A Remembrance of Dixie Carter

Actress Dixie Carter passed away over the weekend. She played an actress on the show “Designing Women,” and in one particular episode from 1988, her character Julia Sugarbaker ran for a seat on a local board of commissioners. Here’s her taking part in a debate where a question comes up about whether children should recite [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins is Not Arresting the Pope

If you’re like me, when you see headlines like this, your ears perk up: Richard Dawkins: I will arrest Pope Benedict XVI What does that article say? Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, the atheist author, have asked human rights lawyers to produce a case for charging Pope Benedict XVI over his alleged cover-up of sexual abuse [Read More...]

Tea Party Jesus!

What happens when you combine the words of Christian Tea Partiers with paintings of Christ? Tea Party Jesus! All the pictures on the site link to a source citing the Tea Partier who said the words. It’s an important point to drive home: The Tea Party members who are Christians say things that would sound [Read More...]

American Humanist Association, Green Day, and Lance Bass Help Throw Second Chance Prom for Constance McMillen

The last time Constance McMillen attended an alternative prom, it turned out to be a big joke on her since just about everyone else besides her was at the *real* alternative prom. Why the deception? Originally, Constance wanted to bring her lesbian girlfriend to Prom and the school refused to let her come. When an [Read More...]

Illinois Rob Sherman Files Lawsuit Against Illinois Governor to Block Religious Grants

Rob Sherman, the atheist from Chicago who has a long history of filing lawsuits supporting church/state separation, has outdone himself this time. He filed a federal lawsuit (PDF) “to block $2.3 billion in Illinois grants from the $31 billion Capital Bill that was enacted into law last year.” This is something he has been working [Read More...]