Seen in St. Paul Tonight

The game featuring the Mr. Paul Aints minor league baseball team took place tonight. At the moment, they’re losing 2-0… so, um, say your prayers! American Atheists’ Dave Silverman threw out the first pitch. From what I hear, the ball *almost* made it to the plate. Guess he should stick to his day job [Read more...]

Saudi Arabian Olympian Will Have to Compete Without Her Hijab: Is That Religious Discrimination?

Guys.  I have the Olympic Fever.  I love the Olympics, and am thrilled that this is the first Olympics where every participating country is sending at least one female athlete! Notably, Saudi Arabia has sent two women: Sarah Attar, a 19-year old woman who has spent much of her life living and training in San Diego, CA [Read More...]

If the NCAA Penalized the Catholic Church…

Earlier today, the NCAA issued penalties against Penn State University… what caught my eye was this comment: Instead, [NCAA president Mark] Emmert and NCAA executive committee chairman Dr. Edward J. Ray called for an immediate end to hero worship, the kind that led men in positions of authority to step out of Paterno’s way and [Read More...]

In a Minor League Baseball Promotion for Atheists, St. Paul Saints Will Become Mr. Paul Aints

Now this is how you do marketing. Forget billboards. The Minnesota Atheists and American Atheists are promoting their groups via a minor league baseball team, the St. Paul Saints: Our banners will hang in the stadium and we will rename the team the “Mr. Paul Aints.” The team will wear Mr. Paul Aints jerseys during [Read More...]

Are You Woman Enough to Compete in the Olympic Games?

While many athletes are busy training for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, some female competitors are undergoing treatment to become less masculine. In an article at the Toronto Star, it has been revealed that the International Association of Athletics Federations have named themselves the gatekeepers of gender in sports: “…recent rule changes by the International Association [Read More...]


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