Reproductive Freedom – The Week in Review

I’m posting in segments this week because I’m running behind. +++++ There’s a good summary on Think Progress this week about the seven states determined to shut the doors to abortion clinics and send women back to coat hangers for abortions. Those seven are Alabama, Indiana,  Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, and Virginia. The Washington Post has a [Read More...]


I received this message on facebook yesterday from a person I used to get into long religious debates with back when my blog was on xanga. JT – I was perusing my old stomping grounds on Xanga the other day when I came across your old site on there and was reminded of all the [Read More...]

Sean Hannity is a real winner.

So Rutgers just fired their basketball coach for kicking and punching his players and throwing out slurs like “Are you a fairy?  Are you a fucking faggot?” Or, as Sean Hannity calls it, “old school discipline.” Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday reacted to video of ousted Rutgers basketball coach throwing balls and shouting [Read More...]

State religion in North Carolina? Guess which political party thought that was a good idea.

The GOP in North Carolina has put forth a measure that would allow for the establishment of a state religion.  Their reasoning is as follows: “The Constitution of the United States does not grant the federal government and does not grant the federal courts the power to determine what is or is not constitutional; therefore, [Read More...]

Why groups should never invite me to speak.

This took place upon my arrival in Northwest Arkansas yesterday. Honestly, I’m not sure how I still have a career.  I’m not sure why anybody puts up with me. Frankly, I wonder the same thing about why I still have a fiancee…   [Read more...]

Take Action: Imprisoned Atheist Bloggers in Bangladesh Need Help

The American Humanist Association has issued an Action Alert. Roy Speckhardt, the Director of AHA, asks us to contact the U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh in an attempt to secure the freedom of three atheist bloggers who have been arrested and imprisoned there. The Action Alert appears below: I’m contacting you today with information about a [Read More...]

Absolution through profanity.

I’m at Ohare airport, my favorite place in the world.  I decided the grab a tuna sandwich before my next flight.  The chipper lady behind the counter kept messing up putting my credit card in and at one point laughed and said “I keep fucking up.”  Realizing what she said, she looked up at me [Read More...]

Random thoughts from another airport.

Here I am sitting in another airport waiting to fly across the country to tell people god doesn’t exist.  I have the best job in the world. It’s strange though.  I never knew how exhausted I could get doing something I absolutely loved.  I mean, I love public speaking, I actually like airports, and I [Read More...]

Personal day and upcoming appearances.

So, I’m exhausted and it’s kind of hard to focus today because of it.  I got home at 11:45pm last night and tomorrow morning I head back on the road.  So yeah, gonna rest up today. If you’re wondering where I’m gonna be in the next month, here ya go! April 4 – Fayetteville, AR [Read More...]

Carole Lieberman is wrong about pretty much everything.

I felt like there were some crummy arguments getting tossed around in the HuffPo Live bit I was in the other day.  Pay particular attention to Carole Lieberman (she’s the one who looks like she’s sneaked into Delores Umbridge’s office). So, let’s get those things hashed out. Frank Shaffer: He talks about how his missionary [Read More...]

How to sign a bible.

Someone posted a picture of a bible they asked me to sign on facebook and tagged me.  I felt kind of like a tool for laughing at my own joke. [Read more...]

Review of Scarlet Blade.

I saw an advertisement on the site for a new MMO called Scarlet Blade. And I recall a review of this game I saw that may be relevant, so you guys can know what the game is like.  If you like digital women with huge, exposed boobs and can’t find hentai online for free, this [Read More...]

I’m now a target for believers

Christina here… Some atheists just want to religious believers to leave them alone. Not me, I like talking with religious people! I’m discovering that I might have a handy device which will cause believers to stop me in the streets or in grocery stores to talk to me – a metaphorical neon sign over my [Read More...]

Paying a debt with a child.

Unable to pay off his debt, a Muslim man is being forced by his culture to give his daughter away to be married to his lender’s 17 year-old son. The arrangement effectively values her life at $2,500. That is the amount Mr. Mohammad borrowed over the course of a year to pay for hospital treatment [Read More...]