The Judge Who Stole Christmas

Remember that trailer for “Christmas with a Capital C,” the straight-to-DVD movie about the battle over a Nativity scene on public property? Awesome, right? It turns out there’s a book called The Judge Who Stole Christmas by Randy Singer, unrelated to the movie, that focuses on virtually the same thing: This holiday novella’s premise is [Read More…]

‘You Know It’s a Myth’ Billboard Generates Controversy

When I first saw the ad American Atheists was putting up near the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City, I questioned its effectiveness: But now that it’s getting all sorts of media attention, I’m hearing a lot of reactions I wasn’t expecting, like this one from (feminist blog) Jezebel: … is it necessary to attack [Read More…]

Help Save the Tree of Knowledge!

Thursday morning, the Chester County (Philadephia) Commissioner’s Office will vote on whether to “rescind all private, unattended winter holiday season displays on the Chester County Historic Courthouse property.” Passage of this bill, Resolution 58-10, would mean private groups could not put up any holiday displays. That may not seem like such a bad thing, but [Read More…]

Friend or Foe 2010

Liberty Counsel is back with their annual list of where you shouldn’t be shopping this year because some stores dare use the phrase “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas” in their advertising. Have fun reading the 8th annual “Naughty & Nice list.” This year, you better not waste your time on Best Buy: Web site: [Read More…]

You Know It’s a Myth

American Atheists is finally putting up their first billboard, and this one’s pretty blunt compared to the happy Humanistic ones we’re used to seeing: The billboard will go up near the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City on November 23rd and it’ll stay there for a month. Dave Silverman, President of American Atheists, said that [Read More…]