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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.

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FABULOUS Article in US News!

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Joseph P Jan 9. 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 Wachenheim Jul 3, 2015. 0 Replies

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

Tags: skepticism in Africa

Former Megachurch Pastor Convicted of Molesting his Sisters.

Started by Daniel Wachenheim. Last reply by Plinius Jul 3, 2015. 5 Replies

Christianity Today."megachurch pastor Geronimo…Continue

Tags: Pastor Convicted

Norway Accuses Catholic Church of Fraud.

Started by Daniel Wachenheim. Last reply by Daniel Wachenheim 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

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

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Grinning Cat Feb 9, 2015. 7 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

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

Anti-Islam ads coming to NYC buses, subways (CBS News)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Pat Sep 20, 2014. 1 Reply

NEW YORK -- Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on a hundred New York City buses and at two subway entrances next week.The six ads include an image of American journalist James Foley, just before…Continue

Tags: islam, ads, American Freedom Defense Initiative, Islamophobia

Pennsylvania teen faces two years in jail for Facebook photo of "desecration"

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Idaho Spud Sep 13, 2014. 21 Replies

A 14-year-old in Everett, Pennsyltucky Pennsylvania has been charged with…Continue

Tags: trespassing, photos, stupidity, 'right' not to be offended, Facebook

Judges rule that Ground Zero Cross can stay at 9/11 museum

Started by Joe. Last reply by Luara Aug 3, 2014. 4 Replies

In 2011, the American Atheists – a group dedicated to fight to “protect the absolute separation of religion from government and raise the profile of atheism in the public discourse” - sued to keep…Continue

Atheist TV Officially Launches; David Silverman Criticizes History Channel for Presenting Bible as History

Started by Joe. Last reply by Pat Aug 1, 2014. 5 Replies

The world's first ever all-atheist TV channel officially launched Tuesday, with American Atheist president David Silverman declaring it is geared toward all atheists, everywhere.…Continue

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Comment by Aiden on June 4, 2010 at 7:04pm
Regardless of his "head of state" status, diplomatic immunity does not protect one from charges of crimes against humanity, which is what the British initiative is currently trying to hit Ratzinger with.
Comment by James M. Martin on June 4, 2010 at 5:06pm
The major media downplay Vatican scandals such as the pedophilic priests, as witness the bland reporting in the new "Time." Why? There are an awful lot of Catholics in the U.S. Don't forget that the majority of the Supreme Court is Catholic. Citizens United for Separation of Church and State has done a fine job of pointing out that the Vatican has a half-nelson on us in this country since our dumbass government acknowledged its statehood many years ago. This allows that chinless halfwit Nazi Poop to say he enjoys diplomatic immunity and does not have to respond in writing, much less allow depositions in suits attempting to hold Rome liable for lawsuits filed by little boys who succumbed to Jebus juice and allowed clerics to play nicknacks on their knees.

Can you imagine subpoenaing Obama to testify in a similar suit? Which of course begs more questions. When the Poop covered up for earlier pedophile priests, he was head of the modern equivalent to the Inquisition and thus cannot claim head of state status. If the Vatican is involved, they've covered their tracks.

Besides, Obama is not a Poop.
Comment by Dion on June 1, 2010 at 12:06am
According to her site she has a couple of appearances scheduled on FOX News next week. I would really like to see her sit down with a well schooled atheist. Like a Matt Dillahunty.
Comment by mrs kelligurl on May 31, 2010 at 9:55pm
I just had to google S.E. Cupp, since apparently living under my rock I had never heard of her. Wow--I'm in disbelief that she is really an atheist! Is it just possible that she is pretending (or paid) to profess atheism in the name of selling product--then converting to her 'new-found' religion???? There must be more to the story, or I hope I continue to not hear about her representing atheists in the media! geeshhhh...what a ditz!
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

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