The Law of Church and State: U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Since 2002

Some background on the Congressional Research Service and Open CRS: American taxpayers spend nearly $100 million a year to fund the Congressional Research Service, a “think tank” that provides reports to members of Congress on a variety of topics relevant to current political events. Yet, these reports are not made available to the public in [Read More...]

Video of My “eBay Auction” Talk

Occasionally, I give talks about the eBay auction and my book to various groups. I talk about the auction itself (“No, I did not sell my soul“), the aftermath (“Kirk Cameron, what happened to you?“), and the various ways atheists can get our message out to a larger audience (“Step one: Don’t be mean“). Earlier [Read More...]

Sam Harris and Rabbi David Wolpe

The American Jewish University hosted authors Sam Harris and Rabbi David Wolpe to discuss the existence of God and the role of religion and faith in society. You can watch the full video here. Steve Padilla, a writer for the Los Angeles Times, moderated the informal debate and wrote about the event. He excerpts a [Read More...]

The Christopher Hitchens Drink

The Christopher Hitchens Surprise: 1 Bottle Scotch whiskey: Johnnie Walker Black Label preferred 20 Cigarettes An empty scotch glass 1 Bottle Grecian Formula 1 Live Christian infant Using the scotch glass, empty the entire contents of the scotch, one glass at a time, into your mouth, occasionally smoking an entire cigarette in less than a [Read More...]

People Will Believe Anything

First watch this video: It’s not a ghost. You know how I know it’s not a ghost? Because ghosts don’t exist. And there’s probably a more likely explanation. Of course, this is CNN. They wouldn’t want to do any actual investigation now, would they? They’ll just find the most idiotic, gullible people they can find [Read More...]