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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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Tucson Atheists reach 1000 Members

After getting close several times, Tucson Atheists has reached a new milestone—we now have 1000 members. This is a high water mark. Robert Swango who created the group way back in February 2003 stepped down as organizer in August 2007. … Continue reading

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Plans for a New Year

2014 is over. We laughed. We cried. It was better than Cats. …and it’s references like these that helped me lose my open mic audiences at Laff’s during the 9 times I appeared there last year. Yes, the audiences sadly … Continue reading

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Building a Freethought Community Part II—the History

Tucson has had its freethinking community for quite some time but it consisted of small disassociated groups with small memberships. Prior to January 2000, small Atheist groups met for Sunday morning breakfasts. There was a used bookstore owned and operated … Continue reading

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Growing a Freethought Community

This is the first in a series of short articles about the freethought community in southern Arizona. From Wikipedia: Freethought or free thought is a philosophical viewpoint which holds that positions regarding truth should be formed on the basis of … Continue reading

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This is so wrong!

Recently, I read an article from the Huffington Post that stated that an airman was denied re-enlistment because he lined through the “so help me God” reference in his re-enlistment contract. Fearing that I was being set up by one … 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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