Illinois Family Institute Goes After Me Again

The Illinois Family Institute’s Laurie Higgins is going after me (and my job) again. … parents really should spend some time perusing… math teacher, Hemant Mehta’s website to determine whether he is the kind of man with whom they want their children to spend a school year. He absolutely has a First Amendment right to [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Ad in Croatia Taken Down After One Day

The atheist tram campaign (trampaign?) in Zagreb, Croatia was up… and down, all within one day. The ad read “No Gods, No Masters.” Reader Enola was kinda enough to translate this article and give it some context. Here’s Enola’s translation: ZAGREB – “Without God, without a master” is Croatian Women’s Network’s slogan which was supposed [Read More...]

Steeple Hands

***Update***: Margot’s CD is now available on iTunes! … Margot Saites comes from a fundamentalist Christian family and only began her journey to atheism when she was 30. She recently put out a CD of her own music (a talent I find absolutely incredible) and one of her songs, “Steeple Hands,” has lyrics readers might [Read More...]

Supernatural Atheism doesn’t work

I recently attended the Netroots Nation panel in Pittsburgh on the proposal for a “New Progressive Vision of Church and State.”  The proposal, which I criticized last week, was written by Bruce Ledewitz, an atheist himself and author of “Hallowed Secularism.”  The panel wasn’t as bad as I had feared, as he had invited staunch [Read More...]

How Google Complete Queries About Christian Right Figures…

Ron was playing around with Google’s predictive text feature and noticed that if he typed in the names of some conservative Christians, Google suggested some interesting query completions… Other examples are on his site. He left out the “Ted Haggard is” query (which I find amusing). And the “Rick Warren is” query was surprising to [Read More...]


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