The Explosion of Christian Conspiracy Theories in Obama’s America

Conspiracy theories have always been popular in America to one degree or another. Way back when, they proliferated by word of mouth. Fast-forward to the late 20th century and the preferred mode of dissemination became fax machines. Today, the Internet.

Scanning the post-election comment threads at Breitbart.com has been instructive. The mindset of hateful conspiracy theorists who flood that site on a regular basis (its influence continues to expand) is worthwhile for the skeptically-minded to grok, because they provide insight into how the fundamentalist religious mind functions. (Many of these commenters are themselves Christian fundamentalists.) [Read more...]

The Religious Makeup of the 113th Congress

What are the religious affiliations of members of the 113th Congress?

Pretty similar to the American public — Overwhelmingly Christian with a spattering of Jews, Muslims, and followers of other faiths.

Except in one category… [Read more...]

Mitt Romney = A Truly Historic Failure

There are a number of reasons why U.S. “Conservative Movement” activists are suddenly declaring Mitt Romney to be “the worst major-party nominee since World War II.” [Read more...]

Bill O’Reilly: ‘Do the Atheists in Wisconsin Realize They’re Going To Hell?’

FOX News Channel pundit Bill O’Reilly is super good at refusing to look reality in its beady little eyes.  We all know about his famous misunderstanding of how tides work, as it resulted in some delightful memes.  The man has become a caricature of a caricature of himself.

And I’m sorry to break any readers’ hearts around here, but he isn’t exactly the biggest fan of us atheists. [Read more...]

Christian Legislators Put Up Ten Commandments Monument in Oklahoma… and Misspell ‘Sabbath’

A Ten Commandments monument was just placed on the grounds of the state Capitol building in Oklahoma City: [Read more...]


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