Fred Phelps has a use!

April 21, 2009

Slacktivist, yet again, makes everything that much clearer. Writing about the homophobic astroturfing campaigning of the National Organisation for Marriage, he makes this perfect observation: We could go through a point-by-point refutation of the ad’s innuendo about the Big Gay Stormtroopers menacing California doctors, Massachusetts parents and tax-free beach-front property managers in New Jersey, but […]


You're either on the Atheist Bus, or you're off it…

January 10, 2009

I love the Atheist Bus. I’m sure many of you have heard about it. A group of atheists, humanists and the like had a whip-round and sponsored some London buses to carry a poster which reads, “There’s probably no god, so stop worrying and enjoy your life”. It’s the word ‘probably’ that makes me love […]


Xtianfuckwitwatch Returns, with… Harry Potter and the Xtian Plagarist

August 9, 2008

Back in the good old days, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and I was on LiveJournal, I ran an occasional series called Xtianfuckwitwatch. This was news posts (and, I confess, some ranting) about the type of idiocy that seems particular to certain extremists of the Christian persuasion. (Now, as then, I emphasise it’s not that […]


Past rants – Christianity is stupid

May 26, 2008

…and sometimes I just get downright pissed off. Please – if you are (as Stephen King put it in the Dark Tower series) ‘for the Jesus-man’, read the whole piece before throwing stones. (From 6 November 2006) Christianity is stupid (part of the xtianfuckwitwatch service) I have finally fucking well had enough. It’s time to […]