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Proverbs 30:5 is Flawless Flawless Flawless

“Every word of God is flawless” — Proverbs 30:5

My word, it’s true.

Culture Waves in Congress, 1995-2014

In the Congressional Record over the last twenty years, here’s how many times the following phrases were uttered…

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Happy Anti-Pagan Anti-Protestant Religious Warfare Day!

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.

[…]

Pew Asks: How Important is Religion in Your Life? The U.S. Responds…

… with slow but steady change:

Source: Pew Global Attitudes Survey

Prayer Hasn’t Worked so well for States Legislatively Obsessed with Prayer

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 […]

Atheists Under Assault

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 […]

Republicans in Virginia, North Carolina and Texas say Religion means you don’t have to Do Your Job

[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 […]

Secret Muslims In Our Midst! The Shahadah Finger Reveals Conspiracy!

If Barack Obama is secretly a Muslim, then George Clooney is secretly ten Muslims. […]

Did The Book Of Job Accurately Describe Planet Earth’s Astronomical Nature?

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. […]

Scott Walker Is Right About This, And The Washington Post Was Wrong

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, […]

The Real Origin Of Valentine’s Day

Whatever the twists and turns in the threads of historical connection between then and now, it’s clear that the association of February 14 with love and sex predates anyone carrying the name of Valentine. […]