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A Rare Nugget of Truth From Trump

It’s nice to finally hear the truth about Trump’s tax returns from his own son (although we already knew why he doesn’t want to release them). Basically, they just don’t want his returns to be scrutinized! Imagine that! And the obvious reason isn’t because it would take away from Trump’s message as his son, Donald Jr., implies (how would the sharing of your financials distract … Continue reading A Rare Nugget of Truth From Trump

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An Interview with Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

Mandisa Thomas is the founder and president of the organization Black Nonbelievers, Inc. In 2012, she was shown on a prominently-placed Atlanta billboard next to Langston Hughes as part of a campaign sponsored by African Americans for Humanism. She has spoken at numerous secular events and in 2013 co-established (with Ayanna Watson) the Blackout Secular Rally in New York City. Continue reading An Interview with Mandisa Thomas, President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc.

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An Interview with Order of Elijah Frontman Shannon Low

By Andrew J. Rausch Shannon Low started playing music at the age of ten in his school band. His love of music eventually led him to begin playing metal music around 2001. He played guitar for two different bands in the early 2000s. In 2008, he and guitarist Bryan Cox formed the Christian band The Order of Elijah, which featured what frontman Low has called … Continue reading An Interview with Order of Elijah Frontman Shannon Low

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An Interview with Atheist Illustrator Dave McKean

An Interview with Atheist Illustrator Dave McKean By Andrew J. Rausch Born in 1963, Dave McKean is an accomplished artist working in a number of different fields, from illustrations, painting, photography, collage, digital art, to sculpture. He has worked on such noted comic books as Hellblazer, Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, and produced the covers for many of Neil Gaiman’s celebrated Sandman … Continue reading An Interview with Atheist Illustrator Dave McKean

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An Interview with Atheist Comic Keith Lowell Jensen

An Interview with Atheist Comic Keith Lowell Jensen by Andrew J. Rausch Comic Keith Lowell Jensen (born in Corona, CA) began working in comedy at the age of ten, performing ventriloquism and reenacting Abbott and Costello routines. As a teen, Jensen dropped out of high school and joined Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation, touring throughout the United States and Canada. In 2009, Jensen released … Continue reading An Interview with Atheist Comic Keith Lowell Jensen

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Taking a Stand Against Religious Bullies

Taking a Stand Against Religious Bullies By AT Taylor Here’s my take on the whole issue of people wanting or defending the “right” to discriminate against the LGBT community, including my take on the businesses and celebrities who are deciding not to do business with those who wish to discriminate against others. I’m going to use an analogy of children on a playground, playing with … Continue reading Taking a Stand Against Religious Bullies

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An Interview with Former Newsboys Guitarist George Perdikis

An Interview with Former Newsboys Guitarist George Perdikis By Andrew J. Rausch Mooloolaba, Queensland (Australia) schoolmates George Perdikis and Peter Furler established a rock band known as the News in 1985. Perdikis (guitarist), Furler (drummer), John James (lead singer), and Sean Taylor (bass) would then transform the band into a Christian rock band. “Peter and I started jamming back in 1981,” Perdikis recalls. “We jammed … Continue reading An Interview with Former Newsboys Guitarist George Perdikis

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Defining Common Discussion Terms

By AT Taylor We often have misconceptions about people and ideas based on the labels applied to them. Everyone can be guilty at times of using simple terms to define a person, when people really aren’t that simple. Sometimes, we mistake people with certain titles as figures of authority in other important topics, when their expertise is limited to a specific field. We also commonly … Continue reading Defining Common Discussion Terms

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Atheists Discuss God’s Not Dead

2 Atheists Discuss Bad Christian Movies: “God’s Not Dead (2014)” by Andrew J. Rausch and R.D. Riley ANDREW: This was a really, really, really offensive movie. I don’t say that just as an atheist, but also as a rational, thinking human being. This was offensive on so many levels. This movie couldn’t be more offensive if they had killed three gay teens and then injected … Continue reading Atheists Discuss God’s Not Dead

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An Interview with Atheist Rapper Greydon Square

An Interview with Atheist Rapper Greydon Square by Andrew J. Rausch He is best known as an atheist emcee hailing from Compton, California, known as Greydon Square. His real name is Eddie Collins. He was an Iraq war veteran and is an outspoken atheist. He majored in both physics and computer science in Phoenix, Arizona. Influenced by groups as diverse as Phil Collins, Stanley Clarke, … Continue reading An Interview with Atheist Rapper Greydon Square