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The Proposed $1 Billion Federal Voucher System

February 15, 2018 – If it is true, and I have no doubt that it is, President Trump’s 2019 budget is moving the United States closer to the theocracy prayed for by the conservative-Christian right. The Center for Inquiry (CFI) … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom v. The U.S. Attorneys’ General

February 9, 2018 – I think it is wonderful how the current administration ignores the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause to give rise to their Christian theocracy. Last year the administration instructed the Department of Justice and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to … Continue reading

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Holiday Ramblings 2017

December 25, 2017 – I never enjoyed the “holidays.” Not quite “Buh Humbug,” but there is no feeling of joy or family. A harsh statement, but the reality is that I spent most of my childhood in my dad’s bicycle … Continue reading

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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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Religion Is “Fake News”

December 6, 2017 – I-25 runs north-south cutting through Cheyenne, Denver and Albuquerque. There are miles where you do not see billboards advertising just about anything you could imagine. So imagine the surprise of drivers when they saw a billboard … Continue reading

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Darwin Day 2/12/2017

February 2, 2017 – International Darwin Day is Sunday, February 12, 2017. We need to celebrate the occasion with gusto and reverence. Some years back, I saw a bumper sticker that read, “Maybe God did it Darwin’s way.” Charles Darwin … Continue reading

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The POTUS Shield

I am celebrating my 30th year as an atheist. Though I was raised Jewish and wanted to be a Cantor as a young man, today I do not believe in a god or gods. I have read most of the … 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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American Attitude of the Muslim Faith

It comes as no surprise that we are a nation of double standards when it comes to religion, violence and perceptions. A  2011 Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) survey showed the double standard clearly. 83 percent of Americans believe that a … Continue reading

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