Bristol Palin Promotes Abstinence; My Irony Meter Breaks

The Elegance of Quantum Mechanics by George W. Bush. How to Dress Conservatively by Britney Spears. I ♥ the Discovery Institute by PZ Myers. Abstinence by Bristol Palin. It doesn’t make sense for certain people to be promoting certain ideas. (Thanks to Kurt for the link!) [Read more...]

Chris Matthews Lets Creationist Tom Tancredo Off the Hook

Chris Matthews, you’ve disappointed me. Yesterday, he brought Republican Congressman Mike Pence on his show to ask how Republicans could be so anti-science when they know so little about it. Pence knew next to nothing about evolution and Matthews delivered an excellent smackdown. Today, to continue the same discussion, Matthews had on former Republican Congressman [Read More...]

Update to the Military Proselytizing Story

On Monday, Al Jazeera reported that American soldiers were illegally proselytizing in Afghanistan, distributing Bibles in native languages. On Tuesday, the military took action: Reuters News says the Bibles were confiscated and destroyed after Qatar-based Al Jazeer television showed soldiers at a Bible class on a base with a stack of Bibles translated into the [Read More...]

Oppose H. Res. 397: Affirming the “Religious History” of our Nation

Yesterday, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA), the Founder and Chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, sponsored House Resolution 397: Affirming the rich spiritual and religious history of our Nation’s founding and subsequent history and expressing support for designation of the first week in May as “America’s Spiritual Heritage Week” for the appreciation of and education on [Read More...]

Mike Pence (R-IN) Gets Hammered on his Creationism by Chris Matthews

If you want to denounce science, then you should first understand science. Mike Pence, a Congressperson from Indiana, can’t even come clean about his Creationist beliefs: A partial transcript: Matthews: Do you believe in evolution, sir? Pence: Umm… do I believe in evolution? I embrace the view that God created the heavens and the earth, [Read More...]