A Campus Group’s Response to the International Day of Prayer

Yesterday was the International Day of Prayer. (Not to be confused with the National Day of Prayer, which is a yearly political stunt with ties to Focus on the Family.) In honor of it, the Campus Crusade for Christ chapter at Indiana University – Bloomington prayed for 24 straight hours… The Secular Alliance of IU [Read More...]

Update on the Don Harris and David Barbour Election

***Update***: If you’d like to donate to Mr. Barbour to help him recoup the cost of the campaign, information is here. There is no PayPal link just yet. … Yesterday, I posted about Don Harris, a member of the Albuquerque City Council in New Mexico, who was being challenged in the local election by a [Read More...]

The Silly Ten Commandments

I know we’ve all heard the arguments before, but I never get tired of hearing of how absurd the Ten Commandments are: Of course, no smackdown of the list is complete without watching George Carlin‘s classic bit. (via Stupid Evil Bastard) [Read more...]

Ask Richard: Should I “Come Out” as an Atheist in my College Application Essay?

Dear Richard, I am a senior in high school and I am preparing to start the college admissions process. A few of the colleges that I am planning on applying to use the Common Application. The essay for the Common App is open-ended and can be written on any topic of choice. I am contemplating [Read More...]

Albuquerque City Councilor Don Harris Attacks Opponent for Being an Atheist

Albuquerque, New Mexico has a City Councilor named Don Harris who is doing everything in his power to pull an Elizabeth Dole and lose an election by attacking his challenger’s ties to atheism. This is part of a mailer Harris sent out last week regarding opponent David Barbour: That box at the top reads: David [Read More...]