I’m An Atheist, but Tucker Carlson’s a Dick

Earlier this week, President Obama called the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles to congratulate him on giving I-went-to-jail-because-I-was-involved-in-an-illegal-dog-fighting-ring Michael Vick a second chance to play football. FOX News personality Tucker Carlson wasn’t happy with Obama’s decision and said this on the air: “I’m a Christian… I believe in second chances. But Michael Vick killed dogs… [Read More…]

Grady Judd Wants to Take a Stand Against the Constitution

A couple days ago, I mentioned that Polk County (Florida) Sheriff Grady Judd removed basketball hoops from the county jail — because why should criminals be allowed any sort of fun recreation? — and gave them to local churches. The Atheists of Florida were already planning a lawsuit. What’s happened in the past couple days? [Read More…]

The Trouble With Atheists

***Update***: You can see John’s original post here. … John W. Loftus, author of Why I Became an Atheist: A Former Preacher Rejects Christianity, suggests that the trouble with atheists is that we lack organization. He elaborates on each of his points, but the short versions are: 1) We don’t provide a united front. 2) [Read More…]

A Prophet is Concerned

Bobby Henderson, the Prophet of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, is concerned about the future of the atheist movement and what he sees as an emerging trend. In a serious piece, he makes his case for us not to be dicks: What I worry most about, though, are the emails from young people [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Christian Concerned About Her Husband’s “Fundamentalist” Atheism

Hi Richard, Thanks for reading. My husband of one year doesn’t believe in God and I do. As we were both moderate people this never caused a problem before. I’m getting a bit alarmed though by his increasing involvement in what I would call “fundamentalist atheism.” I call it that because of the striking resemblance [Read More…]