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The Eight Days of Chanukah…

(Sung to the “12 Days of Christmas.”) On the eighth day of Chanukah, my true love gave to me, Eight burning candles, Seven praying Rabbis, Six Jewish Mothers, Five bowls of chicken soup. Four spinning dreidels, Three singing Cantors, Two … Continue reading

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An Unsettled Complaint

I have been quite annoyed reading posts from my fellow atheists as of late. There seems to be a lot of anger concerning religion in general, resulting in a lot of foul language and demeaning accusations (justified or not). We … Continue reading

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He Lied About Heaven!

The boy who co-wrote “The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven” lied about the entire experience. Imagine that. At six years old, Alex Malarkey (really, that is his name) was severely injured in an automobile accident with his father, Kevin. … Continue reading

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Bill Nye the Science Guy was Wrong

I really hate to disagree with a hero, but that is something I am going to do. In an interview on the show Mid-Point, Bill Nye was asked why the idea of evolution is so disliked in so many households. … Continue reading

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Great Holiday Gift Idea: A Christian Nation

“Earlier this month, we warned you about a fundamentalist campaign to influence social studies education in Texas. Proposed textbooks contained false “Christian nation” myths that greatly exaggerated Judeo-Christian influences on the development of our democracy. Scholars who reviewed the books said … Continue reading

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Maybe God Did It Darwin’s Way?

“When we read about Creation in Genesis, we run the risk of imagining God was a magician, with a magic wand able to do everything. But that is not so… God is not a divine being or a magician, but … Continue reading

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Drawing the line on religious practices in schools

Reprinted with the permission of the Columbia Missourian. Originally posted on wednesday, October 22, 2014. Oct. 16 was “Bring Your Bible to School Day,” as declared by the Alliance Defending Freedom, formerly Alliance Defense Fund. If you noticed, there was no uproar from … Continue reading

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McCutcheon, Money and the Bible

“Spending large sums of money in connection with elections, but not in connection with an effort to control the exercise of an officeholder’s official duties, does not give rise to quid pro quo corruption. Nor does the possibility that an … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality – A religious issue?

There is a question I cannot answer, at least to my satisfaction. I am trying to finish my second book, “The Clobber Passages: Biblical and Constitutional Arguments Against Marriage Equality.” But everything I think I have made the final revision … Continue reading

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Labeling the Bible as fiction.

Was Costco wrong? OK, for those who do not know the story, it seems that the Costco in Simi Valley, Calif. had labeled the Christian Bible as “Fiction.” Actually it was the distributor who placed the label on the books … Continue reading

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