PBS to Air Revisionist History

Barry Lynn of Americans United for Separation of Church and State writes an eye-opening piece about a documentary called Wall of Separation that will be airing on PBS later this month. The movie is produced by Boulevard Pictures, which says this about our nation’s history: “…[W]hat would surprise most Americans is the discovery that this [Read More...]

Canadian Creationism

With all the brouhaha over Kentucky’s Creation Museum, let’s not forget that Canada has its own blight on intelligence. The Big Valley Creation Science Museum opened last Tuesday. But, unlike the Kentucky museum’s opening, no one really cared. It’s almost as if the museum’s owner wished there were protesters: Owner Harry Nibourg had braced for [Read More...]

Things You Won’t Hear an American Politician Say, Part 3298423

In Australia, politicians make sense: A LABOR MP has described parliamentary prayers as an “archaic practice” and a waste of time, angering fellow politicians. Legislative Council backbencher Ian Hunter wrote a letter to The Advertiser after it was reported he was reading a book during prayers. “Of course, as an atheist, I don’t say prayers,” [Read More...]

New Hero: Karen Lancaster

Local papers sometimes have the most interesting articles. Karen Lancaster’s piece in the Chillicothe (Ohio) Gazette is proof of that. Karen, an atheist guest columnist, writes a brief letter to people who view atheists negatively. We are scientists, doctors, lawyers, teachers and students. We are mechanics, plumbers, waitresses and janitors. We are mothers, fathers, sons [Read More...]

Gallup Poll Shows Ignorance of Evolution

The latest Gallup poll on the subject sheds light on how politics and church attendance correlate with thoughts on evolution. As the Gallup report states: This suggests that when three Republican presidential candidates at a May debate stated they did not believe in evolution, they were generally in sync with the bulk of the rank-and-file [Read More...]