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Jun 16, 2019

Coffee County (Tennessee) District Attorney Craig Northcott refuses to pursue domestic violence cases involving same-sex couples, simply because he disagrees with the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v Hodges. He also believes Muslims have no rights under the Constitution because they don't worship the right...

Jun 2, 2019

I discuss Kevin M. Kruse's 2015 book One Nation Under God: How Corporate American Invented Christian America.


Ken Ham's Ark Park is hilariously suing its insurance company for failure to cover rain damage.

In Alabama (where some probate judges have stopped issuing marriage licenses, lest they be forced to issue...

May 19, 2019

Conservative Max Boot writes an excellent op-ed in the Washington Post titled "It's time for us to have an unapologetic atheist in the Oval Office." Amen, brother. If you're interested, check out Boot's latest book The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right.

Televangelist Pat Robertson has said not one but two...

May 5, 2019

I interview filmmaker Penny Lane about her new documentary Hail Satan?, which looks at the surprising growth of The Satanic Temple, a six-year-old organization that engages in confrontational political activism while simultaneously attracting followers interested in their compassionate, rationalist, humanistic belief...

Apr 21, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Clarence "Chatterbox" Thomas raised eyebrows during an apperance at Pepperdine University, claiming that the judicial oath was an oath between man and God, going further to imply that atheists don't take oaths seriously and that religious justices are better at the job anyway.

Muslim terrorists...