Kay Hagan is Gaining Momentum

***UPDATE***: Since posting, you’ve given another $160 to Hagan’s campaign! … Readers of this site have donated over $2000 to the campaign of Kay Hagan, the Democrat challenging Republican Elizabeth Dole for a Senate seat in North Carolina. One reader even sent me this email: I’ve been unemployed since May, but I have been waiting [Read More...]

This is Getting Kinda Gross…

The Virgin Mary makes her latest appearance. On a rotting grape. What’s the story this time? Since noticing the image, Ms. [Becky] Ginn has stored the grape in her freezer to prevent it from rotting any further. She’s been showing off pictures on her blog and to her co-workers. Ms. Ginn said many people have [Read More...]

The Atheist Wedding

Toothpaste for Dinner explains the uniqueness of an atheist wedding: Hehe (Thanks to Matthew for the link!) [Read more...]

Minorities + Religion = Depression

A new longitudinal study shows that for whites and blacks, religious participation leads to “fewer symptoms of depression.” No surprise there. You figure life won’t be as bad when you’re part of a tight knit community. But surprisingly, the same stat doesn’t hold true for everyone: … for some Latino and Asian-American adolescents, attending church [Read More...]

Penn Jillette on the Election

Penn Jillette (of Penn & Teller) wrote a commentary for CNN on the upcoming election — from his Libertarian point of view: Barack Obama is way smarter than Bush — so way, way smarter than me. Obama is way more charismatic than me. He did his big speech for about 80,000 people; I’ll do my [Read More...]