Tag Archives: Arguments

Brother Jed is in Town

Every year about this time, Brother Jed (Smock) comes into town. Honestly, I like him and his wife Cindy. They’ve been following the weather around the country to various universities for a long time. I first saw him at the … Continue reading

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Shock and Ahh…Shit

The mourning* after the 2016 election. The Nightmare before the Election is now possibly the Nightmare after the Election but we’ll have to wait and see how much rhetoric becomes reality as President Trump proceeds to build and manage the … Continue reading

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What is a Christian? Or you must be this high to be a Christian.

On January 12th, the board of directors of the Secular Coalition for America announced the appointment of Larry T. Decker (an unaffiliated Christian)  as the new Executive Director of the organization. I for one am not impressed! If someone tells … Continue reading

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“I Believe in UFOs 100%.”

I just lost a member of the community today. Apparently, the subject of UFOs came up during a wine tasting party and she was upset that I dismissed the subject in such a mocking manner. Here’s her note: I believe … Continue reading

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Secular Coalition for Arizona and David Silverman’s Book Tour

It’s been a week of driving for Nancy and me and our ’97 Thunderbird “Atheist Mobile.” Normally, our old cruiser sits in the driveway collecting dust and tree sap but we got a chance to clean it up, fuel it … Continue reading

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Supreme Failure

In the last blog entry, I talked about a Supreme Court decision and gave them the benefit of the doubt. It was a unanimous decision after all and needed the extra attention to find the thread of logic that united … Continue reading

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In the Buffer Zone

Do we have “buffer zones” in our lives? Decisions are coming out of the Supreme Court about the constitutionality of various laws but something can be constitutional and still be a bad idea. The ruling is based on the complaints … Continue reading

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