Notes on The Colbert Report Appearance

Tonight, Lori Lipman Brown — the Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America — is scheduled to appear on The Colbert Report (after being bumped last night). In anticipation of her “Better Know a Lobbyist” segment, other organizations are already sending their congratulations. Here’s a statement from the Council for Secular Humanism: The Council [Read More...]

Why Does This Show Up on the GOP Website…?

If you go to the website for the 2008 Republican National Convention, you can search for videos. Right now, no videos exist since the convention has not yet begun. But that hasn’t stopped something strange from happening. When you click on any of the video links (“Main Feed,” “En EspaƱol,” etc.)… instead of a video [Read More...]

What You’ve Given North Carolina Senate Candidate Kay Hagan

Only a couple days after the first post, you all have sent fantastic letters to Senate candidate Kay Hagan‘s campaign as well as to her opponent (and anti-atheist fearmongerer) Elizabeth Dole and thrown a lot of support her way. So far, you’ve raised $1620 and that’s only counting the people who commented on this site. [Read More...]

Great Night with One More to Go

Last night was a blast. Barack was excellent. I hope to see Lori Lipman Brown on The Colbert Report tonight. I’ll give an update on the Kay Hagan fundraising drive later today. But first, I need to focus on wrapping up the first week of classes at my high school. My new students have been [Read More...]

The Rick Warren Magazine

What would happen if Pastor Rick Warren, fresh off his moderating of the Jesustastic Presidential Civil Forum, were given his own magazine? It might look something like this: Laugh all you want. It may not be long before you see Purpose — Pastor Rick Warren‘s actual proposed new magazine — on your bookshelves. A test-issue [Read More...]