Monthly Archives: August 2013

This Man Makes Laws, Part 312

Senator Jason Rapert has publicly admitted that he is violating the Establishment Clause of the Constitution as well as his oath of office by not representing his constituents, but rather what he believes in his mind to be the will … Continue reading

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A Clerical Error, Huh …

Earlier this week, American Atheists president and New Jersey resident Dan Silverman applied for a custom license plate that read “ATHE1ST” … since the version with the “I” was already taken.  His application was rejected by the DMV on the … Continue reading

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Well, That’s a Relief

The North Carolina state legislature just struck a blow against the creeping, faceless specter of Islamic Sharia law this past Sunday by passing a law preventing judges from considering it when deciding cases involving family law. Because we apparently needed … Continue reading

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Atheist Crusader Murdered in India

India’s answer to James Randi, Penn & Teller, and the Mythbusters was murdered this past Tuesday. He was a fervent crusader against both New Age and millennia-old bullshit of all types, from yogi mystics claiming miracles and fraudulent snake oil … Continue reading

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It’s Not As If You Didn’t Know.

The latest sordid tale of service refusal for reasons of sexuality comes to you from the great state of Utah, where the sky is clear, the canyons are red, and the Mormon chicks who work the front desk of the … Continue reading

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Christian is the New Black

Yep.  Someone actually said this.  Of course, the “someone” in this case is Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association, so I wouldn’t be too surprised.  You may remember his name from such frantic, incoherent tirades like the one suggesting … Continue reading

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Worst Case: Chocolates.

Brought to you by Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.  Dammit, now there’s something in my eye …

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