the fallacy of martyrdom at Fort Hood Texas..

fort hood

At about 1:55 pm today (August 28th, 2013), the long nightmare that Fort Hood (and the nation) has endured finally got closure.  It's a death sentence for MAJ Nidal Hassan and a victory for the so many decent, innocent people who suffered such grievious harm at his hands. I was in the court room for the prosecution's masterful closing arguments and was there when the verdict was read.  Hasan never took his eyes off the panel president as she read the verdict and once read, he slightly … [Read more...]

Prosecutor refuses to pursue murder of atheist soldier as hate crime

I don't have real words for this. This is why we can't back down, and we can't fail. If America needs to have this conversation, so be it. Atheists think about and care about all the same shit you do. We ask all the same questions. We just sometimes have a different answer. Spc. Jose Ramirez was allegedly murdered by his friend Justin Green because he was an atheist. A criminal complaint against the group, shows that Green’s sister believes he killed Ramirez “because Ramirez did not … [Read more...]