The Race for Pastor-in-Chief

It is Pulpit Freedom Sunday — a day for pastors to break the law and endorse a candidate. They’re welcome to do so, of course. I’ll be thrilled to see them paying taxes. If they want to remain tax-exempt, though, they should refrain from doing so. And other Christian pastors ought to condemn their colleagues [Read More...]

Congress Takes Time to Support Discriminatory Organization

While Congress was debating what to do with the Wall Street bailouts this week, they took the time to vote on one other piece of legislation dealing with money. Amidst the largest financial crisis in our nation’s history, our senators unanimously passed a bill yesterday supporting an organization that discriminates against atheists and gays. Yesterday, [Read More...]

Join the Blogroll

The blogroll has shrunk. Now it can expand! If you’re interested in joining, please fit these criteria: Write a blog with a religious, non-religious, or scientific bent (and be interesting)! Please make sure you have an RSS feed so I can read your posts through my Blog Reader! If that sentence made no sense to [Read More...]

I Had To Do It

I was waiting for my flight home from Minnesota the other day… so I had to do it: The infamous Larry Craig bathroom. Somehow, the trip just felt complete after finding that. [Read more...]

Words From a Former Fundamentalist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, used to be a fundamentalist evangelical preacher. He writes all about it in his book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists. In the latest Secular Student Alliance newsletter, he explains the mindset of a fundamentalist: It would be your lucky [Read More...]