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How Do People Know that Antonin Scalia is Wrong about God?

supreme court Here's the Associated Press headline: "Scalia says God is "very good" to US because US honors him, dismisses religious neutrality." There are a couple of different issues entangled in the headline. The story  brings up some others that just confuse the issue. It tells us that Antonin Scalia is "controversial," as if this implies something is wrong with his view. Worse, right at the end it tells readers of "comments he made during an affirmative action case, questioning whether some black students Read more [...] Continue reading →

New Year's Resolution: No More Blind Faith in the State or Politicians

statism Yesterday, Rob Knowles wrote an insightful short post, "Why the Apolitical Class Always Falls Victim to the Lies of the Left, and What We Can Do About it." The "apolitical class" are what I commonly refer to as the "pragmatic" or "n0n-ideological class"--though they are ideological and they are not pragmatic. Knowles uses an incident involving Bernie Sanders and global warming mythology. Why do the "apoliticals" tend to believe such superstitions? For years, the left has told the American people Read more [...] Continue reading →

Christmas Banned in Bethlehem

censored gagged The town is Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Gotta love the irony. The Daily Caller reports, The town named after the birthplace of Jesus Christ has banned signs celebrating the holidays at an intersection in the town that has become a local battleground for the War on Christmas. Officials from Bethlehem, New York had a “Happy Hanukkah” sign and a “Merry Christmas” sign removed from a busy intersection and have refused to put up any new holiday signs out of fear the signs would be breaking Read more [...] Continue reading →

The Myth of the Pill that Makes All "Lifestyles" Safe

Vaccine3 More news of the cultural revolution and the regime's purge of incorrect "ideology." Mass Resistance reports: "Dr. Church loses final appeal at hospital. Board of Directors upholds physician’s expulsion for telling the truth about high-risk LGBT behavior to colleagues." The cave-in at the major Boston Harvard-affiliated hospital is complete. The Board of Directors of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has formally notified Dr. Paul Church that they are upholding his expulsion from the Read more [...] Continue reading →

Councilwoman Resigns because of Christmas Tree

christmas tree As far as I can tell, Charlene Storey had no objection to the ceremonial lighting of a large evergreen tree that was decorated with many ornaments. But when the city council called it a Christmas Tree, she flipped out. NJ.com reports, "Roselle Park councilwoman quits over 'Christmas' tree lighting." Minutes after the council voted 4-2 Thursday night to change the name of the ceremony from A Tree Lighting to A Christmas Tree Lighting, the councilwoman-at-large, left the meeting. She later submitted Read more [...] Continue reading →

New York Times Calls for America to be Disarmed

guns Who didn't see this coming? The New York Times, in its first front-page editorial in almost 100 years, today called on the government to force Americans to give up their guns "for the good of their fellow citizens." "It is a moral outrage and national disgrace that civilians can legally purchase weapons designed to kill people with brutal speed and efficiency," the editorial states. After the events of the past week, which featured saturated coverage of two mass shootings, the media have Read more [...] Continue reading →

Teacher Tried to Force Students to Deny God Exists

School buses School district denies that it happened despite other students who also say they were coerced to deny God exists. The students were told to list claims as to whether they were “facts” or “myths.” The existence of God was on the list. A middle school girl testified about what happened to her, as reported by EAG news: Jordan Wooley spoke to the Katy ISD school board October 26th and explained how her teacher had forced students to say God was a myth or take a failing grade. “Today Read more [...] Continue reading →

California Stabber Manifesto: Behead Someone, Praise Allah

mercedStabber But religion and terrorism had nothing to do with it. That's according to law enforcement officials in Merced, California, following this week's stabbing of four people at UC Merced. The story behind the stabbings is that student Faisal Mohammad wanted revenge for being thrown out of a study group, so he made a list of people to kill and managed to wound four before police shot him to death. Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke insists that there is nothing to indicate the attacks were anything Read more [...] Continue reading →

Joe Kennedy, Satanists, and the Misuse of the Establishment Clause

religious-freedomV2 The story about Bremerton Washington assistant football coach Joe Kennedy and his postgame prayers has been well publicized.  We have all seen it somewhere.  Here's a guy who doesn't make a big deal about praying. He goes out to the field after the game, prays a very inclusive and "love your fellow man" kind of prayer, and then goes home. According to komonews.com, Kennedy has been praying before and after the games since 2008, and it only recently became a problem with the school district. Read more [...] Continue reading →

Researchers Demagnetize God Right Out of Your Head

atheistFist A group of researchers have made the headline-grabbing claim that they can reduce belief in God with the application of magnetic coils to a patient's skull. Researchers at the University of York in York, England, say they used a technique used to treat depression, called transcranial magnetic stimulation, to alter Christians' beliefs in God and, oddly, opinions about immigration. The media being the way they are -- mostly anti-Christian -- it's the claim about God beliefs that are getting Read more [...] Continue reading →

God Bless, Goddess Bless and Other Nonsense

Hawaii10  Marines asked to remove a sign that reads: "God bless the military, their families and the civilians who work with them." The military has decided that they don't have to give in to every activist whim that comes along.  In Oahu, Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay Marine Base Commander Col. Sean C. Killeen issued his ruling regarding a request from the Military Religious Freedom Foundation based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to remove a sign that reads: "God bless the military, their families and the civilians Read more [...] Continue reading →

Would Ben Carson Be OK if He Said a Pagan Goat Blood Drinker Should Not be President?

Ben-Carson When Ben Carson said a Muslim should not be President, he got all sorts of enraged responses. So what about this Florida Senate candidate? As soon as Ben Carson said he didn’t think a Muslim should be the President of the United States he was accused of violating the Constitution because it says there is “no religious test.” OK, what about this guy, as reported by the Associated Press: “Senate candidate's goat sacrifice, talk of war with government disrupts Florida Libertarians.” Two Read more [...] Continue reading →