Josh Rosenau Hits Nail on Head on the Ark Park

My friend Josh Rosenau of the National Center for Science Education has an essay in New Scientist about Ken Ham's new Noah's Ark theme park. He points out that public schools that take kids on field trips there will be rather obviously violating the law: … [Read more...]

Wingnut: Dallas Shooting a False Flag. Or Caused by Evolution.

David Whitney, a dominionist minister who teaches a fake version of American history for the Christian Reconstructionist Institute on the Constitution, says that the shooting of police officers in Dallas was a false flag operation. Or they were caused by evolution, take your pick. … [Read more...]

Ken Ham Sets Himself Up for a Butt Kicking

A few days ago, the FFRF sent a letter to about a thousand school districts in the region telling them that if they hold field trips to go to Ken Ham's Ark Park, they will be violating the First Amendment. Ham responded by making it essentially free for schools to do so. … [Read more...]

Christian Scientists Debunk Flood Geology and the Grand Canyon

One of the most laughable arguments from young earth creationists is that the Grand Canyon was deposited and dug during the global flood that Noah escaped in the ark. With the opening of the Ark park in Kentucky, a group of Christian scientists are thoroughly debunking that argument at the BioLogos website. … [Read more...]

IPads Will Save Christian College Students from ‘Secular Roommates’

A group of Christian schools in California are equipping students with iPads that contain "proven evidence" to help them maintain their faith against the scourge of "secular roommates" when they go to college. Their explanation of why that's necessary speaks volumes. … [Read more...]

Limbaugh Repeats Dumbest Anti-Evolution Argument

If one can identify the single dumbest argument against evolution, it might well be the "if we evolved from apes, why are there still apes" argument. So naturally, Rush Limbaugh made that exact argument when discussing the killing of a gorilla in a zoo after a young child got into his space. … [Read more...]

Ohio Students Taught Muslim Creationism in Biology Class

Zack Copplin, the incredibly diligent young man who has been exposing the teaching of creationism in schools in Louisiana, has an article at the Daily Beast detailing how students in Youngstown, Ohio are being shown a creationism video put out by a Muslim sex cult in their biology classes. … [Read more...]

Catching Up With Kent Hovind

Since Kent Hovind got out of prison after serving nine years for tax evasion and other charges, a whole lot has happened. Pete Reilly, a columnist on tax matters for Forbes, has been following it closely on his blog. It seems his wife has filed for divorce and he's locked in a battle with his son Eric for control of his ministry. … [Read more...]

Fischer Claims Reuters Disproved Evolution

Bryan Fischer is, of course, a young earth creationist. He's also a bit....truth-challenged, to say the least. So on his radio show, he claimed that Reuters had published an article disproving evolution once and for all. But it wasn't from Reuters, it was from a creationist website that had used an image from Reuters. … [Read more...]

LA Senator: Teach Creationism Because Science Proves the Bible!

Here's Louisiana state Sen. John Milkovich -- a Democrat, for crying out loud -- arguing that we should teach creationism in public school science classrooms because science has "validated the biblical story of creation" and they recently found Noah's Ark. … [Read more...]

About Those Ark Park Billboards…

The Tri-State Freethinkers are raising money to put up billboards near where Ken Ham's Noah's ark theme park is being built, reminding them that it's really a celebration of genocide and incest. Personally, I would have left the incest part out, but I do like the idea of pointing out the genocide. After all, I was the creator of this: … [Read more...]

Ignoramus Sure He Found Fossils from Noah’s Flood

So what happens when someone completely ignorant of geology and paleontology finds a few fossilized snails in his backyard? He calls up a "self-proclaimed fossil expert" and declares that he has found fossils from Noah's flood. And then everyone points and laughs at him. … [Read more...]