All Blog Posts Tagged 'washington' (4)

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Review: Action + Action + Action + Action + Action

When a subway car is taken hostage, it’s left to the dispatcher to save the passengers from the gunmen. Packed with action and sprinkled with emotion, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, based on a book of the same name by John Godey, is a satisfying action-packed escape.

Walter Garber (Denzel Washington) is directing motormen through the tunnels of the New York Subway when armed men take control of a train. Ryder (John Travolta), the leader of… Continue

Added by LaRae Meadows on June 11, 2009 at 11:20pm — 2 Comments

Bishop Accidently Acknowledges Church and State Separation at Anti-Gay Marriage Rally

Lone Bigot Marian Barry

“There is a difference between civil rights and sacred rights.” – Bishop Harry Jackson

Washington D.C. City Council voted to recognize the same-sex marriages performed in other states. Twelve council members voted to ensure equality for all of their citizens and one voted in favor of letting his religious beliefs trump his duty to all of his constituents.

The lone dogmatist on the city council was… Continue

Added by LaRae Meadows on May 6, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Discovering the secularist cause: New post at

Here's my latest at, under my new title, "DC Secularism Examiner." It's a brief history of what brought me to writing about atheist activism.

A taste:

As I put my career in professional theatre temporarily aside (populated by a generally liberal and socially tolerant demographic) and toward politics, I came to realize that while my own…

Added by Paul Fidalgo on February 27, 2009 at 2:58pm — 6 Comments

My new atheist column at!

I haven't checked back at the nexus in a while, and partly this is because I have been busy working on my new column at where I am the "DC Political Atheist Examiner."

If you haven't been by, I'd love for everybody to check it out.

Here are some recent highlights:

  • In…

Added by Paul Fidalgo on February 25, 2009 at 10:28pm — No Comments

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