A marine base in Hawaii is hanging a sign that reads “God bless the military.” The Military Religious Freedom Foundation has alerted them that this is a problem: A Marine base on Oahu is keeping its “God bless the military” sign despite pressure from a religious freedom group. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Marine Corps Base [Read More...]
Hawaii marine base hanging “god bless the military” sign, resisting complaint by 72 soldiers to take it down.
Let me tell you how much it can cramp your blogging style being on the same network as Hemant Mehta. This guy finds all the stories you want to write about before you do and then he says everything you wanted to say, only better. But sometimes something just grabs you so much that you [Read More...]
Hey all, quick post from my phone. Time Warner internet is once again down here, has been all morning (this is a daily occurrence, but today the outage has lasted hours). I’ll get to blogging just as soon as I can. Sorry, I was excited to get back to it after an awesome weekend at [Read More...]
Ok, first, last night Michaelyn and I volunteered with the Dawkins Foundation for an event here in KC (Robin Blummer is incredibly nice). We got to snap a pic with the D: Ok, so in 30 minutes I’m off to St. Louis for Seekerfest. I’m one of the early speakers tomorrow (11am). Then Sunday morning [Read More...]
I’m often asked what it’s like to be a blogger for a living. Is it great? I mean, you get to work in your PJs, your office is a short walk from your bed, etc. But what’s it like to read through a bunch of news articles every day and get a good feel for [Read More...]
Bobby Jindal has figured out who’s to blame for a lone gunman going on a mass shooting last week. Surprise: it’s all the people he didn’t care for beforehand! Imagine that. Louisana Gov. Bobby Jindal, desperately seeking attention in his floundering presidential bid, had the most horrifying response to last week’s mass shooting at an [Read More...]
Well this is interesting. The front-runner to follow in John Boehner’s footsteps, Kevin McCarthy, has dropped out of the race: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed House Speaker John Boehner, in a shocking move that reflected his inability to gather the support of the Republican caucus. The move [Read More...]
Presidential candidate John Kasich apparently thinks that secularism and morality are at odds: Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) is warning that a move to a “totally secular society” would rob the United States of its morals and complicate the fight against Islamic terrorists. Yes, because without religion how could we possibly be concerned about religious violence? “If [Read More...]
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin calling for amendment that would allow 10 commandments monument (not really).
Unsurprisingly Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin doesn’t think her state has pissed away enough money on foredoomed lawsuits: Shortly after the Ten Commandments monument was removed from the state capitol grounds, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) on Tuesday called for state lawmakers to initiate an amendment to the state constitution that would allow the monument to [Read More...]
You win the victories you can. If you don’t have enough proof to get god’s existence into the scientific literature urinals will never reject you: Presumably the truth of Christianity is the most important piece of wisdom in the whole universe. This is how it’s spread: not in textbooks, but in chintzy pamphlets in a public [Read More...]