Monthly Archives: March 2012

Why George Zimmerman Hasn’t Been Arrested Yet.

“Ignorance and bigotry killed Trayvon Martin. The gun was incidental. Zimmerman would’ve killed him with a pencil if that was all he had.” – Al Stefanelli  I would imagine right now most of your cockles are raised regarding my above comment about the gun being incidental. My comment should be understood not in the context…

Radical Religion: Common Threads of the Lunatic Fringe

“But it is dominion we are after, not just a voice. It is dominion we are after, not just influence. It is dominion we are after, not just equal time. It is dominion we are after. World conquest.” – Thomas Ice I get a lot of email from fundamentalist Christians who chide me for having “the audacity” to compare…

Sorry, We Don’t Believe You…

by Lucas Oliver – Guest Columnist (See Post Script) I would like to preface that this is an apology. Perhaps after reading this it will be understood that way. It is an apology to any who don’t understand it, and to any who would disagree. I don’t mean to put words into anyone’s mouth, and…

A Sea of Plastic is Killing our Oceans…

I don’t often write about environmental issues,  as there are those who are much better at it than I. However, like many of you, I am concerned about our planet. I actively recycle and find myself many times in rather heated debates with certain people who would just let the earth suffer a slow death.…

Nobody Gets Out Alive

Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one. – Richard Dawkins I’ve been thinking about the illustrious Harold Camping’s apology for is failed multi-doomsday predictions. I guess we can all breathe a sigh of relief, or at least until December rolls around. This got me to…

Differential Activism – The Art Of Choosing Wisely

“It is important to understand that there’s a difference between a person of faith and a religionist” – Al Stefanelli There is a very fine line between being outspoken and being a complete asshole. Yeah, I’ve crossed that line a time or two, as many of us have for a variety of very acceptable reasons.…

Again, For The Willfully Ignorant: Atheism Is Not A Religion

“If I had a dollar for every time a Christian says that atheism is a religion, I’d be a fairly wealthy man.” – Al Stefanelli It seems that every time an atheist organization puts out an advertisement, erects a billboard, files a lawsuit or does anything even remotely connected to activism, the religious idiots crawl…

Georgia “In God We Trust” License Plate Stickers Now Free

“No money shall ever be taken from the public treasury, directly or indirectly, in aid of any church, sect, cult, or religious denomination or of any sectarian institution.” – Georgia State Constitution Last year I addressed a local issue here in the state of Georgia regarding its license plates, which was labeled a “minor controversy.”…