The panel tonight included an actual atheist from the US, Ellen Johnson, president of American Atheist. The other members were Rachel Maddow of Air America and Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, a conservative minister who once referred to blacks stranded in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina as “welfare-pampered,” “lazy” and “immoral.”
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Bigotry exists when there is a lack of understanding and our media is one way to build that understanding. It is easy to hate another group when you know nothing true about them.
CNN’s extended speculation into the death of former Playmate Anna Nicole Smith bumped the expected interview with Richard Dawkins on Thursday’s edition of Paula Zahn Now.
Blogging sources say now that the interview is to be seen on Monday 2/12 (Darwin Day)
Richard Dawkins to appear on Paula Zahn Now to respond the anti-atheist bigotry expressed on her show on January 31. He will be on tonight 2/8/07 at 8 PM EST on CNN
Karen Hunter and Debbie Schlussel’s comments were just plain factually wrong. Schlussel has an article on her website where she claims atheists are the next terrorists. It was like having members of the KKK complaining about civil rights. It was simply disgusting.