Humanity can be so obstinate when it finds a cause to support. I deal with this stubborn natured characteristic all the time whenever I discuss politics, religion, or economics with the locals in my current home town. In particular, my next door neighbor Chuck epitomizes the title of this article in the very literal sense. Yes, this man has said to me… Continue
Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on June 16, 2015 at 4:30pm —
"I miss the good old days. You know, when things were simpler and more pure. Like Mayberry." Continue
This is probably one of the most absolutely ridiculous notions in America…
Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on April 2, 2015 at 7:00pm —
A lot of politicians and congressional members have been making the headlines in some of the worst ways lately. Headline making behavior like writing treasonous sounding letters of hate and rebellion against diplomatic talks directly to Iranian leadership. Making the phrase "climate change" an… Continue
Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on March 14, 2015 at 11:30pm —
Ferguson, MO. Continue
Okay, please don't roll your eyes and think "Here we ago again. Another blog about police brutality, police states in America, and racist bashing." I'm not going to be analyzing the events of Ferguson, per say. I am writing about a larger picture here. No speeches about how…
Added by Bluegrass Skeptic on August 22, 2014 at 9:47am —
While listening to the Ask An Atheist (One Nation Indivisible) podcast, I heard that the Vatican is coming down hard on American… Continue
Added by Godless Poutine on April 28, 2012 at 3:33pm —
Added by markystar on October 12, 2010 at 2:12am —
I don't know the ngenral opinion on the ground zero "mosque" here because I haven't been as active as I should be but I know at least 1 (thunderfoo at youtube) atheist has used the argument.
This is not
Saudi Arabia this is America! The A in USA doesn't mean Arabia, it means America!
What am I talking about? Among the pathetic arguments against the "mosque" (its a cultural center you ignoramuses) the bigoted idiots spout out is "they don't allow churches in… Continue
Added by Lone Wolf on August 30, 2010 at 4:46pm —
Added by Don Worden on June 14, 2010 at 8:00pm —
Don't know how many of you read the Friendly Atheist
but a lovely piece about atheists as members of an "outsider" religious group was posted by Mike Clawson
and I figured it couldn't hurt to post it other places so people could read it.…
Added by Rikka on February 26, 2010 at 12:00am —
|Just read a passionate post by Hemant Mehta on Friendly atheist about the dismissed “In God We Trust” Lawsuit in which he makes three significant points.
- "I’m no lawyer… but how is that phrase not an endorsement of religion over non-religion? (Not only that, you know the phrase refers to the Christian…
Added by Crispy Sea on November 9, 2009 at 6:21pm —
Vermont Legislature Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal
MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Legislature on Tuesday overrode Gov. Jim Douglas’s veto of a bill allowing gay couples to marry, mustering one more vote than needed to preserve the measure.
The step makes Vermont the first state to allow same-sex marriage through legislative action instead of a court ruling. The law goes into effect… Continue
Added by cj the cynic on April 7, 2009 at 2:55pm —
Iowa Supreme Court legalizes gay marriage
DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa's Supreme Court legalized gay marriage Friday in a unanimous and emphatic decision that makes Iowa the third state — and first in the nation's heartland — to allow same-sex couples to wed.
Iowa joins only Massachusetts and Connecticut in permitting same-sex marriage. For six months last year, California's… Continue
Added by cj the cynic on April 3, 2009 at 6:14pm —
The Times of Harvey Milk
is one of my favorite documentaries. It details the life of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to be elected to a major US office. Milk was a gay rights activist, a populist politician, and a great person. Even learning about him today, I can tell that he was a kind, generous man with a passion for inspiring his fellow humans. He called himself the "Mayor of Castro Street", and he was without a doubt the first person to give a voice to the many oppressed gays… Continue
Added by cj the cynic on April 2, 2009 at 7:41pm —
Taken from my blog
I hear the phrase “secular society” thrown around a lot. Usually the people I hear using it are saying it with a tone of disgust in their voice, as if the secular society was keeping their religion from breathing easy, free from scrutiny or any kind of restraints.
So what exactly is a secular society? Well when I asked google to define it, all it did… Continue
Added by Dustin Sanders on February 24, 2009 at 2:44am —
I write..compulsively... and i know this is already on my profile.. but sometimes i do like to re-post things for emphasis... (that and i'm a super dork and i like reading my own words...really thats all it is.. i
anything i post on my blog- unless otherwise stated is my written work and property of me;) if you want to use something i've written that's cool.. just let me know and give me props ok?
"While Freedom Passes By"
Purple mountains… Continue
Added by Shiny Rage on February 5, 2009 at 2:51pm —
As we all go stand in lines before work, grumbling but happy, sipping our coffee as we anticipate watching the returns tonight, I cannot help but think just how revolutionary this notion of government for the people, of the people and by the people is. Specifically, I cannot think of a better way to thwart religion's...specifically christianity's...desire for control.
Our founders get credited with a lot that they were not. They were not all god fearing men. They did not found our… Continue
Added by Larry Huffman on November 4, 2008 at 12:30pm —
America was not founded as a christian nation. I've gathered some quotes on my regular blog
from several of the Founding Fathers to help fellow Americans refute that false argument.
Selected quotes are from:
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) played a major role in the American Revolution. Atheist.
John Adams (1735-1826) The second President of the United States.
Thomas Jefferson… Continue
Added by Neece on August 2, 2008 at 10:55am —