Saving Christmas

Kirk Cameron’s ‘Saving Christmas’ was so terrible he’s artificially inflating the rating

Kirk Cameron is back in theaters. Before you run away screaming at just the thought of that, it's worth knowing what people outside of our little commune of godless heathens that just hate God, hate Christmas, and hate Christians (sarcasm) think of his latest... um... film.The LA Times called the movie, dubbed Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas, an "unholy mess."Roger Ebert's site said it was "a terrible movie regardless of one's eschatological mindset."On Rotten Tomatoes, an aggregate r … [Read More...]


An Example of how Scientific Journals are in Trouble

Merely being published in a "science" journal is quickly becoming nothing worth mentioning. Creationists are diluting the concept in the same sense that they create modern "Universities" that have no accreditation. … [Read More...]

Traveling day. Have a link dump.

I'm about to hit the road so I won't have time to blog today.  Here are a bunch of the stories I had in my queue (now you will understand why I need a morning happiness post every morning).Hindu parents in India being held for honor-killing their own daughter: In a horrific case of "honour … [Read More...]

Ted Cruz is supporting a gay judicial nominee?

Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, two of the most conservative members of the United States Senate, for some reason have recommended Robert Pitman for the Western District of Texas, a federal court.This is shocking, because if confirmed, Pitman would become the first openly gay federal … [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: Heading out for Skepticon 7 today.

Ugh, I woke up this morning to see a gajillion things I wanted to write about.  However, this morning Michaelyn, Dr. Dave, and I set off for Skepticon 7.  I think I'll just cram them all into one post after this one.This seemed like a good time to indulge in some nostalgia.Here's my opening t … [Read More...]

Bryan Fischer finally gets it.

I can't make this shit up.  In my special people twitter feed I just saw this.  It's Matt Barber linking to a guest post on his site by Bryan Fischer with the most hilariously oblivious title ever:YES!  HE CAN BE TAUGHT!If you're ever wondering just how far the sense of entitlement drawn … [Read More...]

Debate (Do the findings of science entail that Christianity is false?): John Lepp’s opening.

Here's my opening.  Below is John's opening:Let me start this by thanking JT for the opportunity to have a lively discussion, on his blog “WWJTD?” (aka What would JT do?), about whether or not Science refutes Christianity.  I will argue that Science does not refute Christianity.This is my … [Read More...]

Transgender Q&A: The Answers from Stephanie Guttormson.

The following is a guest post from Stephanie Guttormson, the Operations Director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation and a transgender woman.I was happy to work with JT on this project.  Danielle’s coming out has given us in the atheist community a rare and wonderful opportunity to learn ab … [Read More...]

BREAKING: SCOTUS denies stay in South Carolina!

After the 4th Circuit said no, South Carolina's Attorney General asked the Supreme Court to stay the federal ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.  The Supreme Court has just said the same:In a 7-2 decision, the United States Supreme Court has decided to not issue an emergency stay … [Read More...]

Your morning happiness: puppies are glad to see you!

They just met you and they love you:Posts are going to be short, sweet, and to the point today.  I'm busy as hell gearing up for Skepticon.  Anybody else planning on being there? … [Read More...]

BREAKING: Montana’s gay marriage ban falls!

I'm so sorry!  I've been putting the final touches on my talk for Skepticon today so I haven't had my ear to the ground as much as usual.  About three hours ago Montana became the most recent state to get marriage equality: A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the state gay marriage ban in M … [Read More...]

Want to be a policewoman in Indonesia? Better keep your legs closed!

Happy Wednesday everybody! Are you ready to be pissed off?This article pissed me off, so I'm spreading the anger onto you. JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia wants more policewomen.Last April, the authorities launched a massive and unprecedented recruitment campaign, and 7,000 women are c … [Read More...]

Naturalistic Regress of Design

Frequently, when discussing topics with Apologists, the topic of whether DNA is designed, or not comes up. It brings up an interesting question about the nature of design itself.What if DNA was designed... but it's not anymore. … [Read More...]

Air force weakens restrictions on proselytizing.

The air force has altered their policy on proselytizing: Every Airman also has the right to individual expressions of sincerely held beliefs, to include conscience, moral principles or religious beliefs, unless those expressions would have an adverse impact on military readiness, unit cohesion, … [Read More...]