Last night, the Secular Coalition for America sent us the following statistics as part of its call for an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to provide for the hiring of nontheistic chaplains in the U.S. military:
Religious Preference of Servicemembers and Chaplains Religious Preference % of all Servicemembers % of all Chaplains None [...]
This has got to be the most existentially perplexing link spam offer we’ve received at Irregular Times in some time:
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am emailing you regarding the formation of a partnership with my client.
My name is Catherine Byrne and I work for Linkforce Ltd based here in UK. I would like [...]
Yesterday’s mail brought Irregular Times quite a claim: Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is apparently a communist sympathizer! Jack Blackburn writes:
Senator Mitch McConnell is supposed to represent KY. USA in Congress for American Freedom, Idealism, and Capitalism! Does he really do this? He is marrried to the Daughter of a Chinese COMMUNIST Billionaire [...]
Samaroo Joel writes in to Irregular Times, hoping to set us straight on genocide in the Bible.
I was reading your article titled “secretes of the Bible”. You quoted two verses from the Bible to proof that God of the Bible promotes Genocide. But you ignored thousands of other verses which promotes to [...]
The safest way to predict a disaster is not to predict anything. Kirk Elliott of the Asset Preservation Institute demonstrates the technique in an e-mail blasted out to the world this week:
For many years we have been providing information regarding the destruction of America, the collapse of the currency and [...]
Bern enjoys singing in a Maryland barbershop quartet in his spare time. When he’s not putting on a straw hat, he sends out e-mails explaining why he opposes Barack Obama. In a word, it’s because Barack Obama is poopy. In a message this morning, Bern explained that he’d like me to put these images on [...]
Self-proclaimed religious psychic visionary Linda Newkirk has issued her latest prophecy in an e-mail blast:
“Massive Quake/Volcanic Destruction Imminent!”
Oh dear! But I’m not quite convinced it’s time to go out and buy a lava-repellent helmet. In December 2009 Linda Newkirk issued a prophecy that within just a few months, amid a wave of drug [...]
Having an email address that begins “jcook@…” means I get a lot of misdirected e-mail meant to be sent to Jerry Cook, Jane Cook, Joseph Cook, Junior Cook, J. Whitney Bowles Pierpont Morgan Vanderbilt Cook, and all the other JCooks out there in the world. There are a lot of them.
This morning I received [...]
Is this what Democracy looks like?
Here’s an e-mail Americans Elect Policy Director Brian Findlay sent me late last night after I followed AE rules and formally moved to reverse its decision to allow as few as 5 people to fully fund Americans Elect:
From: Brian Findlay Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2012 10:18 PM To: [...]
Reading automated e-mail blasts can be so much fun. Today Irregular Times receives this missive from “Whitney Reed”:
Do you accept guest posts for your site http://thatsmycongress.com/index.php/2009/10/30/christianity-but-not-confucius-for-theocracy-caucus-in-congress/? If so, I would be very interested in submitting an article for publish.
I own a Christian College website called http://www.christiancolleges.org. It’s a great resource [...]