With (Facebook) friends like these…

Who needs NME's? (or Melody Makers for that matter)**I think I was just the victim of a clever attempt to block me on Facebook.  I was accepting the friend requests on my Facebook account. I noticed 2 or 3 of them were not actually friend requests. Instead they were 'suggested friends', allowing me to request them. So I clicked the button.I thought to myself"that's nice of them, finding me some more foxhole atheists to interact with, or other interested people..."I was wrong. A few ho … [Read more...]

Hill Street Blues actor Daniel J. Travanti needs help, seriously.

I didn't realize he had gone off he wagon, but Daniel Travanti, of 80's Cop drama 'Hill Street Blues' fame needs to go back to group / treatment.Last week he was contacting brave Florida atheist activist, EllenBeth Wachs. But he let out a bizarre rant, 'no atheists in foxholes' canard in check. EllenBeth and I trounced him, thinking we were simply encountering a religious attack (happened to both of us before, I assure you).I now regret making specific attacks about his struggle with … [Read more...]

80′s TV show “Hill Street Blues” star’s incoherent anti-atheist rant

This morning, I told you about Daniel J. Travanti's bizarre rant against prominent Florida atheist, EllenBeth Wachs.Somewhere through his type-stumbling, he managed to claim there were no atheists in foxholes. But he didn't say it like that. He referred to it as something he was famous for telling General Patton (who died when Daniel was 6 years old).If you haven't seen it yet, check it out. You can even send him a message! (He's a bit 'out of work' since his higher power is only … [Read more...]

Hill Street Blues actor Daniel Travanti disparages atheists in foxholes

EllenBeth Wachs, the Florida atheist who has been harassed and arrested by a religious zealot in the Polk County Sherriff's Dept recently shared something with me.It involves B-list Hollywood actor Daniel Travanti of Hill Street Blues 'fame'. He played Captain Frank Furillo, if you were trying to remember this 'Where are they now' thespian.Apparently he sent a rambling hate letter to my friend EllenBeth, and invoked the 'No atheists in foxholes' canard. But he doesn't seem to pull it off … [Read more...]

Outspoken Florida Atheist EllenBeth Wachs faces multiple ‘revenge arrests’

It is much more difficult to stand up for a 'hard right' than to just accept an 'easy wrong'.Please spare 5 minutes for a brave atheist who has been arrested multiple times for standing up for what is right. All you need to do is sign this petition (and if you have the scratch, donate here).And no, signing this petition is not just a symbolic exercise or a waste of time. The website where the petition is hosted automatically generates email messages to several high-profile government … [Read more...]


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