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 in Aurora, Colorado, but at least one Republican lawmaker is using the … [Read more...]

Threats to rape and kill atheists? Stay classy, Fox News viewers.

Title says it all. This happened a few days ago, and was buzzing around Reddit and Facebook. In case you missed it - click to embiggen. The one that catches my eye the most is this one: "I love Jesus, and the cross and if you dont, I hope someone rapes you!" by Sindy. Which of course was subsequently 'liked' by 2 more people. I'm baffled. You can't live in fear of Fox News viewers, or else the Tea Partiers have already won... or something. Seriously though, what is this? Is this a … [Read more...]