Highest-Ranking Elected Atheist Announced

You may recall that a while back, the Secular Coalition for America ran a contest to find the highest-ranking elected
in the U.S. Government. Now the contest has ended and
the results have been announced.

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Sell Your Soul, Get A Free DVD

Brian Flemming and the Rational Response Squad have announced the Blasphemy Challenge.

The offer is simple: deny the Holy Spirit in a video (thus committing the one unforgivable sin and condemning your soul to eternal torment), post it to YouTube, and if you’re one of the first 1001 people, you get a free copy of the movie The God Who Wasn’t There

I won’t be participating, because a) I already have a copy of the DVD, b) I look like a dork on video, c) I sound like a dork on audio, d) I can afford to buy additional copies if I want to give them away as presents. But I will say this: I deny the holy spirit, and I hope that’s enough to get Brian Flemming to autograph my copy of the DVD if I ever meet him.

(HT PZ Myers.)

Faith-Based Airport Security

If airports set up special lines at security checkpoints for Muslims, as
various right-wingers have been suggesting,
may I suggest an express line for atheists, with lighter security checks?

After all, when’s the last time an atheist hijacked a plane, or drove a car bomb into a schoolyard, or blew up an abortion clinic, an
olympic stadium,
office building?

Brian Flemming’s War on Easter

Brian Flemming, the author of the documentary
The God Who Wasn’t There,
has a new thing going: a
War on Easter.

I bet Bill O’Reilly and John Gibson are already wetting their pants in delight.

press release
explains the MO: undercover operatives (no doubt endowed with super-secret atheist Ninja powers of concealment; either that, or they have a suit and can blend into a crowd) will hide DVDs of The God Who Wasn’t There in churches, where they’re likely to be found by congregants and Easter egg hunters.

A bit like Chick tracts with much better production values. There’s also an