Yearly Archives: 2015

Was I Wrong?

One day in June, I stopped at Dunkin’ Donuts to buy an iced tea for the road. I noticed an SUV with a driver and three passengers had just parked in a handicap parking space. The vehicle displayed no handicap

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A New Union vs The Old Confederacy – The Resurrection

By Freethought Almanac Contributor R.J. Evans As the last visible vestige of the old South withers and dies with the retirement of the Confederate flag from southern statehouses, the New Union rejoices. It’s a victory nobody expected, but it came

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Religion and the Cuban Revolution (1959)

It was on this date, January 1, 1959, that Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista fled the country, thereby signifying the success of Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution. “The Pearl of the Antilles,” at the entrance to the Gulf of Mexico,

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Language Larceny

What is wrong with education in America? How can a high school student be so wrong about the core principles of his country that he would utter such nonsense as this: “What makes you American is not the language you

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Atheist Hate Crime?

And do we really want our government reaching into our minds when meting out punishment? Really? I think Westerners tried that once before: it was called the Dark Ages.

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Murder, Hate Crime, Atheist

By Guest Contributor R.J. Evans Three young people were murdered in Chapel Hill, NC recently. They were college students and muslim. The killer is openly Atheist and anti-theist. The victims’ families, in their understandable grief, are calling the murders a

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February 8: Henry Walter Bates

It was on this date, February 8, 1825, that British naturalist and explorer Henry Walter Bates was born. He travelled through rainforests of the Amazon with Alfred Russel Wallace from 1848-1850. He then left Wallace and explored the Amazon for

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