Outside a Fire Station, a Manger, a Menorah, and… What?!

At a fire station outside Deerfield Beach, Florida, there’s a Nativity Scene and a menorah. And, with the help of the ACLU, atheist Chaz Stevens just added a display of his own to the mix: [Read more...]

Susan Jacoby Resurrects the Legacy of Robert Ingersoll

In the cover story for the latest American Scholar, Susan Jacoby pens a truly enlightening look back at the impact of “the Great Agnostic” Robert Green Ingersoll, leading light of what she calls “the golden age of freethought.” [Read more...]

When the War on Christmas Goes Too Far…

This is the Christmas tree in The Willows senior apartment building complex in Newhall, California.

The sign says “Please save our tree” because someone in upper management told them they weren’t allowed to have it because it was a religious symbol. [Read more...]

They Must Have Been Imaginary Friends

Breaking news, everyone: Dolly figured out the conspiracy! [Read more...]

Fare Thee Well, Spiritual Warrior Jim DeMint

Jim DeMint, heralded for a time by political pundits as┬áthe most powerful member of the U.S. Senate, shocked even his own staff yesterday when he announced that he’ll relinquish his seat next month to become president of the Heritage Foundation, the preeminent Washington, D.C. think tank for social conservatives. There are a few things worth unpacking about this development. [Read more...]


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