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U.S. Government Says OK To Religious Discrimination

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Charlie Savage reported in yesterday’s edition of The New York Times, the Department of Justice had approved a million-dollar-plus grant to an organization that will only hire Christians, effectively supporting religious discrimination. The 25-page document, which was issued in 2007, only became available on the DOJ’s website this week. You can read it here […]

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Religion in the Presidential Debates

Reading Time: 2 minutes How many times did Barack Obama and John McCain use the word “God” in the three Presidential debates? Zero. Not a single mention. Not even “God Bless America.” Just as it should be. We have real problems to solve in our country. That means we need real solutions. Prayer doesn’t cut it. God isn’t going […]

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Kay Hagan and Al Franken

Reading Time: 2 minutes We all know why Kay Hagan needs to wrestle that Senate seat away from Elizabeth Dole in North Carolina. Dole is an anti-atheist bigot and her campaign is trying to smear Hagan as some sort of (God forbid?) atheist sympathizer. The Digital Cuttlefish offers a poetic response: … I thought I saw an atheist, So […]

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Republicans Smear Senate Candidate Kay Hagan for Meeting with Atheists

Reading Time: 4 minutes North Carolina Democrat Kay Hagan is running against Republican incumbent Elizabeth Dole for a Senate seat, as I’ve mentioned on here before. Hagan is currently winning. And momentum is on her side. Much like John McCain‘s campaign, when Republicans saw their candidate sliding in the polls, they decided to organize a smear campaign against the […]

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Responses to Pulpit Freedom Sunday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Americans United for Separation of Church and State is already filing complaints for the IRS to investigate churches whose pastors participated in Pulpit Freedom Sunday — endorsing a presidential candidate and jeopardizing their church’s tax-exempt status. “These pastors flagrantly violated the law and now must deal with the consequences,” said the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, […]

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Kay Hagan Pulls Ahead!

Reading Time: < 1 minute This blog’s favorite Senate candidate — Kay Hagan (Democrat) from North Carolina — has now pulled ahead of incumbent Elizabeth Dole in recent polls! You can help keep the momentum going by donating to Hagan’s campaign by clicking here.

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Pregnant and Pro-Choice

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kelly is now entering her third trimester of pregnancy. (Congratulations to her!) Since she’s always been adamantly pro-choice, people have been asking her if she still feels the same way now that she’s having a child of her own: And this has elicited some interesting reactions from those who know me, both online and physically. […]

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Obama Waffles

Reading Time: 3 minutes ***UPDATE***: This is an email from one of the protesters, Rick Wingrove, explaining why atheists need to be present at these types of summits: An exhibitor at the Values Voters Convention in Washington DC this weekend was selling an item called Obama Waffles. It is a stunningly racist caricature of Barack Obama. The front of […]

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Kay Hagan is Gaining Momentum

Reading Time: 2 minutes ***UPDATE***: Since posting, you’ve given another $160 to Hagan’s campaign! … Readers of this site have donated over $2000 to the campaign of Kay Hagan, the Democrat challenging Republican Elizabeth Dole for a Senate seat in North Carolina. One reader even sent me this email: I’ve been unemployed since May, but I have been waiting […]

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Some Good News in the Political Season

Reading Time: < 1 minute Blog-supported Democrat Kay Hagan is beating Republican incumbent Elizabeth Dole in the race to be one of North Carolina’s senators. From a survey conducted by Democracy Corps and Greenberg Quinlan Rosner: Republican Senator Elizabeth Dole is trailing her Democratic challenger, Kay Hagan, 50 to 45 percent. Less than half of voters (46 percent) are familiar […]