NPR Factchecks Christian Pseudo-Historian David Barton

… and guess what they found? I hope you’re sitting down for this. It turns out David Barton just pulls a lot of stuff out of his ass. (But they said it more NPR-ly.) Here’s one example where Barton says the Constitution was taken “verbatim” from Scripture: NPR’s Elise Hu and Barbara Bradley Hagerty beg [Read More…]

The Illinois Family Institute Is Upset That People Are Mocking Them

***Update***: The slightly-altered PDF is now back up online. It’s now titled “Reject Teachers Who Exploit Position” … Every time the Christian Right says something crazy, liberals tend to quote them word-for-word, and the Christians get mad because their own words make them look silly. It’s a formula The Daily Show uses to perfection. So [Read More…]

How Did Richard Dawkins Offend a Christian Group This Time?

By accepting an invitation to speak at a book festival. That’s it. The Lord’s Day Observance Society said it was amazed by the invitation. President of the group, John Roberts, said: “He has got a name for himself and being invited to a place like the Western Isles, which is a stronghold Presbyterian area, I [Read More…]

Secular Woman Interviews Atheist Survivor of Aurora Tragedy

One of the survivors of the Aurora shootings was Carli Richards — pictures of her wounds (warning: graphic) made the rounds in the days following the tragedy. Unlike some of the other first-hand accounts of survival, Carli’s may be unique because she’s an atheist (who has a Scarlet A tattoo near her left shoulder). She [Read More…]

The Daily Show on the Chick-fil-A Drive-Thru Bully

Last night, The Daily Show talked about Adam Smith‘s video of himself driving through a Chick-fil-A drive-thru and berating the person taking his order for working there: The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook … Rachel Elizabeth, the employee who showed incredible patience [Read More…]