Urgent Message From David Silverman

What a year it's been.The Reason Rally. A hugely successful national convention in Washington. Billboard and outreach campaigns. Courtroom victories. Now, a landmark lawsuit that challenges the special privileges given to churches by our government and the IRS.We need your help to keep going in 2013.If you haven't already, please support American Atheists and this lawsuit by making a contribution to our $100,000 Fair Taxation Legal Fund and your gift will be doubled.The support … [Read more...]

Marine Corps: How to get into heaven no matter how many sins are committed

David Silverman, President of American Atheists, forwarded this to me. People need to read this.I wish to detail my experiences over the past 10 years of consistent and continual harassment and religious indoctrination thoughout my military career.In June of 2001, I left for recruit training at MCRD San Diego. During recruit training, church attendance at the time was mandatory. Any church would do and therefore I attended all of them I think. I resented heavily being preached at, but one … [Read more...]

Strange Jesus ‘manga comics’ distributed to the troops

This one is a bit of a head-scratcher.There is a Christian themed Japanese 'manga' (comic book) now frequently offered up to soldiers.Yeah. Luckily the David Silverman 'WTF Guy' meme was ready to go. I have 'no idea' where all the extra copies might have come from... How did this thing not sell out!?!?!Look, they totally nailed itThat's a scene from The Messiah from NextManga. This 54 page full-color 'authentic Japanese' manga does a decent job as far as the artwork is … [Read more...]

My first act as Military Director of American Atheists

This is a big announcement for me. SGT Justin Griffith appointed as American Atheists’ Military DirectorAmerican Atheists is pleased to announce the appointment of Army Sergeant Justin Griffith as American Atheists’ Military Director.  Sergeant Griffith replaces First Sergeant (Retired) Kathleen Johnson, who stepped down in order to focus on her duties as American Atheists’ Vice President.  SGT Griffith is the founder of the Military Atheists and Secular Humanists (MASH) at Fort Bragg, NC and i … [Read more...]

There Are No Atheists In Fox News

I'll just leave this here. Subtle change is very subtle.I'm all for exposing the 'No atheists in foxholes' BS for what it is. Some people prefer to counter with long winded debunking, or lists of atheist who served in the armed forces. And I like those things too.But I prefer to take the piss out of the myth with humor.Best usage:Condescending Theist: "You know there are no atheists in foxholes, right?"Sly guy: "You mean Fox-News not fox-hole. That's the fundie news network, so I … [Read more...]

Plane goes up, plane goes down. American Atheists are flying billboards July 4th

American Atheists are pushing the highly successful billboard campaign model to a whole new level this Independence Day.Planes with banners that read "God-LESS America" or "Atheism is Patriotic" will be flying across the skies of 27 states. North Carolina will not be one of them this year, sorry Fort Bragg area!Just in case you somehow weren't aware of the internet meme stemming from American Atheists President, David Silverman's interview with Bill O'reilly, watch this video.This is … [Read more...]

American Atheists Inc. Issues Statement of Intent to Fort Bragg

David Silverman, President of American Atheists, has been in direct contact with me since November, whole-heartedly supporting the Rock Beyond Belief festival.Given the recent issue about Fort Bragg telling reporters that our lineup hadn't submitted a curious thing called a 'Statement of Intent', David instinctively issued an organization-wide 'Statement of Intent' to support us. Brilliant.Via: Rock Beyond Belief: Statement of Intent ICO American Atheists, Inc.American Atheists, Inc. … [Read more...]