looking for any way to cut costs without having to fire staff. Out of desperation, they will also try to raise money in questionable ways. Like this school in Florida: When his budget [Read More...]

Act of God Kills Touchdown Jesus

This is Touchdown Jesus, a.k.a. Drowning Jesus, a.k.a. Big Butter Jesus, a.k.a. Quicksand Jesus, a.k.a. King of Kings, in Monroe, Ohio: He no longer exists, though. An “act of god” has done away with him. The large Jesus statue iconic to Interstate 75 in Monroe is destroyed following an apparent lightning strike. Motorists were stopped [Read More...]

Don’t Forget About the Creation Museum

As a member of the Secular Student Alliance‘s board of directors last year, Phil Ferguson pounced on an opportunity to have PZ Myers lead a tour through the Creation Museum. It was one of the more publicized things we’ve ever done at the SSA, and the reactions all over the blogosphere were incredible. There were [Read More...]