Let Them Learn Bullshit!

The problem of the public funding of religious schools — let alone those explicitly promoting Creationism — seems so self-evident to even the most lightly secular of us, that it can be shocking to see how those on the other side view the entire issue. We’ve heard time and time again the arguments for vouchers [Read More...]

Texas GOP: Don’t Teach Them How to Think Critically

If you’re voting for the GOP in Texas, you’re not doing anybody any favors: (via Far Left Side) [Read more...]

Religious Groups Still Plan to Fight ObamaCare

The Supreme Court’s decision this morning declaring the Affordable Care Act constitutional, was the right one. One of the bright spots of the decision is that women will now be able to have access to birth control without needing a co-pay. It’s bad for Christian groups who want to take away that access from women, [Read More...]

Texas Republicans Oppose Teaching Kids Critical Thinking in School Because It ‘Undermines Parental Authority’

The Republican Party of Texas recently adopted their 2012 platform (PDF)… it’s full of all sorts of horrible ideas (faith-based drug rehab, repealing the minimum wage, no gay people in the military), but one portion of it really sticks out if you care about educating children: “We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills [Read More...]

Blinding, Colorful Equality

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