Archive for October, 2011

Cain Gets His Demagogue On

Hermain Cain did an interview with a far right Israeli newspaper called Israel Hayom and engaged in some serious demagoguery, with a whole lot of ignorance unsurprisingly thrown in for good measure. But he also revealed who might be his VP choice if he gets the nomination: Read more

Obama Responds to Secular Petitions

The White House has responded to two petitions on its We The People website that got enough votes to force such a response. One would remove the phrase “under God” from the pledge of allegiance and another would remove “In God We Trust” from our currency. Josh Dubois, Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, wrote the response: Read more

Libya: One for All — and All for Love, Baby

It seems the revolution in Libya has done more than topple a brutal and corrupt dictator. In autumn, a young rebel’s heart turns to romance and the sounds of Barry White can be heard wafting through Tripoli. Read more

Christian Nation Nonsense in Military Training

FTBer Chris Rodda documents an appalling bit of training given by the U.S. military to foreign troops studying American culture and history. She quotes this passage from the training session that is simply incredible: Read more

Fun With Creationist Logic

I saw this on Fundies Say the Darnedest Things and it’s hilarious. In a forum discussion about stellar distances and the age of the earth, one creationist wrote: Read more