Non-theistic State Senator Says the Mafia Has Higher Standards Than the Catholic Church

Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers is one unique politician. After being the longest-serving senator in the state’s history (serving for 38 years, starting in 1970), he was term-limited out and left office in 2008. This past November, he was eligible to run for office again and took advantage of that opportunity, winning his race fairly comfortably.

Chambers is one of the few non-theistic, high-ranking politicians in the country. He’s also African-American and a powerhouse legislator.

He’s making headlines again for filibustering a bill that would “expand a prison work program.”

How is that news? Well, his filibuster included lots of unrelated remarks about religion: [Read more...]

AP Stylebook Adds Entry On ‘Husbands, Wives’ to Account for Married Same-Sex Couples

The Associated Press announced Thursday a new entry to its stylebook that specifies language that should be used when referring to same-sex couples. [Read more...]

Poor Little Atheist

I love this poem by Charles Strouse and Dan Barker. Here’s an excerpt: [Read more...]

We Finally Have Proof of God’s Existence!

Just so you all know, prayer will help your small business. I know this because Phil Ressler says so.

Ressler is pastor of the Illinois-based Lord of Life Lutheran Church — their website address is, and I’m not kidding, LOLChurch.net — and he tells the story of a local man who prayed for his printer to come in the mail: [Read more...]

Local Newspaper Runs Beautiful Story on Gay Wedding… and Readers Flip Out

The Laurel Leader-Call recently ran a front page story by reporter Cassidi Bush celebrating the first ever gay wedding ceremony in the area (even if the marriage is not legally recognized):

Just one thing… the paper is based out of Mississippi. [Read more...]


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