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Vermont Gay Marriages Begin and the Weather’s Fine

Fundamentalist Christian leaders like John Hagee, Pat Robertson, Stephen Bennett and John Piper have spent years insisting that their God sends tornadoes and hurricanes as divine judgment against gay pride parades, churches that respect gays and lesbians, and governments that let same-sex couples get married.

The contention doesn’t bear up well under empirical scrutiny: […]

Vermont Gay Marriages Begin and the Weather's Fine

Fundamentalist Christian leaders like John Hagee, Pat Robertson, Stephen Bennett and John Piper have spent years insisting that their God sends tornadoes and hurricanes as divine judgment against gay pride parades, churches that respect gays and lesbians, and governments that let same-sex couples get married.

The contention doesn’t bear up well under empirical scrutiny: the […]

Sarah Palin Says America’s Wars Are A Task For God

Sarah Palin believes that prophecies discovered by teenagers in her church in a village of a few thousand people are the divine source of America’s foreign policy and the force guiding the wars fought by the American military. […]

Sarah Palin Says America's Wars Are A Task For God

Sarah Palin believes that prophecies discovered by teenagers in her church in a village of a few thousand people are the divine source of America’s foreign policy and the force guiding the wars fought by the American military. […]

Very First DNC Speaker Claims God Working for the Democrats

You know, the speeches given at the 2008 Democratic National Convention are not casual affairs. They’re not idiosyncratic expressions of individual notions. They’re read, re-read and carefully vetted by committees of Democratic Party bureaucrats to ensure that the ideas expressed in them are consistent with the message and tone the DNC wants to convey. So […]

Convention Helps “People of God” And Screws The Rest Of Us

The Democratic National Convention prayer last night shouted, “May the work of this convention provide hope for all people of God in the nation.” Hope for the people of God? What about the rest of us? What about the millions of Americans who are not “people of God”? […]

God’s Divine Plan for Transportation and Pharmaceuticals

This afternoon, I went to the airport 2 hours early to make time for security checks, sat on the airplane for 30 minutes before takeoff, flew for an hour and a half, and waited for another half hour for my baggage before driving 45 minutes to get to my final destination.

Total travel time: 5 […]