Faith Healing, A Chronic Illness

The blogosphere has been alive and kicking after the terrible news of loss of human life in this country this past week. First, there was the terrible mega-twister that tore through Oklahoma, killing dozens that we know of so far. Shortly thereafter a story surfaced out of Pennsylvania of a child dying under the watch of his faithful parents.… [Read more]

The rejection of Westboro Baptist Church: A bi-partisan affair

The Patriot Guard Riders form a shield to protect grieving families from it. The hacker group “Anonymous” targets it. And now, a new White House petition seeks to designate it as a hate group.

Westboro Baptist Church:  A hate group (as previously designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League) on a mission, with the tax-exempt status of a religious organization as its reward.… [Read more]

Direct from Hell — Presenting Fred Phelps!

We’re Atheists — We don’t believe in Heaven, Hell, God or the devil.  But Fred Phelps, Sr., the founder of the extremist Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, certainly does.

The trouble is “Pastor” Phelps apparently gets them all confused. For, you see, he clearly thinks that God is Satan and that Satan is God. You might recall that Pastor Phelps and his Merry Band of Hateful Morons are the ones who picket military funerals, stage anti-gay rallies and, startlingly, are apparently planning to picket the funerals of the children and adults massacred on Friday at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.… [Read more]