Dear John Letters….

 Dear John To whomever you are. There may be some confusion on what it's like to be an atheist in the military. Don't worry! That is okay. I understand. I was a bigoted Christian when I joined the military, too. Fortunately, I've learned what it's like to not judge people based upon some false notion of truth. I'm willing to extend an invitation to you in helping understand that bigotry is wrong. So is lying and intentionally misleading people. Although, I understand mistakes can be … [Read more...]

Settling in to our New Home

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Getting cozy I plan to have some new blogs up this week. I'm glad to be at Patheos and hope you guys and girls are ready to help support us as we keep the Foxhole Atheist movement rolling!I'm still working on getting the old blog posts moved over here and learning the basics about how Patheos is run. It's just a little different from Freethoughtblogs so it'll take me a short time to get it all down. Please stay patient and I promise to keep you guys thoroughly informed with the activism … [Read more...]

Why I Am A Patriot

As we approach another Independence Day, which most Americans celebrate not with flag waving but with copious amounts of grilled hotdogs and cold beer, I can’t help reflecting on what it really means to be a patriot in the United States at this particular time. I consider myself a patriot, even though I am a proud, godless American, and even though it is nearly impossible in our modern culture to separate patriotism from a belief in god(s).So, why do I, an atheist, secularist, and skeptic, c … [Read more...]

Atheist Monument Unveiled Today Shown Disrespect by Eric Hovind

The day started off with rain, not unlike The Reason Rally, but that did not stop American Atheists from unveiling the first monument at Bradford County Courthouse square in Starke, FL from being erected on government property.The Good NewsDavid Silverman, President of American Atheists, officiated the dedication ceremony. Over 250 atheists were reported to be in attendance.The Stupid NewsProtesters at the event were apparently unaware of what year it was. They were stuck at t … [Read more...]

A letter from Kathleen Johnson, VP at American Atheists concerning DOMA and the Military

I received this letter from Kathy earlier today. It touched me and I felt compelled to share it. Back in February, I became aware of the tragic story of Tracy Johnson, who was left widowed when her wife, Donna Johnson, was killed on active duty while serving in Afghanistan.  The Johnson’s, while legally married in their home district, were partners in a marriage that was not, and could not, be recognized by the Department of Defense due to that pernicious bit of legislation known as th … [Read more...]

Sgt Skeptic, episode 2: Operation Defend Marriage

Defense of Marriage?Hey fellow Foxhole Atheists and supporters!  Be sure to join us live tomorrow at 7pm Pacific, 10pm Eastern for Episode 2 of the Sgt Skeptic Podcast on Blogtalk Radio.  We'll be discussing the Defense of Marriage Act, which is currently under review by the Supreme Court and how it affects servicemembers.  You can interact in the chatroom and call the show if you have something to say.  Just follow the link.  Sgt Skeptic is currently being reviewed by iTunes, once it's appr … [Read more...]

The Atheists Riots Following the Destruction of their Holy Book

Let me google that for you.Okay then...nevermind. … [Read more...]

An Atheist Monument

American Atheists are erecting a monument next weekend at courthouse in Starke, Florida if you are in the area or can make it out, do not miss this historic event! There was a 10 commandments monument given to the city as a gift, instead of removing the monument and not wanting to face a lawsuit, the city accepted an offer to add a bench with atheist and secular quotes. This comes also at a historic time in history, yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court Case that Launched Amer … [Read more...]


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