This Guy’s Running for Elected Office in Texas, So He Just Trashed Atheists in His Latest Campaign Ad

Sid Miller, a Texas Republican running to become the state’s Agriculture Commissioner, has to beef up his conservative credentials, so he just released a holiday campaign ad that includes a jab at atheists. Because I guess that’s how you get elected as a Republican in Texas.

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Is This Too Much to Ask for Christmas?

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Papua New Guinea’s Parliamentary Speaker, a Jesus Fan, Has Non-Christian Artwork Removed — With a Chainsaw

If Theo Zurenuoc gets his way, his government will soon install

… a National Unity Pole, which will contain a Bible, a copy of the constitution and an everlasting flame to represent God’s word.

Presumably, the Unity Pole will be ready for prime time soon after Mr. Zurenuoc is done destroying national historical artifacts that do not conform to his brand of Christianity.

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In Shreveport, City Council Member Wants to Repeal Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Because Jesus

Earlier this week, the Shreveport City Council (Louisiana) passed something called the “Be Fair Shreveport” Ordinance, protecting those who are LGBT from workplace discrimination. Sounds like a very logical thing to do, right? As usual, churches and religious non-profit groups were given special exemptions from the new law so they could continue being bigots within their own walls. The Ordinance passed 6-1. Everyone wins! Right?!

Almost. The one holdout vote came from council member Ron Webb.

You know where this is going: He’s going to say he loves gay people but this Ordinance somehow takes away someone’s religious rights, blah blah blah.

Oh, we went much further than that:

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There’s Video of the Morton Grove Public Library Board of Trustees Calling This Site a ‘Hate Group’

As I mentioned earlier today, the Morton Grove Public Library board of trustees held its monthly board meeting last night and voted 5-2 to reject our donation of over $3,000.

Well, it turns out they videotape their monthly meetings and put them up on YouTube

So we can see for ourselves how the discussion went down. I just watched it and, um, wow. You gotta see this. The relevant portion begins at the 32:15 mark:

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