Category: News

R.I.P. Jan-Michael Vincent (1944 – 2019)

I was out at a bar after work with two colleagues when I saw the news flashed on a TV

Canada Grants Asylum To Rahaf Alqunun

Aside from writing about the FFRF National Conventions, I haven’t posted much else that is directly related to atheism and

Happy 242nd Birthday USA!

You don’t look a day over two centuries. Last year, I added something to the effect of, “I hope you

Happy 151st Birthday Canada!

Happy 151st birthday to the best country on Earth! I am very grateful to live in Canada. It’s not perfect,

R.I.P. Stephen Hawking (1942 – 2018)

The news was already widespread this morning when I woke. Farewell, Professor Hawking. Thank-you for your incredible contributions to our

R.I.P. John Perry Barlow (1947–2018)

Yesterday morning, Grateful Dead lyricist and EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow passed away in his sleep. Rolling Stone has nice

Bravo Australia!

I was very pleased to learn last night that Australians overwhelmingly voted for marriage equality. Excellent! Every state and territory

R.I.P. Gord Downie (1964 – 2017)

On Tuesday, The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie succumbed to the terminal brain tumour that he was diagnosed with last

R.I.P. Hugh Hefner (1926–2017)

Farewell Mr. Hefner and thank-you for all your work. Although I suspect that much of this news will surround Playboy

Happy Birthday America!

Happy 241st birthday America! I sincerely hope that you are around to see number 242…

Happy Sesquicentennial Canada!

The Constitution Act (aka. the British North America Act) was signed 150 years ago today. It essentially formed Canada. I

Farewell, Mr. Cohen

What a week! A tumultuous upset in the United States’ election – which I kept out of on this blog

I Did Not Expect This Today

One day after the wonderful first anniversary of the Obergefell decision and SCOTUS gives us this excellent decision. This stupid

Happy 1st Anniversary To The Obergefell Decision

Today marks one year since the SCOTUS Obergefell decision legalized marriage equality across the United States. Suspiciously absent is the

Weird Weather

While I am grateful to have escaped such violent weather – my second spring in Texas was an introduction to

Congratulations To SpaceX!

WOW! What an incredible accomplishment. Congratulations to everyone at SpaceX for advancing the technologies for space travel and exploration. My