Instead of Saying Yes to Twerking Satanist, Florida Commissioners Drop Invocations Altogether

The Coral Springs (FL) City Commission has ended invocations at their meetings, all because Chaz Stevens, a Satanist, asked to participate.

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How Could an Atheist Support Any of These GOP Candidates?

Last year, I made a video about how atheists couldn’t be Republicans. The title was purposely hyperbolic but I think the point was clear. I didn’t understand how atheists who typically care about church/state separation, science education, LGBT rights, women’s rights, etc. could vote for the the current crop of GOP candidates.

They’re not old school conservatives like Barry Goldwater. Most are religious conservatives who believe the Bible trumps the Constitution, even in government. The rest seem to be pandering to that crowd even if they don’t share those views.

Watching the GOP debates yesterday, it was hard to picture any candidate up there worth voting for.

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Secular Invocation Delivered in Lake County, Florida

On Tuesday morning, in Lake County, Florida, Cynthia Lodyga delivered a fantastic secular invocation before a Commission Meeting:

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Todd Starnes is Somehow Making Fox News Channel Even Less Credible

In the least surprising news you’ll hear all day, Fox News Radio’s Todd Starnes is a liar with no journalistic credibility.

If you’re a regular reader of this site, you know how many times we’ve posted stories fact-checking Starnes’ articles (and sermons).

Now, Jonathan Merritt, writing for The Atlantic, has a story about how Starnes is tarnishing the already-pathetic reputation of Fox News:

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Conservative Pundit Warns Refugees Will Plot Muslim Takeover in the United States

Every now and then, you’ll read something so incredibly dumb that you can’t help but marvel at the depths of its stupidity. Such is the case with a recent piece up at American Thinker. Not much thinking was done in the composition of this stomach-turning word vomit from conservative pundit Ed Straker.┬áHis fear? That taking in┬áMuslim refugees will undermine the Judeo-Christian nature of America.

Putting aside the fact that America is not and never has been a Judeo-Christian nation, his description of why it matters that we are supposedly a Judeo-Christian nation is utterly stunning:

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