Recently a parent of an 8th grade student in the Wooster City School District in Wooster, Ohio told a parent of someone who had visited their Family and Consumer Science class to tell them all sorts of untrue things about sex. After, to put it delicately, unsuccessful communication with the district the parent alerted American Atheists [Read More...]
American Atheists sends letter to OH school over giving organization access to students to lie about STDs/pregnancy.
The Atheist Gamers #ExtraLife2015 team finished in the top .5% of all teams! Sent $3,457 to charity!
What a great project this has been. Out of 52,715 teams that participated in Extra Life this year the Atheist Gamers team ranked at #250 in terms of total fundraising. Of course no team “won” because we’re all on the same team, all raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network. But seriously: we had a [Read More...]
Some days my brain doesn’t let me sleep. Last night was one of those times. I’m a zombie right now, so this picture from Animal Rescue Home…I can relate to it: Also, three years ago today was when I asked Michaelyn to marry me. If you’re wondering what our relationship is like now…well, pretty much [Read More...]
Total so far: $3,040/$5,000 Atheist Gamers playing right now: Lux is streaming on her youtube: click here! Cameron is live now too! Click here! The Game Theory Podcast is streaming the worst NES games ever: Click here! Dawgnose is hitting it too: Click here! Nathan is streaming now! Click here! In 2014 I spent a [Read More...]
It’s a day where it’s come to light that Ben Carson lied about a bunch of stuff in his autobiography including his supposed scholarship offer from West Point. Other lies include his stories of trying to stab people in his youth: At the core of his narrative of spiritual redemption are his acts of violence as [Read More...]
While thievery is pretty much roundly despised (unless you call it “prosperity gospel”), somehow giving god credit for shit other people did is seen as noble rather than giving a very generous crutch to a being who’s supposed to be all-powerful. Ben Carson recently hopped on that train, first talking about how our nation supposedly [Read More...]
So Canada just elected a new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and people seem largely pumped about him. He just picked out his cabinet which turned out to be noticeably diverse: In another historic move, he chose an equal number of men and women – 15 of each – to serve with him in cabinet. Trudeau [Read More...]
In his autobiography Ben Carson talked about being offered a scholarship to West Point. After some investigating by various networks, including CNN, Carson’s campaign has been forced to admit that this did not happen: Former neurosurgeon and presidential candidate didn’t actually get a full scholarship to West Point as he said in his autobiography Gifted [Read More...]
Mormon Church’s new policy: gay couples are apostates and we’ll let their kids in if they denounce their parents.
The Mormon Church has made some additions to its handbook that make it clear: if you’re a gay couple living together or locking lips on occasion then you’re an apostate: According to the Washington Post, The LDS Church unveiled the new anti-LGBT policy on Monday, outlining changes to future versions of the Church handbook. … [Read More...]
Good morning, everybody! I’m back! Here’s a bunch of dog’s in a photo booth: Photo booth for dogs [Read more...]
The directors of the fall musical at the high school where I teach private voice lessons invited me to come help at rehearsal tonight. I spent two and a half hour with the two leads, two hours of which we spent on one song/scene. I gave them two five minute breaks. And I worked them [Read More...]
New California law would keep anti-abortion groups from lying to women. Christians upset they can’t lie.
There are many facilities called “Crisis Pregnancy Centers” or “Pregnancy Care Clinics” which erect a veneer of credibility by passing themselves off as a medical clinic so they can get to pregnant women and convince them to not have an abortion. California has passed a law that wouldn’t put them out of business, but would keep [Read More...]
Hey guys. I’m still in the middle of Kansas. I’m hanging around to work with the kids in their fall musical (they’re doing Guys & Dolls). So content will be light once more today. Sorry in advance. Here’s the happiest dog I’ve ever seen: View post on imgur.com [Read more...]
Rankin high school in Mississippi has been doing some law-breaking lately. In 2013 they lost a lawsuit to the American Humanist Association trying to defend their practice of holding mandatory assemblies where kids were encouraged to accept Jesus. After that they held an awards ceremony where a pastor delivered a prayer to the room and their [Read More...]