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UK Now a Secular Majority, Christian Minority Nation

A nod of the nose to Secular News Daily for tipping me off to the results of the 2009 British Social Attitudes survey, just released this month.

Back in 1985, 63% of respondents to the BSA identified themselves as Christian, with 32% indicating that they subscribed to no religion at all and 5% saying that […]

Victim of Incest? Sarah Palin says Tough Luck, Kid

Let’s say you’re a twelve year old kid who’s been raped and impregnated by your uncle or your grandfather or your father. Should you have to bring the resulting fetus to term and become a 12-to-13-year-old mother? Or should you have the legal right to choose to abort the fetus, which at 9 weeks weighs […]

Eagle Forum Takes Palin Questionnaire Down. Here's a Mirror.

Golly gee whizzikers. Sarah Palin’s kooky responses to the 2006 Eagle Forum Questionnaire were so embarrassing that the conservative web site finally took the page down from its site. I have to admit, if I were a conservative and I read that Sarah Palin thinks the Founding Fathers put “Under God” in the Pledge of […]

Sarah Palin Displays Lazy Ignorance Yet Again: Palin Thinks the Founding Fathers Wrote the Pledge

I want to thank J. Clifford for pointing me to Sarah Palin’s responses to the 2006 Eagle Forum Questionnaire. My eyebrows hit the high mark when I read this passage:

Question: Are you offended by the phrase “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance? Why or why not?

Sarah Palin: Not on your life. If […]