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Red Warty Thing, sold out at 99 cents per pound

Seen at Beth’s Farm Market in Warren, Maine.

Whatever red warty things there may have been at Beth’s Farm Market, they are no longer there. Apparently, red warty things are very popular these days. I shall have to inform my uncle.

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A Space for Equal Protection Under Law at the Inaugural Parade

Just before the new year, VJack issued a call for gays, lesbians and atheists to find common cause and to…

suggest that an alliance between the atheist and GLBT communities might be worthy of serious consideration. We have a great deal in common. We also share a common “enemy” in Christian extremists, a group determined [...]

Paging Blaise Pascal… Rick Warren Makes a Foolish Bet on Baby Jesus

Christmas Day is a fitting time to note that Rick Warren isn’t just a religious, sexual and gender bigot; he’s also got a bad gambling habit. I’m talking about Pascal’s Wager, which Warren invokes as his closing argument against atheism in Newsweek. This is why Rick Warren says he is a Christian:

We’re both betting. [...]

The Difference between an Intolerant and a Liberal Position on the Rick Warren Kerfuffle

Intolerant position: Rick Warren does not have the right to speak at the Inauguration of Barack Obama, and his name must be withdrawn. Fie! Withdraw in shame, Rick Warren! Go live in a hole!

Liberal position: Rick Warren has the right to say whatever he wants, and if Barack Obama wants to invite him to [...]

Sharing Fundamentalism: A Purpose-Driven Assassination

What kind of moral values does this Inaugural Pastor Rick Warren invoke when he’s not invocating? December 4, 2008:

Sean Hannity: Ahmadinejad denies the Holocaust, wants to wipe Israel off the map, is seeking nuclear weapons.

Rick Warren: Yes.

Sean Hannity: I think we need to take him out.

Rick Warren: Yes.

Sean Hannity: Am [...]

Barack Obama Defends Bringing David Duke to Speak at Inauguration

At a news conference yesterday, Barack Obama defended his decision to bring White Supremacist David Duke to invoke his presidency at the Inauguration. David Duke opposed the election of this Black man as president because “Obama is not a person who would defend the rights and heritage of the European-American people.” Regardless, Barack Obama reasserted [...]