A Couple Updates About Military Atheists

1) As Kelley Freeman posted while I was away, Rock Beyond Belief is on! The free festival will feature musical acts and speakers (including Richard Dawkins) and it’s scheduled for March 31, 2012. I *really* love the logo: Way to get an Atheist (and FSM) dog tag in there 2) Also, for a limited time, [Read More…]

The True Story of Abraham and Isaac

I don’t remember reading this version of the story in the Bible… but if it’s on the Internet, it must be true. That god character is so damn confusing… (via SMBC Theater) [Read more…]

This City Will No Longer Celebrate Church Anniversaries on Vehicle Stickers

As of a week ago, this was the vehicle sticker all cars needed to display in Blue Island, Illinois: As far as church/state separation goes, this is a low-priority case. But it might raise some eyebrows because a local government is using mandatory vehicle stickers to celebrate a church’s anniversary. The answer to this isn’t [Read More…]

Rick Perry Could Take Lessons from Arnold Vinick

I’ll file this in my List of Things the Current Republican Presidential Candidates Will Never Say: (Thanks to Seth for the link!) [Read more…]

Helping Out an Injured Atheist

I’m in Nebraska this weekend for the 2011 Midwest Humanist and Freethought Conference and one of the locals I’ve had a chance to meet is Ray Morehead. I heard about Ray a couple weeks ago when another local atheist, Sarah, wrote to me about him. She told me his story and it was pretty devastating, [Read More…]