Category Archive: Snark

Dec 22 2011

Ben Stein on Christmas trees

According to the UK’s Catholic Herald, it seems the War on By Christmas has enlisted a new recruit: Ben Stein. There’s a story somewhere about Barack Obama referring to a Christmas tree as a “holiday tree,” which is apparently a worse form of persecution than denying Christians the right to marry one another, or something. …

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Dec 20 2011

Archbishop: “Pray for marriage”

Headline: “Catholic archbishop calls for prayer in defense of marriage.” In a recent letter to his flock, Archbishop John Nienstedt of St Paul and Minneapolis wrote of the duty incumbent upon Christians to defend the proper definition of marriage. The Archbishop also included a prayer in his letter, asking for God’s help in promoting the …

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Dec 16 2011

Jesus vs Santa

The other day I mentioned the fact that, if you’re just looking for something to believe in, one belief works just as well as any other. And if you are looking for something to believe in, why not believe in something nice, like Santa? With that in mind, here is my list of the Top …

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Dec 01 2011

A riddle

Here’s a riddle for you. What do you call a father who never shows up any more to spend any time with his children, who stays away so much that they wouldn’t even recognize his face or his voice, and never shows up to help when they really need him? A) A deadbeat dad. B) …

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Nov 30 2011


“I’ll never understand atheism. I mean, there’s tons of evidence for God.” “Like what?” “Like morality, for instance.” “Morality.” “Exactly. Everybody knows that there’s a real right and a real wrong. You can’t just make it up and call it morality. It has to come from God.” “So in other words, you’re telling me that …

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Nov 23 2011

New Christian weight loss program

Have you guys heard the story about closet Muslims secretly sacrificing turkeys to Allah? Yeah, apparently if you’re a good, faithful Christian and you want to avoid “creeping Sharia,” you need to boycott most major brands of turkey this Thanksgiving. Well, seems to me that this could be the basis for a great weight-loss program. …

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Oct 22 2011

The complete schedule of Dawkins’ non-appearances

William Lane Craig is really hyping Richard Dawkins’ refusal to debate him on-stage in Oxford. But, as Dr. Dawkins himself points out, this is not just Craig’s, um, “victory.” In the interests of transparency, I should point out that it isn’t only Oxford that won’t see me on the night Craig proposes to debate me …

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Oct 19 2011

God’s “simple” mind

The “brick through a window” guy from last Monday has got me thinking some more about William Lane Craig’s rendition of Leibniz’ cosmological argument. Here’s what Craig has to say about God. ¬†As a pure mind without a body, God is a remarkably simple entity. A mind (or soul) is not a physical object composed …

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Oct 03 2011

Evidence for God’s incompetence

Writing for ID propaganda haus Evolution News, Casey Luskin criticizes scientists for claiming to have evidence supporting evolution. In the case of Richard Lenski’s Long Term Evolution Experiments (LTEE) with E. Coli bacteria, we saw that Dennis Venema of BioLogos cited purported examples of natural selection increasing specified and complex information — but intelligent design …

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Oct 02 2011

Catholics call for govt. suppression of religious freedom

Here’s an interesting development. Archbishop Timothy Broglio says that the federal government is not only allowed, but is required to dictate to certain clergy members precisely which religious ceremonies they are and are not allowed to perform. The head of the U.S. Military Archdiocese says that a new set of rules, allowing chaplains to perform …

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