One Step Forward For Mental Health, We Hope

Almost as soon as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed in to law a ban on gay to straight conversion therapy for children under the age of 18 in his state, the conservative lobbyists flew in to action. Spearheading the movement behind their unfounded complaints is a group known as Liberty Counsel. This organization has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Camden, N.J.… [Read more]

Best Wishes to All!

It’s holiday season. For those among us who don’t celebrate Christmas and/or hold any particular religious beliefs, you’re not forgotten. We thought we’d keep things light by posting this clip from the classic comedy, Seinfeld — and we keep in mind that in this country, we are all free to worship – or not – whomever and whatever we choose this or any other time of the year.… [Read more]

A Fox News Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve, and the Fox News dire warnings about the so-called ‘War on Christmas’ are at full fever crescendo, with Roger Ailes’ stable of presenters frothier than Rick Santorum at a bible-belt pep rally. Or in San Francisco, ministering with Marcus Bachmann (aka: “Swiss Miss.”)

Meanwhile, several time zones to the east, pilots of the Royal Norwegian Air Force are leaving their ready rooms in Bodø, above the Arctic Circle, to escort ole St.… [Read more]

Atheists Can Enjoy Christmas Too

Let’s get this out of the way first—I’m basically an atheist. And yes, I like Christmas. That probably doesn’t make a lot of sense at first glance but allow me to explain.

An Illustration of the Ghost of Christmas Present from Charles Dickens’ novel “A Christmas Carol.”

I hate winter, more than any of the other seasons.… [Read more]

War on Christmas? Try a War on Understanding One Another.

While Fox Nation is bolstering up its defenses for the War on Christmas, many of us find ourselves wondering whether or not they have anything over which to be so upset. Fox continually reminds us that religion in America is under attack, at constant risk of being extinguished. We are also implored to be mindful of the “reason for the season”, and take in to account the religious underpinnings of the holiday season.… [Read more]

Merry Christmas!

No borders…there is no war on Christmas; it’s a day of peace, no matter what your religious (or secular) views.

*How is “Merry Christmas” said around the world?

Afrikaans: Geseënde Kersfees Afrikander: Een Plesierige Kerfees African/ Eritrean/ Tigrinja: Rehus-Beal-Ledeats Albanian:Gezur Krislinjden Arabic: Milad Majid Argentine: Feliz Navidad Armenian: Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand Azeri: Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun Bahasa Malaysia: Selamat Hari Natal Basque: Zorionak eta Urte Berri On!… [Read more]