Mike Huckabee Agrees with Bible Verse That Says Poor People Should Be Sold into Slavery

Either Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand the Bible, which would go against his whole schtick, or he absolutely understands it, in which what he said recently was horrifying.



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Pat Robertson Laments the “Organized Thrust” of Gay People Who Want to “Stick It” to Christians

I’ve said too much already…

On The 700 Club yesterday, Robertson complained about how Christians are being persecuted… which is silly enough on its own. But then it got progressively worse as Robertson made it sound like gays and lesbians were out to recruit new homosexuals:



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Despite Atheist Politician’s Bill, Nebraskans Suspend Death Penalty Ban and Could Overturn It

Back in May, legislators in Nebraska did something incredible: they voted to repeal the death penalty in the state. (They had just enough votes to override Governor Pete Ricketts‘ veto.)

The Omaha World-Herald called it a “crowning achievement” for State Senator Ernie Chambers who introduced the bill in January even though it had gone nowhere the 37 previous times he proposed it.

Chambers (below) also happens to be the highest-ranking openly-atheist politician in the country.

Despite the victory, the blood lust in the state is strong. A petition has signed by enough people to suspend the law for now and put the death penalty back up for a vote in next November’s elections. In other words, Chambers’ accomplishment could soon be overturned. It also raises a number of questions:

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Texas Legislator Laments Infusion of Religion into Politics in Her State

It’s finally happened.

We found one.

A politician in Texas who opposes the infusion of religion into politics.

SOMEONE GET A CAMERA!

State Rep. Donna Howard explains her concerns with her colleagues who think the government is just an extension of their church:

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Bill Nye Explains Five Things You Must Know About Climate Change

Bill Nye, in one minute, teaches us five things we need to know about climate change:



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