GOP blocks minimum wage increase.

The GOP, the self-proclaimed party of real, everyday Americans (forget for a moment that it’s that other party making sure the real, everyday Americans get healthcare and such) has been hearing a message from those everyday Americans: we don’t get paid enough.  For instance, Wal-Mart employees, on average, receive annual pay that is below the [Read More…]

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Saudi Arabia calls out Norway for their human rights record. Norway says “wtf?”

Saudi Arabia excels at a few things, two of which are having shitloads of oil and sucking massively at human rights.  This is a place where the worship of other gods is punishable with physical violence and death, a place where women are not allowed to walk around without a man with them (or drive), [Read More…]

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Day of Prayer vs. Day of Reason.

Today has been the National Day of Prayer since 1952: The first Thursday in May is a peculiar day for many Americans as it’s a day set aside for government to intrude in their private religious practices. On May 1, the National Day of Prayer, government officials from city council to president ask citizens to [Read More…]

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Omaha man convicted on two counts of child neglect running for office to stop same-sex couples getting benefits.

Meet Levi Lippincott, the 29 year-old chairman of the Sarpy County GOP who is running for Congress because the incumbent Republican isn’t anti-gay enough. Lippincott is challenging Republican incumbent Jim Thompson in a race that some say shows a split in the local Republican Party. Lippincott said he is running, in part, because of Thompson’s [Read More…]

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In NYC carrying more than one condom may soon stop being legally suspicious.

I had no idea this policy existed… Despite efforts to subsidize condom distribution in a state battling high HIV/AIDS rates relative to the rest of the nation, police are still allowed to cite possession of multiple condoms as grounds for arrest on suspicion of sex work. I just…what?  What was going through the mind of the people crafting [Read More…]

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Levy County Florida has 10 commandments on courthouse lawn, continues to reject atheist bench.

Fucking Florida. In Levy County they’ve put a 10 commandments monument on the courthouse lawn.  So local atheists applied to have an atheist bench added to the courthouse lawn.  For the second time that application has been denied: The county commission has denied the request for the second time citing various parts of the application [Read More…]

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Your morning happiness: sleepy corgis.

They are so sleepy.  Don’t worry…in two minutes they’ll be up and super excited about EVERYTHING. [Read more…]

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Mass shooting in a Georgia town where every household must own at least one gun.

The town of Kennesaw, Georgia is the NRA’s wet dream: Kennesaw, near Atlanta, a quiet suburb unique in the U.S. for mandating every household own at least one gun. The law is not enforced, so the Kennesaw gun ownership rate hovers around 50 percent, according to its police chief. That’s still higher than the average rate [Read More…]

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Church hires a convicted scam artist and is surprised when he defrauds the church.

Barry Minkow is a scam artist who had twice been convicted of fraud before he was made the pastor of the San Diego Community Bible Church.  He has just been convicted of scamming $3,000,000 from the church: Convicted con man Barry Minkow received the maximum sentence Monday for defrauding a San Diego-area church in what the judge [Read More…]

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Public school paints over bible verse on its walls after FFRF sent them a letter.

In a legal victory for the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a public school in West Virginia has decided to paint over a bible verse on their gymnasium’s wall rather than face a lawsuit: “We asked them to take it down,” Pat Law, the superintendent of the Wood County School District, told reporters. “We have to [Read More…]

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Your morning happiness: guinea pig and carrot.

GOD DAMMIT! So…I get paid ever 25k hits and I generally get between 8-10k hits each day.  This morning I’m 2k hits beneath my next pay level so, unless I have a post go big, I’m working for free today.  So I was going to take the day off, but there’s just too much stuff [Read More…]

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Obama crushes loaded FOX News question.

Obama isn’t my favorite President, but he’s not my most hated either.  But even I must admit this was fucking beautiful: My favorite parts: Typically, criticism of our foreign policy has been directed at the failure to use military force. And the question I think I would have is, why is it that everybody is [Read More…]

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Interview with atheist Congressional candidate James Woods part 3 and 4.

Here are the last parts of my interview with James Woods.   You can find James on social media like facebook, twitter, instagram, youtube, and linkedin.  And, most importantly, you can donate to his campaign here. I apologize for the audio.  I’m not sure why there’s all that excess noise.   If you haven’t seen the rest of the interview, click here to [Read More…]

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Article in Christianity Today: The Real Problem with Female Masturbation.

Ed Brayton blogged about this article that must be seen to be believed.  It starts out: It’s refreshing to finally hear women talking about female masturbation. Given the social stigma around the topic, it can be difficult just to bring it up. Yes, where could that stigma possibly come from?  Maybe…religious taboos?  Most atheists I [Read More…]

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