Brevard Commission that won’t let atheists give invocation accuses them of censorship.

The other day I wrote about a developing situation in Brevard County down in Florida.  The atheists want to give an invocation and were denied by the County Commission.  Many organizations sent them letters along the lines of “Don’t break the law or you’ll get to pay our legal fees.”  The Commission was unimpressed. In [Read More...]

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GOP State Rep sponsors bill to put Ten Commandments in Texas’ public schools

Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn (R-02), filed a bill on Monday, the first day legislators could for the upcoming 84th Legislative Session, to keep schools from following the Constitution. The bill, simply titled HB 138, is just a one sentence long addition to Chapter 11 of the Texas Education Code. It reads: The board of trustees of an [Read More...]

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States which saw the most benefit from Obamacare elected Republicans who want to repeal it.

George Carlin once said, “Think of how stupid the average person is.  Half of them are stupider than that.”  I believe it.  In this last election voters were clear: they wanted legal pot, higher minimum wage, same-sex marriage, access to abortion…and Republican leaders. On top of that strange electoral paradox, the places which gained the [Read More...]

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Journalistic integrity at Breitbart.

President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace Eric Holder as head of the Department of Justice and the conservative rag Breitbart did not like it one little bit.  Leave it to a publication that makes hay on being politically informed to inform the public that Loretta Lynch is a total political appointment who represented the [Read More...]

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Hindus join the Temple of Satan in wanting a piece of equality pie in Oklahoma.

So after the ten commandments monuments went up at the Oklahoma state house, most of us know that the Temple of Satan immediately wanted to put up their own monument: The ACLU sued on First Amendment grounds to have the Old Testament monument removed, and a New York-based Satanist group proposed setting up its own [Read More...]

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Brevard County Commission votes unanimously to deny Freethought group a chance to give opening prayer.

Ever since Greece v. Galloway, which allowed for sectarian prayers before government meetings so long as all religions were allowed equal space, the Central Florida Freethought Community has been trying to get the Brevard County Commission to let them do the opening prayer.  The Commission has blocked these efforts.  This resulted in several organization sending [Read More...]

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Jon Stewart on “we don’t want gridlock” GOP.

*sigh*  Jon Stewart, thank you for being such a reliable voice in news. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook In this context “we want to work with the President” is undoubtedly a set up to say the President is responsible for governmental inertia when he vetoes [Read More...]

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A fact that might make the next two years less problematic.

Father sent me an article this morning that got me thinking, and it was about something I already knew: On Tuesday, Democrats had a lot more states to defend than did Republicans. Many of those races were in states carried by the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney.In 2016, Republicans will have to defend 24 [Read More...]

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Alabama votes to not use Sharia Law.

Man, Alabama sure dodged a bullet last night: While Maine voters were asked to weigh in on bear hunting regulations in Tuesday’s U.S. elections, voters in Alabama were given the chance to insure that state courts never rule according to sharia law. … Such was the case in Alabama where voters passed Foreign Laws in [Read More...]

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Post election thoughts and reasons to be optimistic about the future.

So, how disappointed am I in humanity right now?  Pretty disappointed.  The zenith of my disappointment is in Colorado where Gordon Klingenschmitt won a race for state House.  Klingenschmitt is a very…colorful character.  He’s the guy who recently said: “The open persecution of Christians is underway. Democrats like Polis want to bankrupt Christians who refuse [Read More...]

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