Monthly Archives: August 2012

You Didn’t Build That?

By Ronald Bruce Meyer (with a little help) “You didn’t build that” is a quote from President Barack Obama during a 13 July 2012 campaign speech in Roanoke, Virginia. While it was intended to emphasize the role of government in

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Report from the Republican Convention…

…And My Interview with God [Transcript of a LIVE report from Tampa, FL. John Mill is the radio voice of Ronald Bruce Meyer. This transcript is courtesy of the “American Heathen” Internet radio show which aired on Saturday, 8/25/12 on

Posted in Politics, Rant, Religion, Theology

Quick Comment: No Secular Prayers

Why I Don’t Like the Pledge of Allegiance I’ve spoken before about the soiled history of flag worship in the United States, that is, turning the Pledge of Allegiance into a prayer of devotion to the Christian God. I don’t

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Week in Freethought History (August 19-25)

Here’s your Week in Freethought History: This is more than just a calendar of events or mini-biographies – it’s a reminder that, no matter how isolated and alone we may feel at times, we as freethinkers are neither unique nor

Posted in Famous Freethinkers, History, Religion, Theology

Drone Wars and Death Panels

My wife has a 17-year-old who loves playing video games on his computer. He’s not much different from a typical teenager in this decade: he relishes the chase. He loves the total destruction of an ugly monster, a magic demon,

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Week in Freethought History (August 12-18)

Here’s your Week in Freethought History: This is more than just a calendar of events or mini-biographies – it’s a reminder that, no matter how isolated and alone we may feel at times, we as freethinkers are neither unique nor

Posted in Famous Freethinkers, History, Religion, Theology

Quick Comment: Man to Man

Whenever a guy says he wants to talk with me “man to man,” I assume he is up to no good. He either can’t get what he wants by just speaking right out; or he’s trying to get around my

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