The Superstitions of the Presidential Candidates

This is one of the best (and funniest) Pat Condell videos I’ve seen in a while: [Read more...]

Ron Paul’s Statement of Faith

I know most of you have no intention of voting Republican in the next presidential election, but if you had to pick *someone*, who would it be? Jon Huntsman? Sure, he accepts evolution and climate change, but that ought to be a given for any educated person, right? He doesn’t hide his Mormonism, though, and [Read More...]

Helping Atheists Get Elected in Arizona

The Secular Coalition for Arizona is doing something so awesome, so unique, and so important, that I’m amazed it’s getting no publicity whatsoever. (Yet.) They’re organizing trainings this fall… for atheists who want to run for public office. Training will primarily be aimed at those interested in running for local and state level offices such [Read More...]

Republican Congressperson Wants to Make the 9/11 Cross a National Monument

American Atheists is still in the middle of its lawsuit to prevent the Christian Cross from being displayed in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (unless museum officials allow icons from all faiths and no faith to be included as well). Meanwhile, Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) has found a way to give the two [Read More...]

A Restored Version of the Jefferson Bible

Thomas Jefferson didn’t like the Bible as it was written. He thought Jesus was a good moral teacher, but those miracles were bullshit. In a letter to William Short in 1820, Jefferson wrote: Among the sayings and discourses imputed to [Jesus] by his biographers, I find many passages of fine imagination, correct morality, and of [Read More...]