It may be pretty easy to find a generic definition of atheism, but it's pretty hard to get a group of atheists to agree on it. Maybe it's because we like to debate, maybe it's because since we shuffled off the chains of religion we simply don't like titles, but mostly I think it's due to … Continue reading What Atheism Means to Me
Christians have a need to be persecuted. One can hardly go a day without seeing some new claim of Christianity under attack pop up in one's social media newsfeed.
On Tuesday December 6, Ohio lawmakers, emboldened by the election of Donald Trump, passed the controversial "Heartbeat bill" which had been added onto a child abuse bill. The law, if signed by Gov. Kasich, would make it a fifth degree felony for a physician to perform an abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected unless continuing … Continue reading Ohio’s Heartbeat Law, Just an Abortion Ban in Disguise
Gatlinburg, Tennessee is burning as wildfires spread from the Smokey Mountain National Park into this American icon and tourist mecca. The downtown strip has been evacuated, as have parts of the National Park, parts of Dollywood and areas between Gatlinburg and Pigeon forge. Dozens of buildings are on fire as well as hundreds of acres … Continue reading Tennessee Burning
To quote Adam Sandler "Happy Thanksgiving everybody!" This Thanksgiving I plan to forgo the typical taking a turn to list what I am thankful for and actually thanking those folks who have been there for me. I recently lost a close friend who helped me get started in my full time career and I am at least comforted … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
The Southern Baptist Church wants to cling to outdated schools of thought and force their beliefs on everyone else.
Does NOM want to implement all of the Biblical rules on marriage or just cherry pick the ones that suit them?
Being god has to be the best job in the universe, you get all of the credit when things go well yet none of the blame when they don't.
Well, I was wrong, mostly. I said the popular vote would go to Trump, along with the South, but I just didn't see him winning the electoral college. And other than my guess on him winning the South (an admittedly easy call), I had it completely backwards and here we are on this cool November … Continue reading Trump trumps Clinton
I waited in line this chilly morning for the doors to open at out polling place, I was ballot number 19. It was done, my vote was cast. Sorry, America. Dozens of others were there with me, a man in a camo hat that read "Make America Great Again" paced around in the gravel parking … Continue reading Get your free sticker!
Forget bass, forget catfish, forget bream and trout; I've started fishing for dinosaurs! Specifically lepisosteus oculatus or, as it's commonly known, the spotted gar. This ancient creature, dating back to the Crustaceous period, hasn't evolved for millions of years, it hasn't had to. It is an armored predator with hard thick scales and tough skin … Continue reading Fishing for Dinosaurs