Remember back when Mike Huckabee held that rally for Kim Davis and used Survivor’s Eye Of The Tiger without permission? The band actually posted to their Facebook page: “NO! We did not grant Kim Davis any rights to use ‘My Tune -The Eye Of The Tiger,’” the band wrote on its official Facebook page on Tuesday. “I [Read More…]
Mike Huckabee to pay Survivor $25,000 for using “Eye Of The Tiger” at Kim Davis rally without permission.
This morning the SCOTUS handed down its ruling on Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt. This case came from Texas (of course it did) and had to do with Texas saying that abortion clinics needed to have admitting privileges. They obviously don’t as having an abortion is one of the safest procedures out there. The irony [Read More…]
So, my skill in the kitchen is undeniable………ly lacking. Holy shit, I’m horrible. I got A’s in chemistry in college, but I swear to FSM I sometimes struggle to make a sandwich. However, with the wife starting med school soon I’ve committed to being more of a house husband — that means conquering this mountain. [Read More…]
Google: “What is the EU” is the 2nd top search in the UK a day after most of their citizens voted to leave it.
And now I’m back to keeping up with the rest of the world. I won’t lie, as time goes on there is a growing sense of ennui inside of me. I used to think that atheists were more skeptical, more reasonable. After all, they reached the more reasonable position about god’s existence, so wouldn’t that [Read More…]
Relevant links: My original post Neil’s response And here we go again. First, sorry it’s taken so long. While making assertions takes hardly any time, fact-checking and trying to confirm to deny all claims made with evidence simply takes time. I’ve done nothing with my blog the last few weeks but work on this. This [Read More…]
A quick thing before I get cleaned up and hit the road, just because I saw it pop up in my new feed and I think it’s important: a federal appeals court upheld Obama’s directives on net neutrality this morning: A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a White House-supported effort to make internet service providers [Read More…]
It’s E3 everyone! Time to freak out over new games, more hardware to go broke on and PC games for everyone! I don’t want to make this post about me; it’s about what you guys are enjoying. Let me (and everyone else) know what you’ve liked so far, what you haven’t liked and what you [Read More…]
Good morning, all. For those who didn’t know, Dave sold his home and bought a new one across town, closer to KU Med where the wife starts classes this summer. Last weekend we moved most of our stuff (and I’m glad for it now, since otherwise I would’ve spent all day reading about the Orlando [Read More…]
It’s a rare occasion where I immediately agree with Mitch McConnell: In an interview with Bloomberg’s Masters of Politics podcast, McConnell said he hoped Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would select a vice presidential candidate with a lot of experience to make up for his lack of policy expertise. “He needs someone highly experienced and [Read More…]
FFRF puts a stop to high school principal who seemed to think his school was a Christian recruiting ground.
The principal of Mojave High School in Las Vegas (the last place you’d think would be having problems with too much fundamentalist religion) has some…um…interesting ideas about how to improve things at the school: Mojave High School Principal Antonio Rael and Grace Point Church Pastor Ty Neal were seen chatting in a video about the [Read More…]
NASA gave a $1.108 million grant to a group looking into how discovering aliens would affect Christianity.
So…NASA gave a grant of over a million dollars to a group “studying” how the discovery of alien life would affect Christianity: In May 2015, NASA’s astrobiology program awarded $1.108 million to the Center of Theological Inquiry for “an interdisciplinary inquiry on the societal implications of astrobiology, the study of the origins, evolution, distribution, and [Read More…]
Bangladesh police say they’ve identified two groups responsible for mass murders of atheist bloggers.
As many of you know, over the last few years there have been a series of brutal murders in Bangladesh. The victims include several atheist bloggers: The discovery of the weapons raised alarms. For the last three years, atheist writers, freethinkers, foreigners, religious minorities, gay rights activists and others have been terrorized and killed in Bangladesh [Read More…]
BREAKING: Federal court shoots down effort to send taxpayer money to Douglas County religious schools via vouchers.
ACLU making the magic happen: Federal District Court Judge Marcia Krieger today denied plaintiffs’ request to issue an unprecedented emergency order requiring the Douglas County School District school voucher program to divert taxpayer funds to private religious schools. The ACLU of Colorado, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the ACLU Program on Freedom [Read More…]