Category Archives: Religion and Public Life

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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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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Nowhere to Go

Today’s post is going to be a little short because we spent a big portion of yesterday evening at a great restaurant run by chef Vitaly Paley.  Check out his menu for a sample of the kind of cuisine he … 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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This Means You Have to Start Selling Samoas.

After callously striking any mention of God from the Air Cadet Association back in January, the United Kingdom took one step further down the road to perdition when the British Scouting Association joined in the fun by providing an “alternate” … Continue reading

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Mature Christian Identity?

Accomplished Fighter Amanda Leve Not Allowed On School Wrestling Team Because She Is A Girl Amanda Leve is a 16-year old junior at Archbishop Ryan High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Sensing an opportunity to increase her chances of getting a … Continue reading

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