Bill O’Reilly’s War on Christmas and Keith Olbermann’s Rebuttal

A couple nights ago, Bill O’Reilly attacked the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s atheist display in the state of Washington. Last night, Keith Olbermann had an excellent rebuttal: Let’s be clear: There is no War. If the government gives space to one religious display, it must offer that space to everyone — plain and simple. I [Read More...]

Bill O’Reilly Can’t Deal with Atheist Sign in Washington

Shocker: Bill O’Reilly is pissed off that atheists had the gall to include themselves in a winter display at the state capitol building in Olympia, Washington. Atheists have just as much right to include themselves in a holiday display as any other religious group. The government cannot endorse any particular faith, so everyone gets a [Read More...]

Is This Atheist Sign Going to Help?

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is putting a display of its own alongside religious symbols in the state Capitol building in Olympia, Washington: The foundation’s co-president, Dan Barker, said it was important for atheists to offer their viewpoint alongside the overtly religious Nativity scene and Christmas-style holiday tree. “Our members want equal time,” Barker said. [Read More...]

10 Books About Atheism You’ll Want for Christmas

Yeah, you don’t technically celebrate Christmas, but that won’t stop you from asking for presents or buying something for yourself. Here’s are some of my recommendations for atheist books you’ll want this holiday season. (And by that, I mean I want them this holiday season.) Some of them have been around for a while, some [Read More...]

Do You Really Support Freedom of Speech?

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” (Attributed to, but not actually said by Voltaire) Richard Wade here. With all the recent controversy over billboards, I thought it might be a good time to reflect on our own attitudes toward freedom of speech. This [Read More...]