Sally Atwater (R), Running for Superintendent of Education in SC, Can’t Answer Basic Education-Related Questions

Sally Atwater is a Republican running to become the Superintendent of South Carolina Schools.

And she just gave the most awful, incomprehensible, it-should-force-her-to-drop-out-of-the-race interview to 106.3 WORD-FM radio:



[Read more...]

Relative of Duck Dynasty Clan Announces Congressional Bid Because “There is No God” in Washington Right Now

Vance McAllister is the former family-values-loving Republican Congressman from Louisiana who resigned after videotape surfaced of him French-kissing a staffer:

Now that he’s gone, guess who’s vying for his seat?

Zach Dasher, cousin of Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson:

[Read more...]

Don’t Have Trans Kids? Then Don’t Tell Parents With Trans Kids What To Do

Jennifer Fitz, the Patheos blogger behind “Sticking the Corners,” recently wrote a piece called “Transgender Children: What is a Christian Parent to Do?” She added a disclaimer asking that people like me let this one slide:

Closing comments because this is an exquisitely sensitive subject, and I don’t want my readers (of any persuasion or opinion) to be attacked in the combox.  If you find it helpful, super.  If it’s not helpful, please keep looking around, and quietly decline to share this one.

I respect Jennifer’s decision to close comments for this particular piece, and I hope my response does not come across as attacking her, but I’d like to point out a couple of things she’s missed.



[Read more...]

Mat Staver Can’t Seem to Make Up His Mind About Taxpayer Money Going to Christian Groups

Remember Shepherd’s Garden, the Christian-themed park in Sioux City, Iowa? It was set to receive a $140,000 grant from the taxpayer-funded “Vision Iowa” program before VI withdrew the funding after pressure from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Well, here’s Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver a couple of weeks ago, before the money was withdrawn:

[Read more...]

Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 1: Zach Weinersmith

I’m so thrilled to finally announce this new project to everyone!

Site contributor Jessica Bluemke and I have started a weekly podcast where we chat about religion (and plenty of other things) with people we find really interesting.

Our very first guest is Zach Weinersmith.

[Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X