Freethought News

From: Jason F.
Sent on: Saturday, August 4, 2012 1:42 PM

Hey everyone,

So see you guys tonight at 6 at Bamboo,

Also I am going to be recording the first podcast tonight after C&C and trying to release it tomorrow.

Next, I hope you guys can join us Tuesday at Bamboo (7 pm) to discuss Freud's "Future of an Illusion"

 

and... here are your articles for this week's C&C

 

TOP
Gore Vidal

http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/obit/story/2012-08-01/gore-vidal-dies/56631952/1

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/books/gore-vidal-elegant-writer-dies-at-86.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/books/gore-vidal-elegant-writer-dies-at-86.html?_r=1&hp

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/02/opinion/cavett-gore-vidal/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/01/opinion/kaplan-gore-vidal/index.html?hpt=hp_c2

Skyline Debate

http://freethought.com/2012/07/30/2187/

New Egyptian Kidnapping Show

http://www.timesofisrael.com/nothing-funnier-than-a-kidnapping/

India’s Power Grid broke down

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444405804577560413178678898.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_LEFTTopStories

Mac Mountain Lion

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/02/snopp-dogg-is-a-rasta-now-what-is-that-anyway/?hpt=hp_c2

Separation

MO pushing public prayer amd

http://www.secularnewsdaily.com/2012/08/action-alert-vote-no-on-missouris-public-prayer-amendment-tuesday-august-7th/

Pernicious Piety

MO priest pleads guilty to child porn

http://clergygonewild.com/sex-abuse/36-other/1716-missouri-priest-pleads-guilty-to-child-porn-charges

German Bishop calls for blasphemy laws

http://www.thelocal.de/society/20120802-44127.html

Al Qaeda fighters destroy ancient gate

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/07/03/12537407-al-qaida-linked-fighters-destroy-end-of-the-world-gate-in-timbuktu?lite

Mali Islamists stone two to death for adultery

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/02/world/africa/mali-couple-stoned/index.html

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/02/world/africa/mali-couple-stoned/index.html?hpt=hp_t3

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/31/world/africa/couple-stoned-to-death-by-islamists-in-mali.html?_r=3

(difference between Islam and Islamist)

Saudi Women allowed to compete in Hijab

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/saudi-woman-allowed-compete-hijab-214052258--spt.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/olympics/news/9441707/London-2012-Olympics-Saudi-Arabian-judo-athlete-will-compete-in-hijab.html

British Court Convicts Parents of Honor Murder

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/03/world/europe/uk-shafilea-honor-murder/index.html?hpt=hp_t3

2 Pig Heads hung outside of mosque in france

http://www.myfoxny.com/story/19168109/2-pig-heads-hung-outside-mosque-in-france

Saudi comedian who poked fun at Islamists shot dead

http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/19169024/somali-comedian-who-poked-fun-at-islamists-shot-dead

Politics

Most americans wouldn’t vote for an atheist

http://www.secularnewsdaily.com/2012/07/poll-most-americans-would-vote-atheist-for-president/

Gaffney attempts to take down Grover with Muslim bro allegations

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/01/frank-gaffney-grover-norquist-muslim-brotherhood_n_1699604.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/9450587/Muslim-Brotherhood-establishes-militia-inside-Syria.html

http://sheikyermami.com/2012/07/29/atheist-head-honcho-david-silverman-shrieks-hysterically-about-mubro-infiltraitors-in-u-s-government/

US Retains control of internet

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-19106420

human Rights

School rejects child bc parents are gay, still gets federal funds

http://www.secularnewsdaily.com/2012/07/school-rejects-3-year-old-because-parents-are-gay-but-still-gets-federal-funds/

Contraception Argument

http://www.secularnewsdaily.com/2012/08/batty-over-birth-control-setting-the-record-straight-about-the-contraception-mandate/

Chick-Fil-A

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/03/us/chick-fil-a-kiss-day/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

http://unicornbooty.com/blog/2012/07/30/surely-sarah-palins-chick-fil-a-facebook-photoshoot-had-zero-to-do-with-homophobia-right/

http://unicornbooty.com/blog/2012/08/03/chick-fil-a-vandalized-by-accurate-taste-like-hate-graffiti/

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/08/03/new-hampshire-chick-fil-a-manager-to-sponsor-gay-pride-festival/

http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/national/colorado-bakery-wont-make-wedding-cake-for-gay-couple-dave-mullin-and-charlie-craig-they-say

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/chick-fil-supporters-gather-appreciation-day/story?id=16904664#.UB1PBJcQEb0

http://www.chron.com/news/article/Kisses-at-Chick-fil-A-to-protest-gay-marriage-view-3759226.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+houstonchronicle%2Ftopheadlines+%28chron.com+-+Top+Stories%29

http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-chick-fil-a-kiss-in-20120802,0,3873417.story

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/08/chick-fil-a-kiss-hate-graffiti-vandalized.html

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/03/us-usa-gaymarriage-chickfila-idUSBRE8720XP20120803

http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/breaking-chick-fil-a-gets-multiple-human-rights-act-complaints-filed-against-them/discrimination/2012/08/02/45487?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheNewCivilRightsMovement+%28The+New+Civil+Rights+Movement%29

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2012/08/02/gay-employee-says-chick-fil-a-appreciation-day-was-very-depressing/

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/02/us/us-chick-fil-a-debate/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

http://www.cnn.com/2012/08/01/us/chick-fil-a-appreciation/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/08/01/chick-fil-a-supporters-to-turn-out-for-appreciation-day/

http://www.glaad.org/blog/chick-fil-sued-gender-discrimination?fb_comment_id=fbc_10151047860700902_22796471_10151058460565902#f196140ae8

Science/Health

Mars

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-planet-mars.html

http://phys.org/news/2012-08-fast-voyager-solar-edge.html

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/space/story/2012-08-01/NASA-mars-rover/56656270/1

Palm trees grew in Antarctica

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19077439

 

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