Mike Huckabee Wants to Protect Us from Our Secular Theocracy (Which Has Zero Openly-Atheist Elected Officials)

You know what the problem with our government is? Too few Christians. It’s a secular theocracy, really. I mean, with all those atheists in public office, it’s a wonder Christians still have any rights.

That’s just a sampling of what Mike Huckabee said to host James Robison on today’s episode of Life Today, as he explained why he was thinking about running for President:



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Debunking the “Russian Ghost Car” Video

Captain Disillusion — who makes some of the best videos about skepticism you’ll ever see — debunks the popular video of a car that seems to appear out of nowhere to cause a minor accident:



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A Quarter of Americans Believe God Determines the Winner of Sporting Events

A new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute (in partnership with Religion News Service) reveals that *way* too many Americans still think God has a vested interest in their favorite sports team:

About 1-in-4 (26%) Americans and 27% of self-described sports fans say that God plays a role in determining which team wins a sporting event. About 7-in-10 Americans (71%) and sports fans (69%) disagree.

Minority Protestants (45%) are more likely than any other religious group to believe that God plays a role in determining which team wins a sporting event. More than 3-in-10 white evangelical Protestants (32%) and Catholics (31%) believe that God plays a role in determining which team wins a game. Only about 1-in-5 (19%) white mainline Protestants and 9% of the religiously unaffiliated believe God has a hand in the outcome of sporting events.

The survey also found that church is only slightly more popular than football on a given Sunday:



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Richard Dawkins’ Next Book Finally Has a Title and Release Date

In 2013, Richard Dawkins released the first half of his autobiography: An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist:

It was just announced that the second half — the part that will focus on his career as a well-known atheist — will be released on September 22. The title is…

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Bible Schools in Illinois Sue to Bypass Accreditation Regulations

A number of Illinois Bible schools are suing the state’s education regulators in federal court for the right to award degrees without meeting the state’s accreditation standards. They don’t deny that their programs fail to meet the standards for awarding degrees; they just feel that they should be exempt regardless because, they argue, it’s an infringement of their religion to do otherwise.



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