Pentagon Bans Gay Blogs but Not Ann Coulter

The progressive political site AMERICAblog has uncovered a strange and not-so-accidental glitch in the Department of Defense’s computer system, one that’s been around for a while.

The Pentagon reportedly blocks a number of LGBT-related websites from being accessed by DoD computers, while allowing access to right-wing powerhouses like the American Family Association and Ann Coulter. [Read more...]

Bill Maher’s New Rule: ‘You Can’t Run for President if You Don’t Know How Old the World Is’

Bill Maher has a few New Rules for 2013 and none is more accurate than this one:

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Indiana State Senator Files Bill Requiring Public Schools to Recite the Lord’s Prayer

Last year, Indiana State Senator Dennis Kruse (R-Obviously) proposed a bill (PDF) to recite the Lord’s Prayer in public schools:

The Lord’s Prayer, by the way, is written in Matthew 6:9-13.

If Kruse actually read that part of the Bible, he might have seen Matthew 6:5:

And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others…

Mhmmm… [Read more...]

Sean Faircloth: Sam Harris Ought to Reconsider His Stance on Guns

Sean Faircloth, Director of Strategy & Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, has a response to Sam Harris when it comes to the issue of guns:

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Christian Right Group Fears a Future Where the President Might be Muslim

In 2008, Focus on the Family released a list of all the horrible things that would happen by 2012 if Barack Obama was elected president.

In 2012, their predictions turned out to be just as far from reality as their religious beliefs.

The American Family Association appears to have learned a lesson from all this: When making predictions about the future of Christianity, say that they’ll happen 50 years from now! By then, everyone will forget how idiotic you were. [Read more...]


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