Atheist Possibly Sprayed with Something Holy and Watery

I’ve read three different versions of this story and still can’t quite piece together what happened. But the gist of it is that a teacher at a high school (Schandra Tompkinsel Rodriguez) responded to a student’s claim that Haiti had a pact with Satan and that’s why God sent them the earthquake by admitting she [Read More...]

Ask Richard: How Do I Handle My Six-Year-Old’s Beliefs?

Note: When letter writers sign with their first names instead of a pseudonym or nickname, I randomly change their name for added anonymity. I send my 6 yr old daughter to the only private school in our small town. Naturally, it is a catholic school. I love the people and the education she is getting. [Read More...]

Texans for Truth Rally Gets Positive Press

Yesterday was the Texans for Truth rally, urging elected officials to fight back against the revisionist history being proposed by the conservatives on the state’s Board of Education. They had a lot of supporters there and some very positive coverage in the local media: As the video points out, the revisionist history that’s being proposed [Read More...]

Want a Teaching Job? Then Become a Catholic

The job market is tough right now. I can tell you from experience that finding a teaching job in certain markets is *really* hard right now since many districts are laying people off left and right. Some teachers in Canada are resorting to extreme tactics to secure a position: They’re pretending to be Catholic: “I [Read More...]

Hey, Liberty University Students…

I know you’re excited about being done with school and Glenn Beck speaking at your graduation and all… But you should really double-check the spelling on the top of that graduation cap… Especially before you put the picture up on the school’s website. Hilarious. (via Kevin) [Read more...]