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How does the Prahlad Jani Breatharian Story Persist without Evidence?

The answer is repetition, and that says something about reliance on what we all “know” to be true.

More than three years ago, a man named Prahlad Jani who claimed to have lived for 70 years without food or water became the center of a media spectacle when Dr. Sudhir Shah called a press conference [...]

Is The Day Of Reason Declaration Reasonable?

The Secular Coalition is bragging about its success in convincing Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee to sign this year’s Day Of Reason Declaration.

Something about the idea of a Declaration of a Day of Reason, however, strikes me as not very well-reasoned.

For one thing, the declaration states that we need more reason because, “the [...]

Weak Minded Americans Abandon Freedom On A Hair Trigger

If we Americans can’t bring our addiction to the thrill of terror under control, our liberty may well die at our own hands, as we slouch into a collective identity of paranoid delusion. [...]

Steve King Babbles Against Non-Christian And Non-English Speakers

Steve King may be able to do a little historical name-dropping, but the ability to merely name an Age of Reason or an Age of Enlightenment is not identical to the ability to be reasonable or enlightened. [...]

Sarah Palin Finally Explains Her Absolutely Bonkers Reason for Quitting as Governor of Alaska

In her farewell speech on Sunday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin finally explained to the world why she resigned:

We are here today at a “changing of the guard.” Now, knowing how much I love this state – some still choose not to hear why I made the decision to chart a new course to [...]

Obama-Biden 08 Spelled Backwards is 80 Amabo-Nedib…

… and that sounds like a whole lotta them Ayrabs to me.

Can you come up with a stupider reason not to vote for Barack Obama and Joseph Biden on November 4, 2008?