And Pete Stark Steps Aside…

Really, Pete Stark? You were arguably the most powerful atheist in the country… and you held the position for only one day?! I expected at least a full week. For shame… We still love you, though. [Read more...]

Non-Theistic Congressman Pete Stark Takes Over Charlie Rangel’s Chair

Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York has stepped down from the House Ways and Means Committee — at least temporarily — due to ethics violations. This is one of the most powerful committees in Congress — it has jurisdiction over taxes, Social Security, unemployment benefits, and Medicare. And, at least for the time being, it [Read More...]

FOX News Anchor Knows His Porn

It’s not surprising that FOX News is throwing a shit fit about the Smut for Smut campaign. But the clip below is *really* worth watching for the last 30 seconds. Daily Show gold, I tell you… [Read more...]

Atheists’ Meeting with White House Officials Discussed on Real Time with Bill Maher

I don’t know how I missed this, but in the (Internet-only) “Overtime” segment of Real Time with Bill Maher last Friday, the entire discussion revolved around the Secular Coalition for America’s briefing with White House officials. (They didn’t mention us by name, but we all know…) The segment is NSFW (there’s swearing). I cringed during [Read More...]

What Secular Issues Would You Want to Discuss with the White House?

When representatives of the Secular Coalition for America met with White House officials last week, we had three items on our agenda: Military religious freedom: Ending religious discrimination, coercion, and proselytizing in the military Fixing faith-based initiatives: Making sure tax dollars are not going directly to houses of worship and that federal funds are not [Read More...]