Lisa Miller Is Wrong: Atheists Are Not Petty or Closed-Minded

Atheists are in a lose-lose situation when it comes to complaining about what seem to be minor violations — but violations, nonetheless — of church/state separation. If we complain about it, we’re deemed to be haters who want every mention of religion out of the public square. (e.g. A cross in a city’s logo.) If [Read More...]

‘Mitt Romney: A Hero in My Mind’

William Tapley, the Phallic Symbols Guy from 2011, has written Mitt Romney‘s campaign song! (The Romney campaign did not get back to me when I submitted my suggestion.) I literally love it more than anything: Whoa, whoa, whoa! Cried the eagle to the world below. Wake up friend! Can’t you see we’re at the end? Wars and [Read More...]

Steubenville, Ohio City Logo No Longer Includes a Christian Cross

While we’re talking about city logos with churches in them, here’s a success story: This used to be the logo for Steubenville, Ohio: After the Freedom From Religion Foundation said the cross was a no-no (PDF), the city responded by reverting back to their old logo until they get a new replacement: “We’re pleased with [Read More...]

Chicago Alderman Says Chick-fil-A Is Not Welcome In His Ward

A couple days ago, I wrote about how Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy affirmed his anti-gay marriage stance, and about the backlash that was created.  For instance, August 3rd is being declared National Same-Sex Kiss Day at Chick-fil-A. There were a few responses from readers saying “I don’t get the point of this — you’re not going [Read More...]

David Niose Speaks with S.E. Cupp on MSNBC’s The Cycle

Earlier today, David Niose, president of the American Humanist Association and author of the excellent new book Nonbeliever Nation, did something many atheists have wanted to do for a long time now: He went on live TV, head-to-head with S.E. Cupp. TIME FOR THE BATTLE TO BEGIN! Hmph. David didn’t take the bait at all. [Read More...]


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