April 1, 2014

In a victory for whales, the United Nation’s highest court has ordered Japan to halt whaling in the Antarctic. The court ruled the hunt can not be justified for scientific research purposes, despite Japan’s arguments to the contrary. Critics have insisted all along that the whale hunts were never scientific, and that claiming the whaling was justified for scientific research purposes was only a “ruse” to skirt the prohibition against commercial whaling. The International Court of Justice ruled Monday that… Read more

March 31, 2014

Controversial billboards in Ohio reading “Jesus is Muslim” are driving some Christians crazy, and drawing protests from local Christians who say Muslims are “hijacking” the name of Jesus. Right Wing Watch reports a group of passionate Christians turned out in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend to rail against “the evil spirit of Islam” by declaring that America “is the Lord’s house,” and calling the billboards “slander” and “blasphemy.” “Although we support the Islamic community’s right to free speech, as well as… Read more

March 31, 2014

Wil Wheaton, who played Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation, offers a profound and eloquent response to a little girl’s question about being bullied for being a nerd. During a panel discussion at Denver’s Comic Con last June a little girl asked Wheaton “When you were a kid, were you called a nerd and how did you deal with it?” Wheaton’s awesome response to the poignant question went viral over the weekend. The following is an excerpt from… Read more

March 30, 2014

In a blasphemous but hilarious Saturday Night Live monologue, Louis CK denies heaven, insults atheists, and suggests God is a homicidal maniac. On his second run as an SNL host, Louis CK asked the existential question: if God is known as “Our Father,” then where the hell is “Our Mother”? “Where is our mom? Where’s our mom?” he wondered. “What did he do to our mom? Someone’s gotta check the trunk of God’s car for poison and rope.” Or, he… Read more

March 30, 2014

Donald Trump is once again using his celebrity status to misinform the public and promote the thoroughly debunked theory that vaccines cause autism. Earlier this week the Celebrity Apprentice host and real estate mogul took to twitter to suggest that high dosage vaccinations are responsible for autism. Trump wrote on Twitter: “Healthy young child goes to doctor, gets pumped with massive shot of many vaccines, and doesn’t feel good and changes – AUTISM. Many such cases!” Apparently Trump’s twitter rant… Read more

March 29, 2014

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales responds to a petition promoting alternative medicine by declaring Wikipedia will not pretend the work of “lunatic charlatans” is equivalent to true scientific discourse. The change.org petition asks Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, to “Create and enforce new policies that allow for true scientific discourse about holistic approaches to healing.” The petition goes on to claim: “Wikipedia is widely used and trusted. Unfortunately, much of the information related to holistic approaches to healing is biased, misleading,… Read more

March 28, 2014

Some Christian extremists are advocating for the reinstatement of blasphemy laws in order to punish Bill Maher for his recent remarks describing God as “a psychotic mass murderer” and a baby killing tyrant. Right Wing Watch reports a new column posted on Matt Barber’s BarbWire website suggests Maher be publicly whipped and physically punished for the so-called blasphemous remarks he made on the March 15 episode of his HBO series Real Time. In a post entitled “Bill-Asphemy: Does Maher Deserve… Read more

March 27, 2014

Failed presidential candidate and wannabe movie mogul Rick “Frothy” Santorum has a smutty anime secret – his “faith-based film studio” is backed and managed by a major player in the production and distribution of adult anime content. Currently “Frothy” Rick Santorum is the CEO of EchoLight Studios, a Texas-based production company focused on making “family-friendly, wholesome, Christ-centered entertainment.” Santorum’s manager and backer at EchoLight Studios turns out to be Gen Fukunaga, an expert in the production and distribution of adult… Read more

March 27, 2014

In an obnoxious display of Christian arrogance, a grandstanding county commissioner in Maryland violated a court order and the spirit of the U.S. Constitution by opening a budget meeting with a Christian prayer. According to a report issued by the Carroll County Times, Carroll County Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier opened up Thursday morning’s board of commissioners budget meeting with references to Jesus Christ, despite a federal judge’s preliminary injunction ordering the board to stop the practice of opening meetings with… Read more

March 27, 2014

In a significant victory for the separation of church and state, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Carroll County Board of Commissioners in Maryland must refrain from opening their meetings with Christian prayers. Judge William D. Quarels, Jr. of the U.S. District Court of Maryland issued a preliminary injunction to stop sectarian prayers held before meetings of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners, after plaintiffs alleged the practice of permitting Commissioners to deliver prayers that reference Jesus Christ during… Read more

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