Kurt Vonnegut on Atheists in Foxholes

A friend left this quote on my facebook wall. “The sermon was based on what he claimed was a well-known fact, that there were no Atheists in foxholes. I asked Jack what he thought of the sermon afterwards, and he said, “There’s a chaplain who never visited the front.” -Kurt Vonnegut Hocus Pocus [Read more...]

This is why CaTURDay is really just embarrassing

Animals are great. Memes can be fun. But look what happened to this one: http://www.youtube.com/embed/dKVI2_Dl00Y? and that was in 2008! Thanks for skipping Caturday this week, Jen! [Read more...]

This is why a government computer should never be left unattended.

Seriously, you must click this to embiggen. You’ve just gotta see what I did. Okay, well this is actually even more epic than it looks. We have a policy that keeps people from leaving their computers unlocked for various obvious reasons (and some not so obvious). Offenders can sometimes get dealt with in fun ways, [Read More...]

Inspirational video of Megan Hurwitt, America’s newest Foxhole Atheist

Megan Hurwitt joined the military last week. This 44 second video of the ceremony is pretty awesome. Megan Hurwitt just joined the Texas Army National Guard. Her ceremony was in Houston, and it went like this: “I, your name.” I, Megan Hurwitt. “Do solemnly swear.” Do solemnly affirm.*pause* “To support and defend” To support and [Read More...]

Why don’t you just get out of the Army if you hate it?

Spoiler: I don’t hate it…? Fred English is a super-troll who goes out of his way to harass foxhole atheists. He found me on Facebook and has been saying dumb things to me ever since. Like this: “why dont you get out? if you dont like what the army does you damn sure joined and [Read More...]

Out of Iraq, Finally.

The A.P. just released a story that claims to know that we are abandoning the concept of troops in Iraq in 2012. I wish I could comment further, but this is welcome news personally. BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. is abandoning plans to keep U.S. troops in Iraq past a year-end withdrawal deadline, The Associated [Read More...]

Penn Jillette misses the point about Atheists and the Chaplaincy

I still love you, Penn – but I have to rebut you here. Penn released this video in May: http://www.youtube.com/embed/ozj8QRr9Fe8? Penn Jillette mentioned my activism’s news coverage in the New York Times and the Rock Beyond Belief festival (which is most certainly ‘back on’, but was not at the time of this video.) This is [Read More...]

Transcript of Army training reveals 83 instances of bypassing US Constitution

SGT Dustin Chalker, my friend and fellow foxhole atheist, wrote to me with exact figures from the mandatory Spiritual Fitness remedial training. Keep in mind, when reporters and lawyers are around – Spiritual Fitness is only about ‘team spirit’ and ‘human spirit’. They emphatically declare that it has nothing to do with religion (clearly an [Read More...]