Tag Archives: Creationism

Presidential Jackpot

Artist – Matt Wuerker In other news, in its latest annual report Wal-Mart has disclosed that cuts to food stamps (SNAP) and other social programs are risk factors to their business, meaning the chain is admitting that their customers are … Continue reading
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‘Creation Museum’ Demands Equal Airtime to Refute Scientific Facts in ‘Cosmos’ Series

I blame Bill Nye. Several weeks ago, Nye thought it’d be a fine idea to debate a well known creationist and founder of the Creation Museum, Ken Ham. On debate points and grasp of reality, Nye absolutely won the debate. … Continue reading
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There Is No Debate Between Science and Creationism; Science is the Only ‘Side’

I’d like to preface by saying I admire Bill Nye. He’s one of those rare personalities who inspires us to learn more about the world and his contributions to education are indispensable. That said, I’m not quite sure why he … Continue reading
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Bobby Jindal’s Vouchers Receive the Final Death-Blow

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s school voucher program, which I lovingly refer to as Jesus Rode a Dinosaur Education, has received the final death-blow from the Louisiana State Supreme Court. From the Associated Press Tuesday’s 6-1 decision upholds a state district … Continue reading
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Governor Jindal Defends Creationism in Public Schools

In an interview with NBC’s Hoda Kotb at the ‘Education Nation’ event in New Orleans this past Friday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal defended his voucher program, which was deemed unconstitutional and now awaits the determination of the Louisiana Supreme Court. But he was … Continue reading
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Jesus Rode a Dinosaur and KISS Stands for Knights in Satan’s Service

We already know that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s school voucher program, which was recently ruled unconstitutional, allows faux “schools” to teach children that men and dinosaurs lived side by side and that slavery and the KKK really weren’t that bad, … Continue reading
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Republicans Are Dominating State Politics, Destroying Science

My Thursday column: Many of us are enjoying our post-election schadenfreude, observing as the Republican Party increasingly marginalizes itself, demographically and politically, and scrambles to cut a narrowing path to the White House while also attempting to shove the tea … Continue reading
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Judge: Bobby Jindal’s Jesus Rode a Dinosaur Education is Unconstitutional

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal suffered a setback today when his school voucher program was ruled unconstitutional by a district court judge. BATON ROUGE – A district court judge ruled today the funding formula in Gov. Bobby Jindal’s school voucher program … Continue reading

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Let The Pandering Begin

This is Marco Rubio speaking directly to the lunatic base of the Republican party. He clearly wants to get out ahead of the game of winning the hearts and minds of future primary voters. via ThinkProgress GQ: How old do … Continue reading

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Do the Evolution

These poll results on evolution are both shocking and predictable. You know what this tells me? It tells me Americans will mostly believe any hooey that’s fed to them. And attitudes really haven’t changed that much over time. It’s not … Continue reading

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Perry University

Artist – Mike Keefe In other news, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry signed the Susan B. Anthony anti-abortion pledge today which is a vow to “select only pro-life appointees for relevant Cabinet and Executive Branch positions,” and the U.S. plans … Continue reading

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Doy.

I don’t usually single out noncombatants, but this letter to the editor regarding evolution is unbelievably idiotic. He considers evolution a science that should be taught because evolution is “scientifically proven.” OK, show me one human being conceived, carried and … Continue reading

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End Times for Creationists

…as a political force, at least. Via Sullivan, Christopher Hitchens summarizes why the end might be near: In many ways, this battle can be seen as the last stand of the Protestant evangelicals with whom I was mingling and debating. … Continue reading

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