Could Charles Darwin Have Beaten Creationist Congressperson Paul Broun?

Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) just ran for Congress unopposed.

That’s disturbing when you consider that he sits on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology… and told an audience at Liberty Baptist Church in September that evolution, embryology, and the Big Bang are “lies straight from the pit of Hell”: [Read more...]

If the ‘Nones’ Are a Growing Demographic, Politicians Should Get to Work!

(In response to this story) [Read more...]

BREAKING: Kyrsten Sinema Is Not an Atheist

Back in the summer, I put up a post about how Kyrsten Sinema was poised to win her Democratic primary in the race for Congress. At the time, I described her as a bisexual nontheist because, well, that’s what I had heard. [Read more...]

Political Rainbows

(via Mike Luckovich of the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) [Read more...]

Watching the Republicans Delude Themselves in the Election Aftermath

The dissecting and pulling apart of Mitt Romney‘s defeat has begun in earnest by the media on all sides of the political spectrum. Most of this has focused on stuff like voter demographics, the voting patterns of minority groups, and how successful both parties were (or were not) in getting their supporters to actually vote. A couple of things that have happened over the past few days are far more interesting to me. They offer a tantalizing glimpse into the minds of previously-hopeful Republicans — I say “hopeful,” though it may very well be a case of delusion more than hope.

First: This may be one of the amazing, beguiling, scary, and hilarious three minutes ever seen on FOX News Channel… which is saying something, given their standard content. I am, of course, talking about the moment FOX News finally called Ohio for Obama, thus ending the race for the White House: [Read more...]


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