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Podcast #253 – Baby Fingers, Baby Christian

For the third presidential election cycle in a row, evangelical fundamentalist Christians have failed to nominate a Republican candidate that’s a full-throated theocratic nut job (although they came close with Ted Cruz). And once again they’re faced with the daunting … Continue reading

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February 4 in freethought history…

February 4, 341 BCE – According to ancient sources, the Greek philosopher Epicurus is born on this date (10 Gamelion of the old Attic calendar). Although little of his written work survives, fragments of his proto-scientific treatise On Nature. Epicurus is … Continue reading

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Podcast #219 – National Prayer Breakfast 2015

President Obama disappoints (again) with his attendance at the “National” Prayer Breakfast, but… his observations on Christianity’s checkered past and comments urging tolerance and humility have conservatives in a snit. Yay. Plus: Now that a federal court has cleared the … Continue reading

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Podcast #195 – Ham-on-Nye Recap

We analyze the recent Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate on the scientific viability of Creationism. While we’re at it, we discuss the new HBO documentary Questioning Darwin and Kevin Jackson’s e-book Darwin’s Odyssey: The Voyage of the Beagle (available for Kindle). And … Continue reading

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The Ham-Nye Debate will be Live Streamed

For those interested in the February 4th debate between Bill Nye (The Science Guy) and Ken Ham (founder of the Creation Museum), it will be available via live streaming at DebateLive.org. Registration (providing an email address) is required, but free. … Continue reading

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Barry Lynn vs. Ken Ham on the Ark Park

If I had know this was going to be on Anderson Cooper 360, I’d have watched it live.  Luckily, there’s online video.  Good job, Rev. Lynn!

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Podcast #112 – Bluegrass Edition

The great Commonwealth of Kentucky has gotten itself in the news on several counts–none of them good. 1. It’s bad enough that Answers in Genesis’ Creation “Museum” in northern Kentucky is prospering.  It’s worse that AIG plans to expand, building … Continue reading

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Academic responds to KY funding of Creationism park

Response from the skeptical bloggerati has been fast and furious to the recent announcement that the Commonwealth of Kentucky will provide millions of dollars in tax incentives to enable the construction of Ken Ham’s Creationist “Ark Encounter” theme park. Nobody’s … Continue reading

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KY to provide tax breaks for Creationist museum

Remember Ken Ham’s Creation Museum?  It’s going gangbusters; so much so that they announced a dramatic expansion into the theme park business.  “Ark Encounter” will include “the ark, live animals, event venues and a children’s play area, among other things.” … Continue reading

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The Creation Museum Is Full of Sh!t

by John C. Snider © 2008 Yes, I blew $20 at the Creation Museum, brainchild of Answers in Genesis frontman Ken Ham.  It’s located in northern Kentucky, across the river from Cincinnati, Ohio.  On the drive up along I-75 I … Continue reading

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