The Next Phase of the ‘We Are Atheism’ Project

Last year, my friends Adam Brown and Amanda Brown launched an “It Gets Better”-like campaign for atheists called “We Are Atheism“: [Read more…]

Mitt Romney and the Legacy of George McGovern

George McGovern, the anti-war stalwart from South Dakota who suffered a historic defeat at the hands of Richard M. Nixon, said the following in his speech accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 1972: [Read more…]

The New York Times‘ Obituary for Paul Kurtz

Earlier tonight, the New York Times‘ posted Ben Weber‘s obituary for Paul Kurtz: [Read more…]

Indiana’s Republican Senate Candidate: Your Rape Was a Part of God’s Plan

Republican candidates should have this figured out by now: When someone asks them about rape, even if they’re pro-life, they should say “Rape bad. Jobs good.”

No one told Richard Mourdock the strategy. Instead, Todd Akin must have slipped him a page from his own playbook. [Read more…]

New York Times Editorial Sides Against Kountze Christian Cheerleaders

The New York Times had two pieces yesterday about the Kountze High School cheerleaders and their Bible-promoting banners. [Read more…]