Christianity

A quote by Garrison Keillor

The party of Lincoln and Liberty was transmogrified into the party of hairy-backed swamp developers and corporate shills, faith-based economists, fundamentalist bullies with Bibles, Christians of convenience, freelance racists, misanthropic frat boys, shrieking midgets of AM radio, tax cheats, nihilists in golf pants, brownshirts in pinstripes, sweatshop tycoons, hacks, fakirs, aggressive dorks, Lamborghini libertarians, people […]

Take Back our Country

Roughly 50% of the American population could be classified as “white”.  The other half are a mixture of Latinos, Blacks, Asians, etc.  If you are a politician, presumably you want to be able to produce results for all of your constituents.  There is no question that you would be destroyed if you developed policies that […]

Sweet Cakes is No More

Sweet Cakes by Melissa, a bakery in Gresham, Oregon has shut their doors. Who?  Sweet Cakes made news last February by refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple.  Recently, they have decided to give up their store and bake cakes from their home.  They had the following note on the store door: […]

God in the Schools

The Reverend Adam Hamilton is a senior pastor of the United Methodist Church in Leawood, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City, KS.  It is the largest United Methodist congregation in the United States.  He had some comments about “god in the schools”.  The following are excerpts from his blog.  The bolding is mine. Read on: […]

An Atheist Christmas Poem

I first published this last year.  During 2012 lots of people looked for it on the web, so I decided to publish it again.  I did not create this I don’t know who did. (found this on the web) As we battle our way through the line at the store And think to ourselves “there […]

God, Huckabee, and Guns

Since 9/11 jihadist terrorists have only been able to kill 17 Americans in the US.  During the same time frame 88,000 Americans died in gun violence in the US. So, in case you are interested, you are 5,000 times more likely to be killed by one of your fellow citizens than by a buddy of […]

Bye Bye

Ever since President Obama won his second term with the tea baggers suffering some loses, it appears that a number of people are signing petitions asking that their state be allowed to leave the United States. Now, if you consider that our population of the United States is over 311 Million people, the number of […]