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Archive for 2011

Goodbye, Hitch »

Our world is full pseudo-intellectuals, like Chomsky and Krugman and Gingrich and that loud-talker two tables over at lunch yesterday who just would not shut the fuck up. Real intellectuals, the people who force us to challenge not just our assumptions but our most deeply held beliefs, who make us think in ways we’ve never […]

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More Things Atheists Didn’t Do »

A Muslum man murdered his 17 year old daughter for talking to a boy.  He’s proud of it, and wishes he had killed her when she was born.  His brothers helped, and because his society approves of such actions, he is a free man who hasn’t been charged with any crime.  The police congratulated him […]

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The Police State – Are We There Yet? »

I used to like cops. I thought there were just a few bad ones, and that most of them performed a vital service. Some of that opinion was the result of conversations with them on GEnie, a pre-internet dial up service similar to CompuServe and Prodigy. People paid six bucks an hour for a 1200 […]

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How the Internet Destroys Faith »

Christian apologist Josh McDowell is angry about the Internet. He claims it destroys faith: “The Internet has given atheists, agnostics, skeptics, the people who like to destroy everything that you and I believe, the almost equal access to your kids as your youth pastor and you have… whether you like it or not.” He’s absolutely […]

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New Podcast: False Dichotomy »

It’s time for that rarest of things, a new Quick Hitts Podcast.  False Dichotomy explores why changing the party in power doesn’t really change a damn thing.

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A Free Clue for Occupy Wall Street »

The Occupy Wall Street protesters are so close. They almost get it

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What Should Be At Ground Zero »

The night after 9/11 I was too pissed and upset to sleep, so I got out of bed and made this, my response to the vile assholes who created this tragedy. Click to Enlarge We responded to the attack by eliminating a substantial portion of our bill of rights. It took us nearly a decade […]

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