Attention Men In the Atheist & Freethought Community! STOP IT!

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image of DJ Grothe - President of James Randi Educational Foundation
DJ Grothe – President of James Randi Educational Foundation

Another conference and another bad experience by women at the conference followed by a backlash from men toward the women complaining. I am getting SICK OF IT! Knock the shit off now guys and show some respect for women. Right now some atheist men are no better than those on the religious right who want to return women back to the days when they were all barefoot and pregnant.
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Memorial Day: Their Sacrifice Must Not Be In Vain

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image of US Flag at Half-staffAs we celebrate Memorial Day in the US and it is an election year, we need to be reminded that the people who died in service of this country must not have died in vain. No matter your political party, we must work harder not to have more of our young people buried in military cemeteries. This post is my plea for us to work together to stop all war – both current and future.
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Best 2012 US Election Ad So Far

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Screencap from Obama election ad 'Reverse'I hate a lot of the political ads blasting away on my TV but I love this one – President Obama’s ad is short and to the point giving a reason for his re-election “Remember how things were in 2008? Do we really want to reverse course now?”
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New And Fresh: Famous Findlayians Page

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image of Findlay Ohio Bicentennial logoI wanted to do something to celebrate the bicentennial of my hometown Findlay, Ohio. I decided to totally redo my Famous Findlayian web page. I gutted it and rebuilt it with fresh css, a splash of color, replacing some images with better ones, a new masthead image, and a couple of new additions to the list. Check it out.
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Even A Celebrity Tabloid Show Can Be A Prude: Show Censors Time Cover

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small image of uncensored Time coverThis week Time magazine created a storm by having a nursing mother on its cover to highlight a story about attachment parenting. Some people lost their minds over the picture that was not obscene unless you think a mother nursing their child is obscene. A celebrity tabloid TV show, not known for general decorum in their stories seemed to find something it wouldn’t hype. The show censored the Time cover, pixelizating the point where the child is suckling. What drama over a natural human behavior.
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