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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.

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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 W Jul 3, 2015. 0 Replies

Institute for Ethics and Emerging  Technologies. ieet.org...Zambia 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

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 (Indystar.com)

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 Joan Denoo on February 1, 2013 at 7:52pm

Thanks sk8eycat Loren Miller, and Pat. I agree with each of you. Am reposting. 

Comment by Pat on February 1, 2013 at 6:58pm

Good point, Loren. The worthless bastards should be in a maximum security prison, along with Jerry Sandusky. Quite frankly, so should Rat Boy Benedict, the current pontiff, and Cardinal Law from Boston, for their obstruction of justice. And if there was a semblance of justice, and they were in the joint, I'd be the first to send the "soap on a rope," with the rope cut.

Comment by Loren Miller on February 1, 2013 at 6:37pm

The problem, though, sk8ey, is that the SOB should be UNDER ARREST!!!

And the hell of it is, any one of those priests who molested children or their superiors, who shuffled them around different parishes and hid them from the prying eyes of civil authorities ... ALL of them should be rotting in JAIL ... and I want to know why they aren't!

Comment by sk8eycat on February 1, 2013 at 6:23pm

LA (retired) Cardinal Phoney Mahony relieved of public duties.

Finally!  (I didn't know the lying SOB had retired)
 
Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 24, 2013 at 9:13am

heads up:

Central Florida Freethought Community

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

If you are interested in volunteering to distribute freethought literature in Orange County Public Schools in response to the distribution of Bibles on Wednesday, January 16, we can really use your help.

Email: CFLFreethought@gmail.com

You'll be added to our roster and sent instructions for registering as an official school volunteer. No dates or times have been set, but you will only have to set up and remove the table and materials since no communication with students is allowed.

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 24, 2013 at 8:09am

Brilliant (longish) but great to fwd around:
http://youtu.be/Oju_lpqa6Ug

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 22, 2013 at 8:04pm

For all we know orgs gang up haters and get 'mass flaggings' and the botside of the goog corp just 86's you from .. at command of the 'owner' of 'atheism or blah blah.. aaaanyhew! enjoy

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 22, 2013 at 8:03pm

last thing i remember was chattn in thread w/irish guy and i was out.. i never cursed.. megh.. 'atheism for dummies' comm. it was.. 

before that 'atheism' comm. there's 12k people on there!? ha. others complain about the totalitarian 'owners' of the comms. on googplus.. win some lose some 'labels' on there. hey this is great!::::
http://youtu.be/Oju_lpqa6Ug

Comment by Joseph P on January 19, 2013 at 8:03am

Hmm?  How did you get kicked off of those?

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on January 19, 2013 at 7:47am

I got kicked off 'atheism' and 'atheism for dummies' @ googplus.. so i startred this:

 

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