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IHEU Statement To The United Nations Highlights Dangers To Religious Dissenters In The World

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image of a Holy Bible with a warning stickerThe International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) gave a report to the United Nations detailing that Atheists, humanists, freethinkers and other non-religious people are discriminated against around the world, where expression of their views is often criminalized and subject in some countries to capital punishment. The report was in response to efforts by Islamic countries to obtain a world ban on “defamation of religion” which mirrors efforts by religious conservatives in the United States attempting to cover their bigotry under the guise of “religious freedom”.
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Whew, I am SO glad I was wrong about Sarah Palin

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I was one of those who questioned her foreign policy experience but after her field trip to the UN on Tuesday, she’s put my mind at ease.

I got a good chuckle out of the Moose cooking tips she shared with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan.

A few years ago I had the pleasure to meet race car driver Bobby Rahal, so catch me driving in the Indy 500 next year. Since I live near a bank, the government will let me deal with the massive Wall Street bail out.