Writing in the Los Angeles Times, Sarah Parvini and Nigel Duara are reporting shock, befuddlement and disbelief at the development that, “for some reason,” the state of Indiana is getting picked on, bullied, and discriminated against for passing a law allowing government-chartered corporations to discriminate against gay people. Parvini and Duara share passages like the […]
“Every word of God is flawless” — Proverbs 30:5
My word, it’s true.
In the Congressional Record over the last twenty years, here’s how many times the following phrases were uttered…
Remember to wear green today, not orange, and not any other color…
…because it’s Anti-Pagan Anti-Protestant Religious Warfare Day!
May the luck of the church with the most powerful armies be with you!
Kiss me! My pagan heritage was exterminated by the Catholic Church.
… with slow but steady change:
Source: Pew Global Attitudes Survey
So far this year, legislators in the following U.S. states have introduced bills using government power to promote prayer:
Arizona Illinois Iowa Kentucky Minnesota Nevada South Carolina Tennessee Texas Virginia West Virginia
According to U.S. Census data for 2013 (the most recent year for which data is available), these states have:
a lower share of […]
In Egypt, 22 year-old Sherif Gaber has been convicted for creating a page on Facebook discussing atheism. The student was arrested after his home was surrounded by four military vehicles, and has been sentenced to one year in prison. While awaiting trial, Gaber was subjected to torture, including electrocution.
Also in Eqypt, 23 year-old engineering […]
[A tip of the pen to DocDawg, whose blog post on the situation in North Carolina got me all riled up.]
Republican party officials love to proclaim that theirs is the “party of hard work”, that the GOP stands for the idea that Americans should stop whining, show up to work and get the job […]
If Barack Obama is secretly a Muslim, then George Clooney is secretly ten Muslims. […]
Look at the 26th chapter of the book of Job, and the one thing you won’t see is a description of Earth as it appears to astronauts in outer space. […]
When two “journalists” from the Washington Post asked Governor Scott Walker, commonly presumed to be planning a campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, if he thought that Barack Obama was a Christian, Walker responded. “I don’t know.”
Writers at publications such as the Huffington Post have made a big tizzy about the response, […]