Did a 2-star general just violate that many regs in 30 seconds?

I discovered a video that is probably about to be deleted. The video features a 2-star general stumping for Centurion's Watch - a traveling bible-based marriage retreat aimed at military members. www.youtube.com/embed/yZc41S_BDfA#t=207 "Centurions Watch is a wonderful way that you can help. Any donation or resource that you can give this organization - it's faith-based. It's wanting to keep families together with the stresses and strains of being apart, being in harm's way, risking their … [Read more...]

Fort Bragg: atheist festival *will* be critical of organized religion

Thanks to the efforts of my high ranking cyber-stalker, Fox News picked up a bogus story taking lyrics way out of context. The backlash could have threatened the entirety of the festival lineup at RBB. The short-term desired affect was achieved. Fort Bragg was pressured get me and all of the performers to sign a promise not to be critical of religion. This document was being called 'a rider'. It contained a whole host of other problematic concessions. Here are a few quick … [Read more...]

Attention internet atheists: be like the Lorax

This month, my blog has been the vehicle of successful crowd-sourced activism. Twice. Obviously, I know my place. I had a few eye-catching titles, some 'right place right time' information etc. The real champions are the anonymous masses at the news aggregating sites (reddit, stumbleupon) and other social networking sites (twitter, facebook). Take a bow, internet. I think the only credit I deserve is for knowing what to do with the crowd in the off chance they show up on my posts. We … [Read more...]

Nurse suspended after ‘Lifestyle of sin’ for gays with PTSD

I just got a head's up from Mark Dingbaum at Change.org announcing the news. It seems that the VA Hospital in Dallas is doing the right thing. Nurse Nanci Pandathurai has been suspended from seeing patients. To be clear, she is still going to work while the investigation concludes. Her duties will now be more aligned with secretarial / administrative assistant work until her case is concluded. If you're not familiar with the story, try to read this without breaking your computer. Mark … [Read more...]


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