If you were a Martian visiting Dallas for the first time, you might have trouble even believing how obscure the issues are in City Council elections here, as if we were always voting between one guy who ties his shoes left to right and another one who goes the other way. And I do admit, sometimes yo ... More >>
Last year around Easter-time, local conservative talking head and life-sized Cabbage Patch doll Ben Ferguson was upset with the Dallas Fort-Worth Coalition of Reason, our local band of godless heathen sodomites. He was unhappy that they'd chosen Easter for their newest ad campaign, the theme of whi ... More >>
Dallas-area atheists had a controversial and often entertaining 2012, in which they pissed off both movie theaters and Baptist preachers . Our recent cover story about the rise of atheism in Texas also brought furious arguing in the comments section and, in our sister paper in Houston, Bible trac ... More >>
With help from a former church boy from Dallas, the state's "nones" are getting organized and going public.
To: Lovers of America From: The Republican National Committee RE: Emergency platform changes Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes. Our new platform on ba ... More >>
Death, destruction and the end of humanity: Dallas pastor Irvin Baxter is building a media juggernaut by predicting the very worst.
Several weeks ago, two area theaters refused to show an ad for atheism, part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason's new campaign, "Our Families Are Great Without Religion." Now the American Humanist Association, which supports DFWCoR's parent organization, the United Coalition of Reason, has ... More >>
Movie theaters of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, do you never cease toying with the affections of local atheists? First it was Movie Tavern that backed out of showing the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason's ad proclaiming their families are "Great Without Religion." Now it's the Angelika, which sai ... More >>
Last week we told you about the Dallas Fort-Worth Coalition of Reason's tiff with Movie Tavern. Once more, briefly: DFWCoR signed a contract to pay Movie Tavern three grand to show a pro-atheism ad as part of the coalition's new campaign, "Our Families Are Great Without Religion." But Movie Tavern d ... More >>
Just in time for Easter, the irrepressible atheists over at the Dallas-Fort Worth Coalition of Reason are back. You'll recall that back in February, the group erected a South Dallas billboard in praise of black free-thinkers. This time around, for a campaign they've dubbed "Our Families Are Great ... More >>
"Here they go again," Reverend Kyev Tatum said. He laughed, but stopped abruptly. He was talking, of course, about the atheists. When we last caught up with the Dallas-Forth Worth Coalition of Reason, our local band of atheists, freethinkers and humanists, they were trying fruitlessly to g ... More >>
The Dallas city council today is locked in a dispute today over paying a contractor $8.3 million to help City Manager Mary Suhm straighten out a huge mess with the city's computerized billing system. Unable to resolve it this morning, they will come back to the question this afternoon. Watch ... More >>