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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 […]

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Great Night with One More to Go

Reading Time: < 1 minute Last night was a blast. Barack was excellent. I hope to see Lori Lipman Brown on The Colbert Report tonight. I’ll give an update on the Kay Hagan fundraising drive later today. But first, I need to focus on wrapping up the first week of classes at my high school. My new students have been […]

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Email to the Elizabeth Dole Campaign

Reading Time: 4 minutes Recently, Republican Elizabeth Dole maligned her Democratic opponent for a North Carolina Senate seat, Kay Hagan, for planning to attend a fundraiser hosted by atheists. Since then, there has been a lot of feedback from atheists. They may not have been paying close attention to the race before, but now, they are watching and supporting […]

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Elizabeth Dole Attacks Senate Opponent for Meeting with Atheists

Reading Time: 2 minutes North Carolina Senator Elizabeth Dole and her communications staff put out a press release today criticizing her Democratic challenger Kay Hagan. What did Hagan do to deserve the criticism? She plans to attend a fundraiser hosted by atheists. On September 15th, Kay Hagan is heading to Boston, Massachusetts to attend a fundraiser for her Senate […]