Monthly Archives: December 2012

Can Legal Weed Save Pizza and Ice Cream Parlors?

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Pizzerias, chocolatiers, ice cream parlors and other vendors of high cal, high carb foods have been facing a quiet crisis that could reach epidemic proportions in next few years: More and more women are choosing not to have a monthly … Continue reading

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Our Love-Hate-Love Affair with Violence

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My friend Li is an Evangelical Christian and, in keeping with her family values she keeps an eye on what her children view and read. In the summer, she took her 12-year-old daughter to the Hunger Games. “It’s the perfect … Continue reading

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12 Christmas Traditions That Aren’t About God or Shopping

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After an autumn of Bible-based gay bashing, and Religious Right candidates with “rape Tourette’s,” and End Times aficionados gunning for Armageddon rather than peace in the Middle East, some folks may be finding it a little tough to feel warm … Continue reading

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When Courage Means Quitting: Why a Young Humanist Walked Away from West Point

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Blake Page, a 24 year old cadet in his 4th year at West Point, created a storm on November 19 when he announced he was leaving in protest over religious discrimination and church state boundary violations. In his letter of … Continue reading

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