Category Archives: Profiles in Fundamentalism

This Was His Life!

*YAWN*  Did I miss anything?  What could have happened to make me crawl out from under the rock I got stuck under?  Federal abolishment of same sex marriage bans?  No.  Countless businesses refusing service to the LGBT community based on … Continue reading

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Have You Even Consulted an Attorney?

A couple of weeks ago, a story broke on Fox “News” about the US Army’s recent decision to include the American Family Association – described as a “well-respected Christian ministry” that “advocates for traditional family values” by the folks over … Continue reading

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Hey, They Only Give God 10%, So …

Earlier this week, a 20-year old openly gay waiter at Carrabba’s Italian Grill in Overland Park, Kansas was stiffed on a tip because the customers were conservative Christians.  Instead of leaving any money, they decided to write him a note … Continue reading

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Care Packages of the Damned

The Upstate Atheists of Spartanburg, South Carolina have a lot of experience doing volunteer work with people across the religious spectrum, including Habitat for Humanity and the March of Dimes.  Their philosophy is that volunteering together can not only help … Continue reading

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One More Success for Real Science

(Sorry Deb, I’m picking on Texas again!)  Back a couple of months ago, the Texas State Board of Education met to determine the contents of the next generation of science textbooks.  The importance of this being that whatever they decide … Continue reading

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Hate is a Universal Language

I’m sure Deborah will appreciate my picking on another state for a little while.  Today, we head down south to Alabama – the heart of the Bible Belt – where Daphne High School recently found themselves without a language program … Continue reading

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There’s Crazy, Then There’s Cruz.

If it’s one person the nation can thank for shutting down the government, it’s Senator Ted Cruz of Texas.  His far-right wing politics, pathological obsession with the Affordable Care Act, and his complete unwillingness to compromise has lost him a … Continue reading

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