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Natural Disaster in Gambia

A natural disaster is being reported today by Reuters out of Gambia.  

The President of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, is putting his citizens in extreme risk by telling people that his slurry of “natural” herbs can cure people infected with HIV and/or AIDS.

He went on television this past Sunday night to proclaim that he [...]

The Secular Movement’s Position on Women’s Rights

Previously posted on Skepchick:

I just got back from 10 days in California giving talks to UCLA, the OC Freethought Alliance, the Bay Area Skeptics, and finally American Atheists for their special Rapture RAM (Regional…Area?…Meeting). I’ll start with the news you may have already heard: some guy said some sexist stuff on stage.

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Skeptic Calls For Congressional Stupid Professor Hearing

From AOLNews.com (quickly becoming one of my favorite resources for crazy news items), the headline reads:

University Prof(essor) Calls for Congressional UFO Hearing

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Getting It Right

On my drive home yesterday from The NorthEast Conference on Science and Skepticism (NECSS) (which was a terrific event but that is not what this post is about) I turned on my radio to listen to The Aaron Klein Investigative Radio show. Klein’s live broadcast is based out of Jerusalem. He prides himself on being the [...]

Cupp Doth Runneth Over

“I once heard him (Rush Limbaugh) say: I don’t know how any thinking person can believe in evolution.” –Perry DeAngelis

Last night, after reading a recent article in The New York Daily News by opinion columnist S.E. Cupp titled ‘The arrogance of the atheist: They batter believers in religion with smug certainty’, I could not [...]