Doomsday prophet admits to buying influence at Marine Corps base

The Marine Corps Times just released an outstanding story about us! Seriously... this is simply good reporting.Two national atheist groups, and one advocating religious freedom, have complained to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus that officials at Camp Pendleton, Calif., continue to deny them access to the base while giving “preferential treatment” to Christian religious organizations, including a controversial church they say is steeped in “doomsday theology” and embroiled in sexual-abuse scandals … [Read more...]

Look! I’m in the July / August 2012 issue of Playboy Magazine

Sort of... Well, my activism is in the new issue of Playboy, anyway.Neat! It may appear on slightly different pages, regionally. Perhaps not at all internationally.Cliche 'I read the articles' jokes aside, I've really seen some interesting articles in the pages of that mag. Shit, I even discovered Peter Max's artwork through Playboy. There seriously is some high-brow stuff in there, for those who never looked.Personally, I don't find the so-called 'bombshell look' all that … [Read more...]

Why American Atheists?

Accidents happen...When I first jumped into the fray of activism for the atheist community I had no idea that there was such a broad dynamic. I feel pretty lucky I stumbled into American Atheists. And I do mean stumbled.This whole ordeal came about for me by meandering into a situation where I had no idea what I was doing. My cousin(in-law?--W/E...not the important part), Britt, came out of the closet (or as some refer to it his "de-baptismal") near the end of last year and began … [Read more...]

Jessica Ahlquist to speak at Rock Beyond Belief II

If you don't know...Jessica Ahlquist is the brave teenager from Rhode Island who stood up against her school, her town, and her state to get an unconstitutional prayer banner removed from her school that had been standing for 49 years!!!Since she came out to fight for and defend the constitution she has received numerous threats and insults from the religious right but has not waivered in her resolve or backed down in the least. I can honestly say that I don't think I would have been that … [Read more...]

My Christian Tattoo

Why?Prior to my first deployment to Iraq I was still held in the thralls of religion and was questioning it without much in-depth research or analysis. In response I felt like I was sinning for my attempt to step away from God so in an attempt to convince myself that I was still a true believer I went out and got two tattoos on my right forearm.At a time when my cognitive dissonance was at its highest I tried to ignore the rumblings of reason and opted to cling to my errant beliefs in … [Read more...]

Former Pastor turned Atheist to speak at Rock Beyond Belief 2!

20 years into the ministry...Teresa MacBain spent more than two decades as a Baptist and Methodist minister under the tutelage of her father. She worked as a worship minister, an associate pastor and a senior pastor of her own church.March of this year she finally stepped out of the religious closet and entered the world of reason. She outed herself in the national spotlight at the American Atheist convention and let the world know that you didn't need to believe in a god to be a good … [Read more...]

Aron Ra speaking at RBB2!!!

Aron Ra at the Orange County Freethought Alliance.While attending the OCFA a couple weeks ago I had the distinct pleasure of running into Aron Ra. If any of you follow youtube I'm certain you already know who he is.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rW6R9RHvVew&list=UUAJfDidJyukTekgSRZrjadw&index=0&feature=plcpHe is well-known for his scientific  explanations slamming the very idea of intelligent design and creationism utilizing logic, facts, reason, and scientific data … [Read more...]

Shelley Segal will perform at Rock Beyond Belief 2

For those of you who don't know she is a singer/songwriter from Australia. Her music is quite simply amazing! She'll be playing in New Orleans in the American Humanist Conference the first week of June if any of you are in that area.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-h_jNiSczwShow up or you hate the troops!Base:We are still attempting work with the base to finalize everything. I will have more information forthcoming. Within the next 2-3 weeks I should receive confirmation from the … [Read more...]


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