There’s quite a bit of research showing that people are more likely to trust a Christian in the United States. Many odious people, many of them Christian, have figured out they can capitalize on this: The president of a South Carolina Bible college was charged last week with essentially treating foreign students as slaves by [Read More…]
Did I say that mental illness was responsible for Elliot Rodger’s rampage? I’m sorry. What I should’ve said was that atheism and its activists are responsible, at least according to a piece published today on the Charisma website, Tom Snyder and Ted Baehr of Movieguide: Where did this young murderer get his narcissistic views about [Read More…]
The Texas GOP has decided to exclude the Log Cabin Republicans from its convention, because apparently what they need once the presidential election rolls around is a clear example of how the party is still hardcore anti-gay: Two Republican gay rights groups said on Thursday they had been denied booths at the party’s upcoming Texas [Read More…]
There is a debate going on as to whether or not Elliot Rodger, the man who recently went on a killing spree in California, was mentally ill or if he was sane and driven by sexism. Because mental illness is important to me, I feel the need to weigh in. Jaclyn Glenn put out a [Read More…]
Oh Utah… What really kills me is this statement: “We only apologize in the sense that we want to be more consistent with what we`re trying to do in that sense we can help kids better prepare for their future by knowing how to dress appropriately for things,” said Terry E. Shoemaker, who is the [Read More…]
Teacher and administrator at public school shame student for not standing/reciting the pledge of allegiance.
It’s a pity when ideological bullies get placed into a position of power over children. The Southside High School sophomore, who took issue with the pledge’s “under God” clause, sought legal assistance from the secular advocacy group after her high school teacher reportedly threatened her with disciplinary action if she did not rise for the [Read More…]
Detroit: as education and access to contraception dwindle, abortion rate goes up. Who’d have thunk it?
What if I told you…that if you take away education and access to contraception that the abortion rate goes through the fucking roof? Nearly one-third of all pregnancies in the city of Detroit end in abortion, a statistic public health officials blame on rising poverty and dwindling access to affordable contraception. Of an estimated 18,360 [Read More…]
Recall how Pastor Becky Riggle was attempting to convince the Houston city council that business owners should be allowed to break discrimination laws as long as they’re religious? I’m happy to report she did not succeed: Houston became the latest Texas city to enact legal protections for LGBT citizens on Wednesday, joining Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, and San [Read More…]
Back in March I wrote about one of the first major tragedies to hit professional gaming. A young professional Korean team was essentially scammed out of their dreams and one of their players, identified by his gamer handle “Promise”, attempted to commit suicide by jumping from a twelve-story building. It’s two and a half months [Read More…]
Good morning! Who finally slept about 14 hours straight last night? This guy! Oh, it’s going to be a glorious day full of happy news stories, I can tell. I can feel it. So let’s start of with this dino dog: So why is dino dog (really me) proud of the commenters? The other day [Read More…]
Back in February a snake-handling pastor by the name of Jamie Coots, who believed that Christian faith protected against snake bites (as promised in Mark 16:18), died from being bitten by a poisonous snake he was purposefully handling. At that time I wrote: It is not generally good form to report on a person’s death [Read More…]
So…this happened: The Canadian County Sheriff’s Office removed a child from a home in El Reno after they learned he was locked in a small room and abused. Edward Everett, 28, and Krystal D. Everette, 32, face child abuse and child neglect charges. Authorities went to their home on Thursday after they received a call [Read More…]