Dear Honkie

Dear Honkie

That’s right. I started this post with a pejorative word for white people in hopes that it would get your attention and that it might mean that you’d read it. Unfortunately, my recent experience with my fellow Caucasians has been that? once threatened or humiliated in the slightest by the chance of an inconvenience or […]

Oklahoma Ban On Marriage Gateway To Equality

Oklahoma Ban On Marriage Gateway To Equality

While I’m sure Republican Mike Turner and his cohorts didn’t intend it, their recent submission to the legal calendar is likely to backfire on their plans to shut down marital unions between homosexual couples. The plan, which Republicans state will get Oklahoma out of the business of marriage altogether, leaves the marital rite as a […]

Why I’m An Atheist Activist In The Deep South

Why I’m An Atheist Activist In The Deep South

There are a couple things everyone assumes about the people they meet here in the town of Eastman, Georgia; you probably vote Republican, and you probably self identify as a Christian; whether or not there is any evidence of that identification in your life. Eastman is your typical small town in the deep South, complete […]

Proof That The Pro-Life Stance Is NOT Biblical, With Citations

Proof That The Pro-Life Stance Is NOT Biblical, With Citations

Note: For the purposes of this discussion it should be understood that when I’m referring to that which is properly “Christian Ethics,” I’m referring to the idea that that which is Christian is also Biblical. So for the purposes of this post and any discussion about it, think of Christian Ethics as Biblical Ethics and, […]

Race In America: Recognizing My White Privilege

Race In America: Recognizing My White Privilege

White Privilege.??Many deny it’s existence, unaware that the leg up they’ve received in their own lives simply because they’ve been born with the right skintone – yet in the wake of Mike Brown’s death in Ferguson, 12 year old Tamir Rice’s murder in Cleveland, and Eric Garner’s murder at the hands of police in New […]

The Frontlines Of The War On Christmas

The Frontlines Of The War On Christmas

If you’ve never been exposed to the annual deluge of commentary from Christian pundits and lay persons regarding the so called “War on Christmas,” consider yourself lucky. In America today, especially in the Bible Belt, you can’t look twice before you find someone claiming that there is some sort of ?War on Christmas,” or better […]

5 Tips For Southern Atheists

5 Tips For Southern Atheists

Many people find it surprising to learn that Southern atheists aren’t completely extinct and in fact are probably growing in number in towns like mine. The Southern atheist, however, doesn’t publicize his or her beliefs for fear of the social, familial, and economic repercussions that often result from being “out.” I’m what you might call […]