Google is God

The pig said it. So it must be true. (via Pearls Before Swine) [Read more...]

Anti-Science Candidate Susan Hutchison Mocks Richard Dawkins

A couple months ago, I posted about Susan Hutchison, a former news anchor from Seattle, Washington who is running for King County Executive (sort of like a mayor). This is a position that has given rise to future governors of Washington state, so it’s not a seat to be taken lightly. What was weird was [Read More...]

Don’t Type in the Wrong Website

Reader Jody pointed this out to me and I’m cracking up. I’ve been working closely with the Chicago Coalition of Reason. Our website is (That’ll redirect you to the actual page, anyway.) But guess what happens when you type in . . . You win this round, Church of the Resurrection… [Read more...]

The Praying Robber?

Gregory L. Smith planned to rob the Advance America check cashing store on Monday. He pointed a gun at the sole store clerk, Angela Montez. He told her he had a son to feed and that “he had no choice.” “I started crying and praying and telling him, ‘Don’t do this,’ he was too young [Read More...]

Update on the SSA’s $50,000 Challenge

You all have come through in a big way so far for the Secular Student Alliance, but there’s still ways to go! Donations for the Todd Stiefel $50,000 Challenge have come in from a variety of sources. 1) ChipIn The widget says that the total amount of donations have been $3287 as I write this. [Read More...]