We Need More God On That Seal

This is the current seal for Greene County, Missouri: If you can’t tell, it’s missing something. Figure it out yet…? YES! God. Apparently, it needs more God. Thankfully, county commissioners Harold Bengsch, Jim Viebrock, and Roseann Bentley have unanimously approved adding the phrase “In God We Trust” to the seal. (Good to know their priorities [Read More...]

Forget the Mormons…

For all the talk about how people might not vote for a Mormon, let’s not forget that atheists consistently rank at the bottom of all those “who would you not vote for?” lists. According to Gallup, 22% of Americans say they wouldn’t vote for a Mormon (even from their own party). But 49% wouldn’t vote [Read More...]

Voting Against God in Ohio

A few weeks ago, I posted about how Jon Husted, the Ohio Secretary of State, was holding an online poll to decide which “I voted” sticker will be given out to voters this November. Two of those stickers featured the state’s motto “With God, All Things Are Possible.” For a while, those weren’t even close [Read More...]

Harrisburg Mayor Thinks God Will Fix the Economy

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is in some economic trouble: According to a recent analysis from the state’s Department of Community and Economic Development, Harrisburg is likely to end the year with a nearly $3.5 million deficit in its $58 million budget, and things are only expected to get worse. By 2015, the deficit is likely to be [Read More...]

Is Faith Funny? Oh yeah…

Every now and then the Washington Post‘s On Faith column asks a ridiculously easy question… The Book of Mormon, a satirical musical by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, won nine Tony awards [last] Sunday night. Parker and Stone are known as equal-opportunity offenders when it comes to mocking religion, but [Read More...]