Doug Reardon's Blog – December 2009 Archive (3)

Mom in law

Ah, Winter's Solstice when Christians promulgate their reason for the season! I was sitting there, minding my own business when my mother in law (whom I love and is a real great person) said: "things are much worse now than when the bible was written." My response was: well, now God doesn't tell us to kill all the males (of our enemies) rape all the women, and take all the children for slaves! And she said, that's blaspheming and I won't have it in my house! And I said, it's your bible mom, I… Continue

Added by Doug Reardon on December 29, 2009 at 10:48pm — 2 Comments

Obits

I came across these two obituaries in the local newspaper today:

"Uncle Jack" age 94, traveled many miles during his career and lifetime. On December 8, 2009 he took his final "road trip" and is now in heaven playing baseball with his friends.

"Auntie Gay Nell" moved into a new home and embarked on a new adventure December 7, 2009. She was joyfully received there by her Lord and savior, Jesus Christ and her mother and father.

I can't believe I actually read the obituaries, (I… Continue

Added by Doug Reardon on December 21, 2009 at 9:06pm — 3 Comments

The war on the winter's solstice

We must do something to stop the War on the Winter's Solstice that Christians are waging. It is unconscionable that they should deny the true reason that we celebrate at this time of year, the sun has stopped its journey away and has begun its return. Please, make your feelings known to those who would usurp our holiday!

Added by Doug Reardon on December 12, 2009 at 2:06pm — 5 Comments

Forum

Ear-piercing a baby

Started by Simon Mathews in Atheist Parenting. Last reply by Belle Rose 3 minutes ago. 16 Replies

Torture Report release today

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My Grandpa died last week

Started by Physeter in Small Talk. Last reply by David Seidman 5 hours ago. 8 Replies

Why do we tolerate this?

Started by Belle Rose in Crime and Punishment. Last reply by Pope Beanie 8 hours ago. 25 Replies

In Defense of ‘Islamophobia’

Started by Brian Daurelle in Society. Last reply by Virgil 11 hours ago. 202 Replies

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