Christmas Hodgepodge

A few random threads on Christmas all in one: Guess who celebrates the holiday? Scientist and atheist Richard Dawkins has admitted he does celebrate Christmas — and enjoys singing traditional Christmas carols each festive season. … ‘I am perfectly happy on Christmas day to say Merry Christmas to everybody,’ Dawkins said. ‘I might sing Christmas [Read More...]

Did an Angel Save Her Daughter’s Life?

No. It didn’t. Not an angel. I’m glad Colleen Banton‘s daughter is ok, but the answer is no. What is she talking about? Well, take a look at the angel she’s referring to: Really. That’s supposed to be an angel. What’s that, you say? It’s the light at a particular angle? Light coming through a [Read More...]

Rick Warren: A Cuter Kind of Hater

I still say the Rick Warren controversy isn’t as big a deal as people are making it out to be. That doesn’t mean I agree with his absurd, faulty, and hateful social views. Cartoonist Mikhaela Reid shows us why mainstream America doesn’t find Warren as bigoted as his Religious Right counterparts: I’m amazed someone can [Read More...]

A Couple Quick Plugs

There’s an interview with me on the Regator blog. It discusses how I blog and advice to other bloggers. … I also have a cameo on the Skepchick podcast where I explain my own contribution to the War on Christmas! [Read more...]

Can You Help with a Colorado Lawsuit?

The Freedom From Religion Foundation could use the help of a Colorado citizen who has a child in the Cherry Creek School District in Denver. A brief background of the case: Last year, Cherry Creek Schools began promoting “40 Developmental Assets” — a program that would help students become “responsible and confident young adults.” That’s [Read More...]