Daily Archives: June 27, 2015

Podcast #227 – Murder at Mother Emanuel

We discuss the issues surrounding the recent massacre by a racist terrorist of nine black worshippers at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, including race, religion, politics, gun control and the Confederate flag. Plus: Do you watch Orange Is the … Continue reading

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June 27 in freethought history…

June 27, 1829 – Englishman James Smithson dies in Genoa, Italy, aged 63. Born Jacques-Louis Macie in 1765 in Paris, he was the illegitimate son of Hugh Smithson (a.k.a. Sir Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland). Well-educated and well-traveled, Smithson was an … Continue reading

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