Fed. Judge Hammers Arpaio Over Contempt of Court

So I reported last week on Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitting that he was in contempt of court in a federal case that found him guilty of rampant civil rights violations and how he filed a motion asking that an evidentiary hearing be canceled and he be allowed to get off with a slap on the wrist. Let’s just say the judge was not amused.
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Bob Jones III Issues Fake Apology

Back in 1980, when Jimmy Carter was still president, Bob Jones III, third generation head of Bob Jones University and a vile bigot, joined a group of fundamentalist leaders at the White House to deal with the “problem” of homosexuality. He told reporters that the whole problem would be fixed if we just stoned gay people to death.
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The ‘We Are Atheism’ Situation Gets Even Worse

In the wake of serious allegations of (at best) total incompetence in the running of the group We Are Atheism (at worst, serious corruption), several former board members of the organization are speaking out about why they resigned in the first place. It makes a bad situation considerably worse, much of it revolving around the fact that Amanda Brown doesn’t seem to accept board oversight very well and thinks she should be able to do anything she wants.
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