Birthday Wishes to Lori Lipman Brown from Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins send this email out yesterday and I absolutely echo his sentiments: Lori Lipman Brown works her heart out as Director of the Secular Coalition for America. When she’s not lobbying on Capitol Hill, she’s on the road helping grow this remarkable coalition from coast to coast. She is making a real difference, and [Read More...]

Saying the Pledge of Allegiance is Just Not Enough Anymore

It’s bad enough that we have to say the Pledge of Allegiance in our public schools… but the Landover Baptist Church doesn’t think that’s enough. First, we have a new proposed pledge: Second, we have a checklist for the Christian kiddies: The following eleven tips are designed to assist Christian children in utilizing the Pledge [Read More...]

My Package

No, this isn’t about the Skepdude calendar. There was a FedEx truck outside my place this morning… someone dropped off a package: That was strange. I wasn’t expecting a package… I shook it. It didn’t make any ticking sounds. So I figured I was safe. I went to a table and opened it up. An [Read More...]

Snippet from a Conversation I Had Yesterday

Slightly paraphrased, but it went something like this: Friend: So you’re an atheist…? Me: Yep. Friend: You don’t believe in God?? Me: Nope. Friend: You don’t celebrate Christmas or Easter??? Me: Not really… but I do the whole “gift” thing with friends and family. Friend: Do you celebrate your birthday?! Nope. Never. Atheists don’t have [Read More...]

Talking Jesus Doll

How can you say no to Talking Jesus? So many questions… What does “authentic linen robes” mean? Who will Talking Jesus play with? Does he come with friends? Can you change Jesus’ clothes? What are the accessories for this doll? What happens when the child gets bored with it? Are you allowed to throw Jesus [Read More...]