An atheist Pokemon Go group.

Man, Richard Haynes has done a great job of cataloging some of the Christian craziness surrounding Pokemon Go: I’ve had a lot of fun writing about Pokémon Go recently. I told you about the crazy Christian radio host who is ignorant of how Google Maps work. I offered peer-reviewed commentary (okay, not really) of Ken “Yaba Dabba Do” Ham’s  evidence that Pokémon Go confirmed creationism. And, who can forget the awesomeness of Westboro Baptist Church’s Pokémon Go gym?Today, I would like to brin … [Read More...]

Today Trump Tidbits: politics of fear and Melania’s bio.

Trump's senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller, had this to say of the DNC so far: “They spoke in cheap, petty terms beneath the dignity of a convention,” he said. “Their entire message could be summed up as: things are perfect, let's not change a single thing. So they resorted to the politics of fear, trying to convince Americans not to vote for change. The Trump camp accused other people of resorting to the politics of fear.  Satire is dead.I had no idea that a human being could be tha … [Read More...]

Christian book or erotica?

This isn't the first time something like this has happened:Um...Even the first line of the synopsis on the ivpress site leaves me wondering: In many ways society teaches us to try to have everything under our control. But submission is the only real form of control?  Damn, god is … [Read More...]

Trump calls on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s emails.

So Donald Trump publicly called on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton: “Russia, if you’re listening I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press,” Trump said during a news conference in Florida.Shortly after his event ende … [Read More...]


My wife is a Harry Potter nut, so she'll love this. Everybody knows owls are just catbirds. … [Read More...]

Bernie calls for Clinton’s nomination by voice vote.

This right here makes me damn proud I supported Bernie.  He's a class act and he gets it:Sadly, I'm seeing on twitter that a gaggle of his supporters have tried to storm the media pavilion (after holding a sit-in there earlier, because apparently it's all the media's fault that Clinton got … [Read More...]

Why the Supreme Court is the most important thing about this election.

I saw a comment on /r/changemyview yesterday that expressed my thoughts of this forthcoming election far better than I've managed to, as of yet.  Enjoy: I posted this elsewhere, but I am going to repost it for you (with slight edits). I hope you see this, OP.First, let me persuade you that the … [Read More...]

In retrospect, much of the criticism of ex-DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz is probably ill-founded.

In my post earlier I criticized the Clinton campaign for immediately picking up ex-DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.  I think, now, I may have been off base.  Considering how I wrote in that post that criticism shouldn't be about the home team winning, but about consistent ethics applied the same t … [Read More...]

BREAKING: Clinton campaign hires disgraced ex-DNC chair.

My mind about the contents of this post has changed.  Please read this.  I'm going to leave this post up as a reference, but I was wrong about much of its contents.Daniel Moran did a bang up job this weekend in writing about the Wikileaks controversy surrounding the Democratic National C … [Read More...]


Good morning, all!My morning happiness today is me feeling good about taking care of my wife.  She's super sick for her first day of med school.  I blame Jesus.  Here I am up late last night making overnight apple chunk oatmeal so she'd have something in the morning she could swallow with her su … [Read More...]

Bernie Sanders reaffirms he’s no atheist, DNC staffer behind leaked email apologizes

Bernie Sanders on Sunday went on CNN to respond to the 20,000 leaked DNC emails, some of which suggested the DNC planned to attack him for supposedly being an atheist to sway some Christian voters in southern states during the primary.In an email sent in early May of 2016, DNC Chief Financial … [Read More...]

Leaked DNC emails show plan to attack Bernie Sanders for supposed atheism

A leaked email among some of the Democratic Party's higher-ups show them considering a plan to expose Sen. Bernie Sanders as an atheist, saying it may “make several points difference” to Christian voters in vital southern states during the 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary. In its latest barrage … [Read More...]

MORNING HAPPINESS: The wife gets her white coat today.

Today is the wife's white coat ceremony.  She gets that fancy white coat, we get to sit in a swampy auditorium for a few hours, then we all get to pile in front of the TV and be happy.  The mother-in-law just arrived so I get to go play host.I'm so proud of my wife.  That's my happiness for to … [Read More...]

BREAKING: The NBA pulls the All-Star game out of Charlotte due to North Carolina’s anti-LGBT legislation.

Well this is cool: The NBA has pulled the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte after North Carolina lawmakers failed to repeal or repair an anti-LGBT law passed in spring, according totop NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo Sports.The All-Star Weekend events, scheduled to take place February … [Read More...]