Right Wingers Go Crazy After Obama Omits ‘God’ from Thanksgiving Address

FOX News and religious conservatives are pissed off at President Obama because they didn’t like his Thanksgiving address. Here are some excerpts — see if you can figure out why they’re angry: As Americans, each of us has our own list of things and people to be thankful for. But there are some blessings we [Read More...]

Secular Voters in Iowa are Supporting Ron Paul

Iowa Caucus voters are still very divided over which Republican candidate to vote for this January, and when you separate them by religious beliefs, the differences are even more striking: “That’s more the story than who’s ahead,” said Jim McCormick, chairman of the ISU Political Science Department, who coordinated the poll. “The number of people [Read More...]

Pennsylvania State Senator Tells Atheists to Send Their Kids to ‘An Atheist School’ with School Vouchers

***Update***: There’s better video and more excerpts at Justin’s blog. … There’s one main reason church/state separation advocates don’t support school vouchers: It would allow parents to send their kids to religious schools on the taxpayer dime. (Want a second reason? The private schools also wouldn’t be held to the same accountability standards as the [Read More...]

The Ten Point Vision for a Secular America

If you haven’t heard Sean Faircloth speak, you’re about to get a treat. Sean was the “opening act” on Richard Dawkins‘ recent book tour and in the video below Sean shares his “Ten Point Vision of a Secular America.” The list begins at the 12:40 mark: He elaborates on these points in his new book [Read More...]

‘In God We Trust’ May Become a Permanent Part of Georgia License Plates

Remember when the state of Georgia accidentally put “In God We Trust” on certain license plates and then included them in the lineup during a vote? They had to conduct a revote because the motto wasn’t actually included on the plates — it was just an optional $1 tag you could put on your own [Read More...]