Government shutdown: Who’s at fault?

If the government shuts down -- I don't believe it will -- who will you blame? The Republican plan funds the government to the requests of the President and his political compatriots, except for the ACA (Obamacare).  The President and Senate Democrats pledge to vote down and veto any bill that … [Read more...]

Study released in the journal Nature Climate Change confirms hiatus in global warming

A new study released by's journal, Nature Climate Change confirms what "deniers" have been claiming for the past few years: the warming of the Earth has come to a halt.  The journal "is a monthly journal dedicated to publishing the most significant and cutting-edge research on the science … [Read more...]

Sunday Fun: I have a confession: I waste ketchup

I love ketchup.  I put it on potatoes of all kinds, burgers, hot dogs, onion rings and much more. One thing I have yet to perfect is judging the exact amount of ketchup to squeeze out for the food to be dipped. It's almost always too much, by a lot. When I'm done there's always a left over 2-3 … [Read more...]

Does the Bible forbid Christians from “judging”?

The oft quoted and ever misinterpreted Matthew 7:1, the infamous "judge not" passage is arguably the most recognizable passage in the Bible save John 3:16.  And right behind that is 'remove the log from your own eye before addressing the speck in someone else's'.  I can understand why non-Christians … [Read more...]

Polar ice at record highs, but…but…global warming!

Everything from the increase of extreme weather events to the decrease of extreme weather events is attributed to Anthropogenic (man-made) Global Warming, or AGW for short.  Well it it seems global warming also causes record amounts of ice at the Poles. (Washington Post) -- Antarctic sea ice has … [Read more...]

Jesus said: I was hungry and you didn’t give me food stamps…or something

The following clip is as sad as it is funny, _____________________________________________________ Let me help Ed Shultz's faith leader on this one.  It's 2 Thessalonians 3:10 "For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to … [Read more...]

Trending Now: #MakeDCListen

The Make DC Listen hashtag is more than a protest against President Barack Obama's healthcare law.  The fact is a large majority of the American public has been opposed to this law from it's inception.  In order to get the nation's attention, Texas Senator Ted Cruz (R) is engaging in a token … [Read more...]

There’s probably no God

  It's the 'probably' that's a problem.  Now, I'm not making any arguments here, but probably shouldn't offer the level of comfort many Atheists find in their belief that there's probably no God.  I'm just thinking of all the other probablys: The ice is probably safe to walk on. The gun is … [Read more...]

3 years ago today

Three years ago I began this blog.  I needed an outlet for my political and religious thoughts and opinions.  I'm surprised that I've kept it going and still enjoy it as much as I do. Thanks to my readers for following along and sharing your own thoughts as well. I've always been thankful for my … [Read more...]

Red heads and gays

Both homosexuality and having red hair occur in approximately 2% of the American population. There are people on both sides of the same sex marriage issue for whom they are not intimately effected. Of course no matter in which direction this issue is resolved the ripple effect will have an impact … [Read more...]

Same Sex Marriage: History reveals a clear loser

Atticus is the author of the progressive-right political and lifestyle blog BlogTruth. His experience spans almost a decade providing business and consulting services to firms across the globe. Stop by his blog and say hello. **It should be noted that the ideas in this commentary do not reflect the … [Read more...]

Is this normal?

  Doesn't it strike you as at all strange that behaviors which lead to the displays at pride parades are considered normal and opposition to such behavior is considered hateful and abnormal? … [Read more...]

Atheists are still poor theologians This retweet really serves to show how little some Atheists (who claim the intellectual high ground no doubt) understand about Christian theology.  The doctrine of the Trinity posits that the Father, the Son, and the Spirit are all … [Read more...]

Inconsistencies in the Bible and why it doesn’t mean what you think it does

Skeptics have many reasons they offer for why they reject the authority of the Bible.  The reasons range anywhere from recording supernatural events to being edited and re-written over the centuries to suit the needs of the Church.  Among the most recurring objections are the many inconsistencies … [Read more...]

Where’s the unbiased evidence for the life and miracles of Jesus?

There's no shortage of skeptical Atheists who ask this question.  Essentially the complaint/question is that there aren't enough 'unbiased' sources confirming the miracles of Jesus.This complaint has problems of it's own.  Not the least of which that any document would likely be considered … [Read more...]

War On Women: Old White Men

How often is the pro-life movement maligned as a War on Women waged by old white men? If I had a dime... But that’s politics. More often than not, truth takes a backseat to emotion and the ever-increasing urge to rile up the base. It’s a useful tool. And lately, destructive ideas need only a … [Read more...]

If you’re Black and support Democrats, you’re lucky to be alive…literally

I've never understood how Blacks in America can so unwaveringly support the Democrat party writ large given how the party has supported policies which are proven to not be in their best interest.  If you are Black in America especially in a large city, being born is literally a crap shoot. And … [Read more...]

World’s top thinker Richard Dawkins still not that good at theology Isn't it cute how famed biologist Richard Dawkins tries so hard to offer theological commentary on the nature of God.  He's the world's top thinker you know.  What is he really trying to say here?  Is he saying that God isn't or … [Read more...]

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change forced to admit Earth is cooling

The UN IPCC is starting to see the light the crazy science-hating deniers have seen from the beginning,  The only surprise here is that they're actually admitting it. (Telegraph) -- A cold Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the ice cap, leading experts to predict a period of global … [Read more...]

Waiting periods: Tattoos vs. Abortion

A new regulation on the body art industry in Washington D.C. would require a 24 hour waiting period before getting tattooed. (Washington Post) -- A mandatory 24-hour waiting period is among the provisions included in a 66-page package of draft regulations governing the “body art” industry released … [Read more...]