Things Atheism Has Nothing to do with

I really disagree with sentiments like this: I’d rather affiliate with progressive theists (although I’d be carping at them constantly about their goofball faith) than with atheists who want to rationalize women into subservience. We’re in a fight for the soul of atheism — and I want atheism to be something worth fighting for. I…

Misreading the Tea Leaves

This op-ed is a good distillation of a lot of the wishful thinking that goes on about the Tea Party. It’s overall line of argument is that Democracy is the Great Corrector, so if the Tea Party persists in being to the right of the median voter, the mehcanisms of electoral politics will prune it…