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I don't know about you, but the last 24+ hours were VERY uncomfortable for me. Why? Because something I value a LOT, being Atheist Nexus and the people I care about on A|N were temporarily unavailable to me. No, we're not Facebook; I don't think…Continue
There's no getting around it, Atheist Pig is fast becoming my fave secular comic, and as evidence, I refer you to the following. Jesus and Mo had better watch their respective asses, 'cuz they got a porker coming up on the outside, and I'm pretty…Continue
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