Shameless Plug for SSAWeek

I’ve been doing a super intense crochet-a-thon for the Secular Student Alliance this week as part of their efforts to raise $100,000 in ten days. Thus far, I have made it through seven days, and I SHALL NOT REST… until Friday. I have cranked out some really quality things this week at the risk of [Read More…]

Carrie Underwood Backs Gay Marriage

In what might prove to be a career-challenging move, country singer Carrie Underwood told British publication The Independent that she supports same-sex marriage: “As a married person myself, I don’t know what it’s like to be told I can’t marry somebody I love, and want to marry,” she said. “I can’t imagine how that must [Read More…]

North Dakota’s Measure 3

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This Needs a Caption…

When Catholics were rallying for “religious freedom” on Friday, members of the Freedom From Religion Foundation were counter-protesting right alongside them in Madison, Wisconsin: That last one seems worthy of a caption… What is the yellow-shirt-wearing “liberal media” guy telling FFRF co-president Dan Barker? [Read more…]

My Summer Plans… and My Next Book

Most teachers will tell you that summer break isn’t actually a “break” at all. A lot of my colleagues teach summer school or work a second job in addition to spending time with their families. I suppose I could just sit in my underwear and blog all day, but that’d get boring after a while… [Read More…]