In what universe did this happen? It couldn’t be this one…. Bob Scott, a humanist and AHA member, was sworn in yesterday as Mayor of Franklin, North Carolina. He said, “Last night I decided to take my oath holding a copy of the Constitution because there is so much controversy surrounding separation of church and [Read More…]
Humanist, member of the AHA, elected as mayor of a North Carolina town, takes oath of office on the Constitution.
American Atheists is once again doing its holiday billboard campaign. Here’s this year’s version: They had this to say of them: Continuing a holiday season tradition, American Atheists has launched a series of billboards in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina area and in Colorado Springs, Colorado featuring Santa Claus urging viewers to go ahead and skip [Read More…]
Many of you read my post the other day in which I said that I didn’t think Mark Schierbecker said anything racist during his panel at Skepticon despite several accusations that he did (on some websites even from people who weren’t at the event and hadn’t even seen the video, but boy, they were sure [Read More…]
Reminds me of my college days. Glad to see the spirit is still alive. Freethinkers at Missouri State counter protested anti-choicers on their campus! #StandWithPP pic.twitter.com/9W9C2vj7fI — Secular Students (@SecularStudents) November 11, 2015 [Read more…]
Total so far: $3,040/$5,000 Atheist Gamers playing right now: Lux is streaming on her youtube: click here! Cameron is live now too! Click here! The Game Theory Podcast is streaming the worst NES games ever: Click here! Dawgnose is hitting it too: Click here! Nathan is streaming now! Click here! In 2014 I spent a [Read More…]
The Richard Dawkins Foundation is doing a big fundraising drive for the end of the year for which they’ve secured a matching grant from Mr. Louis Appignani up to a quarter million dollars. I don’t think I’ve made that much money in my life. But anyway, if you donate to RDF from now til the end [Read More…]
Hacker collective Anonymous releasing names of KKK members (including 4 US Senators). Evidence is thin though.
The internet is abuzz right now with anonymous publishing the names of KKK members. Here’s what is known for sure: anonymous definitely got a hold of the main KKK twitter account last November when the KKK was threatening violent action in Ferguson, MO (the KKK quickly deleted the account): Anonymous now claims they have [Read More…]
Great news about the Atheist Gamer Extra Life team and a guest post about the Extra Life fundraiser!
So, Team Atheist is already killing it with the Extra Life fundraiser (you can get info about this from my first post about the fundraiser). No sooner did I announce that Todd Stiefel had issued a $1,000 matching offer than a reader straight donated $1,000! So Team Atheist is already $2,240 in with a goal of [Read More…]
I honestly think the future of atheism is in community-building and I’ve scarcely ever seen an organization more adept at it than Oasis. The Oasis here in Kansas City is one of my favorite places to be every Sunday. I literally look forward to it all week. And this Sunday Boston is getting ready to [Read More…]
The city of El Dorado, Arkansas, is pulling out the really big guns to crush violent crime within its demesnes. Alderman Judy Ward is spearheading a campaign called “40 Days of Prayer” to address the issue once and for all. Daily prayer topics will appear on the front page of the El Dorado News-Times as well as [Read More…]