AFTERNOON UPDATE: Lunch in St. Louis

My fiance' Jennifer and I had a great time with JT hanging out at Fuzzies for lunch.  Till next time, JT! … [Read More...]

Disproving Evolution – Part 29 – Summary of Errors

[Index of series posts]Continuing the rebuttal of the article,  "9 Scientific Facts Prove that "The Theory of Evolution" is wrong."I kept a list of the (major) errors/misconceptions the author made. … [Read More...]

MORNING UPDATE: I am in the land of the arch!

Hey all, just popping in with an update.Last night I got in and played putt putt with some members of the one of the local SSA chapters.  Today I'm gonna grab lunch with Ben Schuldt (whose excellent work has been gracing the blog for the last week) before seeing an old friend, grabbing dinner … [Read More...]

About to hit the road for Gateway to Reason. WOOOOO!

I'm about to hit the road to St. Louis where I'll be speaking at Gateway to Reason this weekend.  It looks to be a fantastic event with some really great speakers including David Fitzgerald, Teresa MacBain, Lucien Greaves (hail Satan!), Rebecca Vitsmun, Aron Ra, Seth Andrews, Matt Dillahunty, Dan … [Read More...]

Wheaton College cancels health coverage for 750 students rather than filling out a form.

So with the Affordable Care Act comes a religious exemption: if you're a religious employer that doesn't want to provide contraception you must fill out a form and the funding for that contraception will come from elsewhere.  It's a win-win: people still get their birth control, religious people … [Read More...]

Catholic Church boycotting huge shipment of polio vaccine being dispensed to Kenya.

The World Health Organization is working with the government of Kenya to provide the country with a huge supply of polio vaccines to inoculate the nation's children.  Less children getting sick is an awesome thing, but there appears to be a hurdle: the Catholic Church is urging the citizenry to … [Read More...]


Oh man, what a day yesterday.  But I'm back and ready to get your day started off right (before I bombard you with everything that's wrong with the world): … [Read More...]

The New Atheists are still right about Abraham.

The quintessential faith lesson of the Bible is about being willing to uncritically obey a capricious deity at the expense of loving your own child.  This undermines the moral character of virtually all the major monotheisms of the world today as the only thing they seem to disagree on about this is … [Read More...]

Disproving Evolution – Part 28 – Origin of matter

[Index of series posts]Continuing the rebuttal of the article,  "9 Scientific Facts Prove that "The Theory of Evolution" is wrong."This is the author's last "scientific fact" - "Origin of Matter and Stars Proves Evolution is Wrong". As you could have guessed, the author saved the "best" for … [Read More...]

A day of driving.

Hey all.  I feel bad since I moved the last weekend and didn't post anything, but I've gotta take off again today.  I have car stuffs to do which, in this case, means making a big ass loop around Kansas.  It'll be a day of driving.I'm sure some of the other contributors here will keep you en … [Read More...]

BREAKING: OK Supreme Court will not rehear the 10 commandments case. Monument on state capitol must go.

A few weeks ago the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a 10 commandments monument (to the exclusion of other monuments) on the state capitol grounds was a violation of the separation of church and state (file that under "no shit").  But afterward Gov. Mary Fallin said the monument would remain.  She t … [Read More...]

Disproving Evolution – Part 27 – Chromosome count

[Index of series posts]Continuing the rebuttal of the article,  "9 Scientific Facts Prove that "The Theory of Evolution" is wrong."Here we look at scientific fact #8 -"Chromosome Count Proves Evolution is Wrong"Sorry, this will be a slightly longer post. … [Read More...]

Touch ‘em all ministries.

Somewhere, at some point, somebody heard that name suggested and said, "Yes!  That!  I can't think of anything better!"I can't make this stuff up.Apparently they're a group that goes to sporting events to evangelize to people who went there to watch their kids play tee ball, not a C … [Read More...]

IN clerk fired for not doing her job/discrimination has filed a lawsuit claiming she was discriminated against.

Sometimes the dumb is thick enough to suffocate anybody in the immediate area.  That's what's going on here.An Indiana clerk refused to issue marriage licenses to certain people (same-sex couples) who are legally entitled to them (same-sex couples) and, not surprisingly, was fired for not doing … [Read More...]