The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Goes To…

It is a long shot, obviously. But it is still a very nice gesture for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. They have been nominated for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Who nominated them? The nominator of MRFF for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize is identified as a Senator from a foreign nation, which is an [Read More...]

How the U.S. Military is Convincing Muslims We’re On a Crusade

It’s not a surprise to those who follow the issue that the U.S. military has a history of trying to evangelize, convert, and proselytize to Muslims. Chris Rodda has compiled an extensively-researched list of the “Top Ten Ways to Convince the Muslims We’re On a Crusade.” Here are the main points (the details are on [Read More...]

FOX News Declares Obama Anti-Christian… For Air Force’s Decision to Keep Church and State Separate

In a dairy for the Daily Kos, Chris Rodda explains how, a couple years ago, she heard about how the American military was taking part in evangelical Christian events — a blatant violation of church/state separation. The military was regularly providing flyovers at countless evangelical Christian events all over the country, not only violating the [Read More...]

The Nation on Rediscovering Secular America

Atheists get some wonderful press in the most recent edition of The Nation. Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel writes about “Rediscovering Secular America” and the Secular Coalition for America is at the center of the piece: Within a week the Coalition approached Obama. They let him know they had never been part of that “list” [of [Read More...]

Small Victories for a Military Atheist

Occasionally, I get emails that are both thrilling and depressing all at once. This certainly qualifies. It comes from Cadet Captain “Bob,” who is part of an Army JROTC program at his high school. He recently took part in an extra-curricular quiz bowl activity (similar to Jeopardy!) that resulted in his team making it to [Read More...]