They Got Arrested for This?

Wait, they burned their own copies of the Koran and they got arrested for it? In a joint statement, Northumbria Police and Gateshead Council said: “The kind of behaviour displayed in this video is not representative of our community as a whole. “Our community is one of mutual respect and we continue to work together [Read More...]

What Should My Sign Say…?

It seems like everything has worked out and I’ll be able to attend the Jon Stewart “Rally to Restore Sanity”/Stephen Colbert “March To Keep Fear Alive” in Washington, D.C. on 10/30/10! *Happy dance* I am very excited, to say the least. The only thing that would make it better is a clever poster to haul [Read More...]

I Still Support the People Who Drew Muhammad

Chris Stedman, blogger at NonProphet Status, has a guest piece for Interfaith Youth Core founder Eboo Patel at the Washington Post On Faith blog. The topic: Molly Norris, the cartoonist who initially suggested Everybody Draw Muhammad Day, who later publicly regretted that decision, and who is now in hiding. A few college atheist groups chose [Read More...]

What the Hell Is Wrong with Republicans?

I’m so pissed off right now. I know everyone’s already written plenty about what Republicans did yesterday regarding Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. But I haven’t been able to rant yet. I was shocked when I heard the final vote count. I can’t believe that that many members of Congress think so little of gays and [Read More...]

Secular Student Alliance Hosts Leadership Summit in SC

The Secular Student Alliance along with the Pastafarians at the University of South Carolina are hosting a Leadership Summit on November 12th-14th in Columbia, SC. It’s a chance for students to network, learn how to manage a group, and hear some fantastic talks. The keynote is Kevin Roose, who wrote one of my favorite books [Read More...]