God Sent the Shooter

Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church have their expected reaction to George Tiller‘s murder (PDF): GOD HATES BABY KILLERS. SERIAL MURDERER GEORGE “TILLER THE KILLER” IS DEAD! GOD SENT THE SHOOTER! NOW TILLER GETS TO EXPLAIN HIMSELF TO HIS VICTIMS! WBC TO PICKET “VIGIL TO SUPPORT TILLER’S FAMILY AND FRIENDS” (ENABLERS!). Sun., May 31, [Read More...]

What Kind of Person Would Kill Abortion Doctor George Tiller?

There’s a passage in Richard Dawkins‘ The God Delusion that discusses morality: Five patients in a hospital are dying, each with a different organ failing. Each would be saved if a donor could be found for their particular faulty organ, but none is available. Then the surgeon notices that there is a healthy man in [Read More...]

The Recession Brings Them Closer to God

Obviously, a god had nothing to do with this recession. But if you wanted to point a finger at someone, a god seems like an easy target. Maybe a god caused the recession… or a god wanted you to lose your job… or a god is preventing you from getting any new job interviews. But [Read More...]

Sex with Ducks

Pat Robertson said on The 700 Club that if hate crimes legislation was passed, then weird people who like to have sex with ducks (or little boys) could be protected under that law. A couple women took that to heart and created this wonderful video: You know, if this happened every time the Religious Right [Read More...]

Home Bible Study in San Diego Shut Down… Then Resurrected

The headlines I read a couple days ago said that county officials in San Diego were trying to prevent Pastor David Jones and his wife Mary from holding a Bible study in their home. But that couldn’t be right. That sounds like the Christian Right’s distorted “I’m the victim! I’m the victim!” version of what [Read More...]


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