A Thank You Note From an Elementary School Friend

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I woke up this morning to find this in my inbox from an old friend, Wes, whom I’ve known since Elementary school: Just wanted to take the time and thank you for being an atheist that doesn’t feel the need to bash religion on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. Have a friend who I [Read More...]

Tea Party congressman blames Dark Knight shooting on atheism, points to military.

Igor Volsky has an incredible story at Think Progress. Volsky uncovered a Texas Tea Party congressman blaming the Aurora shooting on ‘attacks on Christianity’, furthermore citing ‘unreleased’ DoD suicide statistics pointing to atheists killing themselves. www.youtube.com/embed/Qwqe0lNnUqI? Excerpt: Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have expressed their sympathies for the victims in Friday morning’s shooting [Read More...]

Military A-Week: How to put ATHEIST on your records (all branches)

Yesterday I told you why it was IMPORTANT to stand up and be counted as an “ATHEIST” and not a “NO-REL-PREF”. Today, I’m going to tell you how. Army: Walk in to your unit’s S-1 office. Ask them to update your ERB or ORB. Tell them you want to fix your religious preference. Tell them you [Read More...]

“A-week” for the military: Demand ‘ATHEIST’ on your records

Don’t back down brothers and sisters. Out of those closets. If you have NO-REL-PREF on your records, you are wrong. Go to S-1 today. You walk right in. Tell them you want to update your records. Tell them your religious preference is wrong. They will type a few things. When they get to the correct screen, they’ll [Read More...]

Rapture Ready cockroaches pray that the foxhole atheist festival is cancelled

No apocalyptic doomsayer has ever been correct about doomsayings. It seems that a failed end-times prophecy should logically teach adherents a valuable lesson in gullibility (a word that emphatically is in the dictionary, but unfortunately spelled incorrectly in many dictionaries.) You’ve heard the saying about cockroaches surviving even a nuclear world war? Well, much like cockroaches, the [Read More...]

Nervous atheist military family “Will Fort Bragg ‘lose’ my housing application?”

Jennifer Andrews is a military spouse who recently moved to Fort Bragg with her husband Brian. She wrote to me about their experiences getting settled in, and it’s quite unsettling. I grew up in the Buffalo area in NY and lived there my entire life, until I married my husband and relocated to Ft Bragg. [Read More...]

BBC interviews Justin Griffith, foxhole atheist

First off, Kate Dailey at the BBC wrote a great article. When she first approached me, I was envisioning a segment to be aired right before Doctor Who (naturally), but it turns out this was for a print + radio segment. Still, it was a refreshing conversation and I’m grateful for the exposure it generated [Read More...]

Keep evangelism and politics out of my military funeral, sign this.

With just 1 minute of your time, you can help us debunk the propaganda and lies about -god- and -jesus- being banned from funerals. This is 100% false, and the zealots are winning the PR game. Help! [Read more...]


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