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Hey guys.

I probably shouldn't put this off anymore, so I'm just going to jump on it and improvise. I'm pretty sure the show is over. It was a ton of fun doing it, but with work and my son and my wife in school I simply don't have time to do it anymore.

Other folks have offered to take over but I don't really feel comfortable with that. Quit while you're ahead, sez I.

Anyhow, I payed for another year of hosting, so the archive of podcasts will be available for at least that long.

I really enjoyed podcasting, so I might do something again in the future. I'll keep you posted.

Thanks guys and gals! It was AMAZING.



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Terrorist attack in Sweden, multiple deaths reported.

Started by Lauren Ell. Last reply by Lauren Ell Apr 9. 2 Replies

Hijacked truck plowed into people on one of…Continue

Tags: Islam, Stockholm, Terrorism, Sweden

Christian Jihad Poised

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by tom sarbeck Mar 4. 3 Replies

While Trump has flip-flopped on a variety of issues, Pence has been a reliable stalwart throughout his public life in the cause of Christian jihad.…Continue

Tags: US theocracy, government overthrow, Christian supremacist movement

Churches descend into politics

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 18, 2016. 0 Replies

Simon Brown posted this, as he left five years with Americans United for the Separation of Church and State.…, I am especially saddened on a personal level by Trump’s…Continue

Tags: Johnson Amendment repeal

Humanist Marriage "Demonic?" - Angry Christian Rails Against Humanism — This Atheist’s Polite Response Is Perfect

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by k.h. ky Oct 26, 2016. 18 Replies

British TV Show The Big Questions showed Discuss Jesus founder Taiwo Adewuyi holding forth hilariously on how "humanist marriage," legal in Scotland but not in England, is demonic. He gets his…Continue

FABULOUS Article in US News!

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Joseph P Jan 9, 2016. 21 Replies

Good Without God in 2016 Media should…Continue

A straight up truth from Pope Frankie's mouth!

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Gerald Payne Dec 3, 2015. 12 Replies

Pope says fundamentalism is 'disease of all religions'Aboard the papal plane (AFP) - Pope Francis said fundamentalism is "a disease of all religions", including the Roman Catholic Church, as he…Continue

Tags: Fundamentalism, Catholic, Vatican

Valerie Tarico Interviews Chris Johnson, Creator of Atheist-Themed Book and Documentary Film, A Better Life

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Aug 31, 2015. 25 Replies

I hadn't run across the name Chris Johnson before reading this article from Alternet/Salon, but Johnson published A Better Life last year, a coffee table book in which he details the lives of various…Continue

Tags: morality, atheism

This Church Service In Tennessee Includes Everything But God

Started by Joe. Last reply by Joseph P Jul 4, 2015. 8 Replies

There is, however, one rather fundamental missing ingredient that sets this congregation apart from the hundreds of others turning out to worship this Sunday morning in Nashville: this is a church…Continue

Atheists Become More Visible and Vocal in Zambia

Started by Daniel W Jul 3, 2015. 0 Replies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging  Technologies. is a very religious nation... officially declared a…Continue

Tags: skepticism in Africa

Norway Accuses Catholic Church of Fraud.

Started by Daniel W. Last reply by Daniel W Jul 2, 2015. 11 Replies

We all know the Catholic Church is a fraud everywhere, and in many ways.  It's nice to see they were caught with their financial pants down, instead of the other kind.…Continue

Tags: Catholic Fraud

Brother Kills Brother Over Ramadan Fasting

Started by Pat. Last reply by Joseph P Jun 26, 2015. 9 Replies

Well, the religion of peace has shone its amity and kindness yet once…Continue

Warren city Atheist sues to set up alternative to prayer station at city hall

Started by Joe. Last reply by Loren Miller Jun 16, 2015. 6 Replies

A Warren atheist filed a federal lawsuit today saying his free speech rights were violated when Warren Mayor Jim Fouts turned down his request to place what he called a “reason station” inside city…Continue

Previously Unpublished Interview with The Hitch

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Ian Mason Feb 13, 2015. 1 Reply

Why Evolution Is True claims to have a 2005…Continue

Tags: Hitchens, Christopher

Lawsuit: State trooper preached about Jesus during traffic stop (

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Oct 12, 2014. 51 Replies

I am just going to get out of the way of this one ... though when I saw the headline on…Continue

Tags: police, Indiana, proselytize

S.E. Cupp: I’m a ‘Better’ Atheist than Bill Maher

Started by Joe. Last reply by Regina Goodwin Oct 12, 2014. 45 Replies

In a new online video for Crossfire the pundit makes the claim that conservative atheists are actually “better” than liberal ones,…Continue

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Comment by Dion on May 31, 2010 at 11:30am
Thanks Bill S. I'll look for that discussion. You're right Joe. He was way too nice to her. He should have torn her a new one. The claims that she is making have no factual base.
Comment by Joe Tomberlin on May 30, 2010 at 11:20am
Bill Maher played much to nice with Cupp. Earlier that week she was on with Cenk Yuger on The Young Turks and per his usual style, he wasn't buying what she was selling.
Comment by Dion on May 29, 2010 at 6:31pm
Has anyone heard of this so called atheist columnist S.E. Cupp? I saw her on Real Time with Bill Maher, episode 184. I went to her website and followed the link to her articles. IS THIS CHICK SERIOUS????? She's been on quite a few shows pushing her book and discussing topics. The fact that an "atheist" such as herself can go mainstream makes me worry about how the rest of America will view the atheist community.
Comment by Tommy on May 28, 2010 at 9:09am
If I had nothing to do with anything religious, I would have no family left. It really has taken me a while to train them. Yesterday my sister started into one of her religious rants and just "hey atheist here. Could give a crap less." After that we moved back to normal discussion. Strange but I always thought of her as the smart one when we were growing up. Oh well.
Comment by TNT666 on May 28, 2010 at 8:38am
@Rob: Cognitive dissonance, the story of my life that!
Comment by Rob N on May 27, 2010 at 4:19am
@TNT, no way, I'm so disappointed; he's a JW and a conspiracy theorist! That's gonna take some serious cognitive dissonance to carry on enjoying his music
Comment by Susan Stanko on May 26, 2010 at 9:42pm
Well, he always was a little weird.
Comment by TNT666 on May 26, 2010 at 9:37pm
Aw dang, I never knew Prince was a witness, we have celebrtity atheist lists, do we also have celebrity religion lists?

Prince: I am a Jehovah's Witness
Comment by TNT666 on May 21, 2010 at 4:35am
Nice choice of words Amy. Interesting
Comment by Nikki Chaffin on May 18, 2010 at 9:01pm
Yes Rob, typical JW. They're the most lost of them all I think. Probably because there is no leniency, there's a constant indoctrination process going on not to succumb to the evil's of "worldly" people. There's so many hours a week spent in meetings and such, they can't associate with anyone outside of their religion unless they're in service. The blood thing is a big deal and one they don't deviate from. It's sad, no more sad I suppose than what goes on in other extreme reliigions. I think what makes JW's different, scarier, is that if you are a person who believes god exists and that the bible is the word of god, then it's much easier to succumb to the rest that follows with them, because the bible is taken so literally, piece by piece. If you know better though, you're safe, even though they're very trained in all the talking points for the door to door service. So glad I'm not on that side anymore.
And yes I fully agree with your comments of earthquakes and suffering. I pondered it a lot a few years ago, how people can claim that Oh god has a plan or whatever nonsense, when one person survives or many die. I don't think had I not gone through such an intense ordeal of suffering would I have ever arrived where I'm at now. It's the only good thing that came out of it.

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