Monthly Archives: July 2008

Quick, Somebody Get Bill Donohue on the Horn!

Why settle for a dry, tasteless cracker, when you can have a tasty Cheeto?  A woman in Missouri has discovered a Cheeto that looks like Jesus on the Cross. Amazingly, this isn’t the first time such a thing has happened.  Back … Continue reading

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Webster Cook Speaks

Webster Cook, the University of Central Florida student at the center of the Eucharist controversy, gives his version of events on Freethought Radio.  Here’s the link.

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Podcast #22 – PZ Myers

PZ Myers – We talk to the University of Minnesota Morris biologist and author of the popular science blog Pharyngula [scienceblogs.com/pharyngula].  Dr. Myers is an atheist whose outspokenness often raises the hackles of fundamentalists.  His recent missives on the controversy … Continue reading

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Crackers of Manufactured Outrage

To protest university funding of on-campus religious services, University of Central Florida Student Senator Webster Cook “stole” a Eucharist during a Mass on June 29th.  Drilling down to Cook’s precise motives and exactly what happened can get complicated, but there’s … Continue reading

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Podcast #21 – Science Debate 2008

Science Debate 2008 – We take a look at the grassroots movement aimed at getting the presidential candidates to talk about issues relating to science and technology, including their “14 Questions”.  For more visit ScienceDebate2008.com.

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Obama to Continue Faith-Based Initiatives

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080701/ap_on_el_pr/obama_faith This is certainly disappointing.  I had hoped (get it?  “hope”?  ahem…) that a Democratic president would put an end to government-funded faith-based initiatives, much less EXPAND them. Don’t do it, Senator Obama!  You’re ahead in the polls and a … Continue reading

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