July 17, 2024

Category: Debates

Debates, Politics

Twitter says Bernie won

Normally whoever wins the debate is whoever you already agreed with before it began, but it seems that Twitter has an objective way of determining the winner of last night’s Democratic debate. See the link here. It was an amusing thing to see. The funniest summary I saw on Twitter was “a corporate sell-out, an […]

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Debates

Tell us again why we can’t have good gun legislation

Perhaps there are good reasons that most  Americans should own guns, but I want stay on point here. And yes, I was raised in Texas so I am keenly aware that it would be next to impossible to disarm just this state alone. However, why is it even possible for a Right Wing terrorist group […]

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Debates, discussion, Education

Texas Textbook hearing Tuesday Sept 15th in Austin

This hearing tomorrow, (Tuesday 2014/09/16) is a general hearing about the social studies textbooks that are up for adoption. Right now, there is a window where publishers can make changes to books prior to the final adoption/rejection that happens at the November SBOE meeting. For this hearing, it’s best as a strategy to first try […]

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Atheism, Atheist Feminism, Debates, discussion, Events, Humanism, Politics, Secular

Secular Pro-Life Same Old Scare Tactics

If I were to tell you that a purportedly secular anti-abortion group was engaging in the very same fear mongering and harassment of abortion providers that the largely Christian dominated pro-life groups do; would you be surprised? The True Pooka’s final report on Secular Pro-Life’s tactics is posted. In addition to the other tactics Pooka documented, the group […]

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Atheism, Atheist Feminism, Charity, Debates, discussion, Diversity, Education, Humanism, Morality, Politics, Secular

What really matters…The So-Called Secular Arguments Against Choice

It is often difficult and awkward to move disagreements forward to where they become productive in the insular, organized atheist community. Especially for a family that is as actively involved as the Ra family, because a lot of times we know and like and often respect the people involved on a personal level. And to […]

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