The 2012 War on Christmas Has Begun: A Texas County Rejects Atheist Group’s Holiday Banner

Last year, Henderson County officials (in Texas) put a nativity scene on the courthouse lawn.

Believing that to be unconstitutional, the Freedom From Religion Foundation requested that one of their displays join the nativity scene — or county officials could remove the Nativity Scene altogether. There was a huge rally in which about 5,000 local Christians showed up in support of Jesus because he was apparently under attack from those damned atheists: [Read more...]

Herb Silverman Talks About Being an Atheist Candidate for Governor

If you haven’t read Herb Silverman‘s book Candidate Without A Prayer, do it! But until then, you’ll want to listen to Herb tell his story to an audience: (via Secular Student Alliance) [Read more...]

Pete Stark Is Fighting for His Seat in Congress and His Opponent is Using His Atheism Against Him

Pete Stark is currently the only open atheist in Congress. In 2007, he went public with his non-theism thanks to urging from the Secular Coalition for America. [Read more...]

This Is Pretty Frightening…

(via Mike Luckovich) [Read more...]

Mitt Romney as a Vessel for Restoring the Republican Party to Power

“All we have to do is replace Obama,” proclaimed GOP power broker Grover Norquist at this year’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. “We are not auditioning for fearless leader.” Sufficiently qualified for the job, he argued, is any man with the capacity to “handle a pen” and thus sign bills sent by Congress. “His job is to be captain of the team,” Norquist said of the party’s as-yet-undetermined nominee. [Read more...]


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