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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.

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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

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

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by kathy: 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

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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

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

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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

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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

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Why Evolution Is True claims to have a 2005…Continue

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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

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Comment by Joseph P on May 31, 2012 at 8:04am

But you're on the other side of the Triangle ...

I have a couple of clients down in Sanford.  I'm familiar with it.  I think Franklin County is far worse.

Comment by Tammy S on May 31, 2012 at 7:48am

Haha Joseph, yeah that's me a sewer of the seeds of discord, you been talkin' to mah neighbors ain't ye?

Comment by Joseph P on May 31, 2012 at 7:37am

Oh, hey, you're local to this one too, Tammy.  ^.^  That explains the source.

Comment by Joseph P on May 31, 2012 at 7:35am

Yeah, I've been there, briefly.  It's a little nothing of a town.  There are worse parts of North Carolina, but Franklin County is about as bad as it gets, so close to a major city.

 

One long-time Franklinton resident, Clyde Waiden, was upset with the school board and says the board should have sought public input.

“I think each one of you should resign your position that we the voters put you in. If you're ashamed of God being represented in our schools then we don't need you to support us,” said Waiden.

 

I love how morons like this don't even realize that their elected officials are acting in their best interests.  A podunk, rural county like this can't afford a couple hundred thousand for a legal battle that they're guaranteed to lose.

Comment by Tammy S on May 31, 2012 at 6:19am

Franklinton residents outraged by decision to remove prayer from sc...

Some Franklinton residents are outraged after the Franklin County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to eliminate prayer in schools.

One wonders if the idiot in the cafe they interviewed for this 'news program' has ever heard of the Treaty of Tripoli.

Comment by David W on May 29, 2012 at 9:00am

Prayer works where medicine obviously fails. I wonder if they had stayed at home would the girl still be alive.

http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/29/health/faith-copelands-bacteria/index...

Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on May 23, 2012 at 11:58pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on May 12, 2012 at 4:40pm

Thanks for sharing that, Joan. I agree with you.

Comment by Gareth Mensah on May 12, 2012 at 4:26pm

The level of hatred one must have to pay for something like this. Even if you think that Zimmerman was right, the boy is dead, that's the lowest of the low, can't image what his parents must be going through.

Comment by Susan Stanko on May 12, 2012 at 11:33am

That is just wrong on so many levels.

 

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