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 Officer Brad Marshall [Read More…]
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 of leaked material surrounding the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, [Read More…]
One of the things I haven’t touched on much here at the blog is the NECSS conference disinviting Richard Dawkins, who was supposed to be their keynote speaker. This came after Dawkins retweeted a video that compared radical feminists to Islamists in their approach to squelching any criticism of them (which, for the record, I [Read More…]
First thing I want to say: Kelly Damerow was tasked with running the Secular Coalition for America after Edwina Rogers was dismissed. It was a tough position to be in and she has done an exceptional job. I’ve really been impressed with her and she deserves a standing ovation for her efforts. But she’s just [Read More…]
Humanist, member of the AHA, elected as mayor of a North Carolina town, takes oath of office on the Constitution.
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…]
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…]
The Atheist Gamers #ExtraLife2015 team finished in the top .5% of all teams! Sent $3,457 to charity!
What a great project this has been. Out of 52,715 teams that participated in Extra Life this year the Atheist Gamers team ranked at #250 in terms of total fundraising. Of course no team “won” because we’re all on the same team, all raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network. But seriously: we had a [Read More…]
Atheist Gamers is assembling a team for Extra Life to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network.
In 2014 I spent a whole day in November streaming games for a gaming fundraiser called Extra Life. Together we sent more than $1,300 toward paying the medical bills of children from impoverished families. Hell yeah. So why not do it again this year? And why not bring friends? The group Atheist Gamers, a group [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…]