Christian School Shuts Down Democratic Party Club

Liberty University, founded by the late Jerry Falwell, has decided to stop recognizing the Democratic Party club at the school “because its parent organization stands against the conservative Christian school’s moral principles.” Mark Hine, the VP for Student Affairs sent this email to the organization last week: … Even though this club may not support [Read More...]

A Secular Welcome to Iceland’s Parliament

My friend Hope Knutsson is president of Sidmennt (The Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association). Her group was all over the news (in Iceland and beyond) this week because of what they did to welcome in their new Parliament — it was an idea hatched and implemented in under 36 hours. Here’s her story: The new session [Read More...]

More Stupidity on Climate Change

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association … Ladies and gentlemen, for your daily dose of stupid, I give you Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) quotes explaining why he doesn’t want to do anything about greenhouse gasses (via Thinkprogress): “I would also point out that CO2, carbon dioxide, is not [Read More...]

Hoax Healers and Idiotic Ideology

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association … These stories always make me sad.  Via Daniel Florien at Unreasonable Faith I found an article on fake faith-healer Todd Bentley.  WORLD Magazine (Today’s News | Christian Views) asked him for a list of the people he had healed and – [Read More...]

Christian Cover Pages for President Bush’s Intelligence Briefings

During the initial invasion of Iraq, Donald Rumsfeld‘s office produced intelligence reports for President Bush and his team. These cover pages were remarkably pro-Christian with Bible verses adorning them. GQ magazine got ahold of samples of these sheets. (If you have an AdBlocker, you’ll have to turn it off to see the page.) This is [Read More...]