How well did tax cuts work last time?

It’s been established over and over again that massive tax cuts do not stimulate the economy.  Even the Congressional Research Service released a study in September of this year confirming that tax cuts do not stimulate the economy. The Atlantic Wire has a great article out talking about the last time we were told that [Read More...]

WWJTD Podcast: Episode 2

Christina here… Hey! We recorded the second episode of the WWJTD podcast. Isn’t that fucking swell? We’ve almost got the RSS feed up so people who want to listen to the podcast can do so, but it’s not ready yet! For now, you can watch the unedited version in Youtube: This weeks’ podcast hosts: Steven [Read More...]

Warren Buffet hammers conservative economic doomsayers.

How much do I love Warren Buffet?  Answer: so much. He has an op ed in the New York Times in which he skewers the people saying that increasing the capital gains tax will stop people from investing. SUPPOSE that an investor you admire and trust comes to you with an investment idea. “This is [Read More...]

FOX presents the scariest Christmas ever.

Because it’s we atheists who are taking the joy out of Christmas… [Read more...]

Sandra Fluke nominated for “Person of the Year” by TIME. Anguish erupts from REAL America.

TIME Magazine has announced Sandra Fluke, the advocate for contraception being covered as part of health insurance, as one of their finalists for person of the year. Time has nominated the new face of birth control as their “Person of the Year 2012.” Sandra Fluke — the recently graduated 31-year-old Georgetown law student who rose to prominence [Read More...]

Atheist images from around yon web.

Yesterday’s awesome atheist pics from around the web. And here’s a bonus image that has nothing to do with atheism, but which cracked me up. [Read more...]

Fundraiser is on like Donkey Kong.

Literally.  This weekend is the first annual retro gamers for goodness fundraiser.  Jason Thibeault and I will be hanging out on a live-stream talking religion, politics, retro gaming, etc.  The whole time we’ll also be live-streaming the retro games we’re playing. Jason has just released the names of some of our guests… I’ve gotten confirmation [Read More...]

Tuesday conversation: retro games!

In honor of the forthcoming retro gamers for goodness fundraiser, let’s talk retro games! We talk about retro RPGs all the time, but what other retro games do you remember?  Maybe we can steal some of your favorites for the retro gaming fundraiser.  Back in the day I sunk so much money into NBA Jam.  [Read More...]

Believers still largely don’t get the law.

My, my.  I read the MSNBC article about the growing legal firestorm down in Little Rock, where a public school is busing kids to a church during school hours to see a production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” which contains an unequivocal pro-Christian message.  The believers in the comments are a slavering bunch. Liberals are [Read More...]

WWJTD podcast streaming tonight.

If you want to watch the podcast live, the WWJTD podcast will broadcast from here in about 30 minutes. I’ll be on this episode and will be checking the comments for questions and what not. UPDATE: Soon, soon…also fixed the link.  Thanks for the heads up there. UPDATE #2 We’re live now!!!  Sorry, google plus [Read More...]

Atheists have nothing to live for. No meaning in our lives!

This last Friday, Michaelyn and I took a trip down to Kansas City to meet up with my family for a production of Batman Live.  Holy crap, it was amazing. This is what atheists live for.  Family and friends, and indulging the spectacles of learning, the story-telling potential of humanity, and the wonders of reality.  [Read More...]

League of Legends?

I’m a lousy gamer…I’ve never played League of Legends. However, my brother is a huge fan and he has convinced me to play with him some over the holidays.  So I downloaded it.  Of course, I’m going to have to wait until after the gaming fundraiser this weekend to really sink my teeth into it, [Read More...]

Deep Fried fundraiser for Skepticon 6.

Below is a guest post from Nathan Piccolo from the Deep Fried Freethinkers blog.  He and his wife are doing a fundraiser to get people to Skepticon 6.  Nathan Piccolo from the Deep-Fried Freethinkers here. Have you ever had one of those experiences that hits you like a bolt of lightning and you’re energized for [Read More...]

The Friendly Atheist’s new book is a must have.

It’s not often a book comes out that has the potential to change a movement over the coming decade.  Hemant Mehta has just released The Young Atheist’s Survival Guide and it is very much that type of work that will make a difference in the coming years.  Atheism is on the ascent in no other [Read More...]


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