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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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'No promo homo' laws affect millions of students across U.S. (NBC News)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Feb 10. 6 Replies

Annabeth Mellon said the sexual education lessons she received at her rural Alabama middle school were inadequate at best. “They separated men and women in two different rooms,” she told NBC News.…Continue

Tags: alternative, homosexuality, Alabama, LGBTQ, education

Thousands of teens will undergo 'conversion therapy' in near future, study estimates (NBC News)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Compelledunbeliever Jan 28. 7 Replies

Tens of thousands of LGBTQ youth currently between the ages of 13 and 17 will undergo gay "conversion therapy" from a licensed health care professional, religious adviser or spiritual leader before…Continue

Tags: conversion therapy

Poland moves to end Sunday shopping

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Nov 29, 2017. 1 Reply

Religion-specific blue laws aren't just a relic of the past, unfortunately. Catholic Herald …Continue

Tags: church and state, Sunday shopping, blue laws

Churches descend into politics

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck Nov 28, 2017. 3 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

Terrorist attack in Sweden, multiple deaths reported.

Started by Lauren Ell. Last reply by Lauren Ell Apr 9, 2017. 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, 2017. 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

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

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

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Comment by TNT666 on October 10, 2010 at 8:11pm
@david could you please put some meat with your links "this just in" and "tip100921" does not constitute much of an incentive to click a link... just an idea... :)

Personally, in the sense of protecting my computer from spam, I like to have at least an inkling of the content before I click on something. And this being a news forum, the comment should include some news... to a degree... :)
Comment by david perry on October 10, 2010 at 8:08pm
This link might prove helpful.
Comment by Joseph P on October 9, 2010 at 3:35pm
Heh, wow. That's almost as bad as the Supply-Side Jesus.
Comment by david perry on October 8, 2010 at 9:13pm
Comment by Tommy on October 8, 2010 at 8:44pm
Seems like they would get more people if they built the strip club in the mosque!
Comment by david perry on October 8, 2010 at 8:41pm
Comment by TNT666 on October 5, 2010 at 10:17pm
Comment by dr kellie on September 28, 2010 at 9:23am
Comment by Robert Tobin on September 25, 2010 at 11:49pm
Pontifical High Mass

This is the one Herr Papst Ratslinger said at Westminister Cathedral in London. I downloaded it and burned it to DVD, all 2 hrs, 45 minutes of it. I watched it last night (Saturday).The only good part for me was the music. I went to Mass there in 1968 and went up to the organ after Mass. Of course there was no way they would let me play it. I got much better hospitality from the Church of England.

Westminister Cathedral has the name "The Most Precious Blood". I suppose that was the blood from the Blessed Bleeding Nose of Jesus of which someone has in a vial somewhere.

Ratslinger looked as though he was bored stiff right throughout the Mass. There was a delay. It seems some people had gone to a Domino's Pizza for some pizza base. When they got back they had to go up and present it to Ratslinger who blessed it.

Although the Mass was the Ordo Novus Missae, half was in English and the Offertory and Canon were in Latin. I don't think Ratslinger would get far with Simon Cowl. His singing - he should not give up his day-job.

Then he picked up what looked like a huge all-day sucker. It is the biggest Holy Gobstopper I have seen, plenty big enough to stuff Jesus in it. Then he fumigated it. (it was not in Dehli). He broke it into two, half for himself. He must have been hungry because he stuffed all of one half into his gob. He probably had said under his breath: "Jesus bloody Christ, I could eat a horse. Sorry jesus, you will have to do".

Then after the Mass he exited the West Door to greet the crowd. There was always a man in a plain dark suit close by watching the crowd and talking into his hand. There was many Roman Catholic Youths there. Oh boy, the Grin on Ratslinger's face. I was screaming out: "Careful of that Dirty Old Paedophile Pope".

Last night I has a dream, I was a photographer at some Roman Catholic Function. A priest kissed me! Shit, did I get out of there quick.
Comment by Zero_6ix on September 21, 2010 at 2:56pm about that don't ask don't tell? Or the pay raises for the military? Second class citizens, I tell ya.

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