Bush Illogic 101: Bush Claims Success in Keeping America Safe
December 19, 2008


President Bush claimed on Dec. 17 that “there can be no debate” about his record of keeping America safe. “No debate”? Really?

Evangelical Lobbyist Resigns Amid Civil Unions Flap
December 19, 2008


Proponents of the popular   religion-as-guardian-of-civil rights narrative have some rethinking to do.   According to the     New York Times   , Richard Cizik, the longtime Washington lobbyist for the National Association of Evangelicals, has resigned after revealing his support for civil unions for gay couples.  That’s right: not gay marriage, but the …

Paul Kurtz on the Current Economic Recession
December 18, 2008


CFI Founder Paul Kurtz discusses the current economic recession with CFI VP of Communications Nathan Bupp

Obama to Gays and Lesbians: Go to Hell
December 18, 2008


Rev. Rick Warren, the popular evangelical pastor and best-selling author, has been selected to deliver the invocation at Barack Obama’s inauguration. That’s Rick Warren, the guy who campaigned on behalf of Prop. 8 in California. That’s Rick Warren, the person who has compared same-sex marriage to pedophilia. A gay friend of mine, who grew up …

One God or Many Universes?
December 17, 2008


Should atheists use the “multiverse” hypothesis to offer an alternative to supernaturalism?

This Just In: Blogging Skeptic Skeptical of Blogs
December 17, 2008


As I write my first entry for the sparkly new   Free Thinking blog, I’m skeptical of its utility. While I have spent much of my career promoting critical thinking and skepticism, I’m concerned about joining the noise, the glut of words inundating the Web and indeed the world. By most estimates there are over …

Paul Kurtz Interviewed on Sirius Satellite Radio
December 16, 2008


CFI chairman and founder Paul Kurtz was recently interviewed on the Michelangelo Signorile Show, heard on Sirius Satellite Radio

Demjanjuk: ‘Ivan the Bloody’
December 16, 2008


Germany justified in seeking U.S.’s extradition of Nazi death-camp guard Ivan “John” Demjanjuk for Holocaust war crimes.