The War on Christmas Has Begun

(belated upload is belated). This broadcast launches the “official” War On Christmas, 2014…which will really be a series of discussions on privilege, but the holiday timing and impulsive, reactive media make it fair game. Amanda Novotny (South Dakota director of American Atheists) and I chat for a couple of hours regarding Christmas and Thanksgiving traditions, […]

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(repost) Because Theocracy Leads to Permissible Extremism

(original posted on Mock, Paper, Scissors on March 23, 2008) ============================================================ I cannot recall how many people I’ve spoken with, either via blogs or in-person, who reacted with the word “But nobody wants a theocracy in America” whenever I bring the subject up. And indeed, until recently, there wasn’t really a specific push to alter […]

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