Pascal’s Wager appeased.

One of my groomsmen, David, went with me today to get haircuts.  I’m getting married as the 10th Doctor and David is going to attend the wedding as the same.  On the way he gave Michaelyn and me our first wedding gift: a rosary he got when visiting Vatican that was personally blessed by the [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Pope excommunicates the mafia.

The Pope took a stand: Deviating from prepared remarks at a mass in southern Italy, Pope Francis threw the ultimate brushback pitch at the Calabrese Mafia today, telling the organized crime syndicate they are excommunicated. Because if there’s one thing the leader of the Catholic Church can’t stand it’s an organization that coerces obedience and protection money [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Bobby Jindal: people are ready for a hostile takeover of D.C.

In a recent speech Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal favorably referenced people who wish to violently overthrow the government. Jindal spoke at the annual conference hosted by the Faith and Freedom Coalition, a group led by longtime Christian activist Ralph Reed. Organizers said more than 1,000 evangelical leaders attended the three-day gathering. Republican officials across the [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Rick Santorum: gay marriage is bad for the economy.

In an interview with TownHall, Rick Santorum argued that marriage equality shouldn’t be allowed because it would be bad for the economy. “When we continue to see a decline in marriage and a redefinition of marriage, you get less marriage,” he said. “You get families that aren’t as strong, and as a result, society generally, [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

John Oliver goes HAM on dietary supplements and Dr. Oz.

This man is a god damn genius.  (H/T to Dan Fincke) [Read more...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

South Dakota GOP calls for Obama to be impeached.

The South Dakota GOP has resorted to throwing a tantrum because they didn’t get their way passed a resolution calling for the President to be impeached. The South Dakota Republican Party passed a resolution on Saturday calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Delegates at the party’s annual convention in Rapid City voted 191-176 [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Stephanie Guttormson on youtube!

Stephanie is a long-time friend of mine and is the operations director for the Richard Dawkins Foundation.  She’s damn good people and she now has a youtube channel that’s taking off.  Very analytical and fact-filled.  I subscribed.  I don’t do a whole lot of stuff on anti-vax (even though I think anti-vaxers are wrong and [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Virgina Governor expands Medicaid in opposition to his legislature.

In Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has decided to expand Medicaid, going against his GOP-controlled legislature. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) plans to move forward with Medicaid expansion even without lawmakers’ support, the governor announced on Friday. The battle over Medicaid expansion has been particularly contentious in Virginia over the past several months, as McAuliffe been [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Your morning happiness: bridesmaids!

This Saturday I will be married.  O.o  I never saw myself as the marriage type, but it’s gonna happen.  She’s just…wonderful. Anyway, we have a lot of decorating and prep to do.  Plus, many of my groomsmen are coming into town this week, some of whom I’ve not seen in years.  It will be good [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Want to take over my blog for a few days?

Hey all. So…I’m getting married next Saturday.  Things are going to be a mad house around here.  We’re housing a few of the groomsmen here throughout the week and preparations are going to be…well, wedding preparations. So I’m looking for a few people who’d like to take over my blog starting later in the week [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Popular Christian DJ arrested for criminal sexual misconduct with children.

John Balyo is a popular Christian DJ who really likes children. Prior to being arrested, the Christian radio personality was praised for his work sponsoring children through Compassion International and was even video recorded meeting his “compassion child” in Uganda. In the video, now littered with comments and accusations, Balyo is asked, “John I have [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Your morning happiness: Daddy! …and Elvis.

I probably shouldn’t show this to Michaelyn, lest she get ideas… [Read more...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

Arkansas legislators adopt statement condemning judge who struck down gay marriage ban.

State senator Jason Rapert is a real piece of…work. A resolution asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to uphold a voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages, which a circuit judge recently overturned, won support from state lawmakers Friday. The non-binding measure, approved by the panel that represents the full Legislature between sessions, also condemns Pulaski County [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!

The loving psychopath.

I’ve been told multiple times in response to the charge that god is cruel that we are like ants to him.  We owe him our existence so god can do whatever he likes with us, so we’re told.  I’ve always failed to see how that resolves the problem of god causing so much suffering… This [Read More...]

Patheos Atheist LogoLike What Would JT Do? and Patheos Atheist on Facebook!


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X