Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sunday Morning Mash-Up

FIRST, the atheist monument scheduled to go in front of the Bradford County Courthouse in Florida was unveiled yesterday to an audience of about 250 people. About 250 people showed up to the bench’s unveiling and to watch speakers such … Continue reading

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Then Let Them Be Offended.

‘God’s law’ cited as reason for silencing gay Pa. rep on DOMA Openly gay Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, was blocked from talking about the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday on the floor of the … Continue reading

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And Right in Our Neighborhood!

Three Planets in Habitable Zone of Nearby Star Gliese 667 C is the third and dimmest of a triple star system only 22 light years from Earth.  Initial observations had detected three planets in orbit around it, with one in … Continue reading

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Conservative Pantaloon Status: Bunched.

As the entire planet has already been made thoroughly aware yesterday, the US Supreme Court has ruled on a 5-4 vote that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional.  Basically this translates to a federal recognition of same sex marriage, … Continue reading

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Refrigerate Before Shooting

Pork-Laced Bullets Designed To Send Muslims Straight ‘To Hell’ So apparently there’s a bunch of gun … “enthusiasts” … somewhere in Idaho who are both so unspeakably paranoid that they will be personally attacked by gun-waving terrorists in their own … Continue reading

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Bearing Fabulous Witness

So this is pretty cool … Kimberly Kidwell and Katie Short got married on the front lawn of the Equality House on Saturday, about 50 feet from the grounds of the ever popular Westboro Baptist Church, home of the largest … Continue reading

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Joe Klein’s Pointless Swipe at Atheists

This is the second time this week I’m taking my material from the website of Hemant Mehta, the “Friendly Atheist”.  As far as I am aware, he’s the first to point it out, so I’m using him as my source.  … Continue reading

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