There Are More Examples of Jaclyn Glenn’s Plagiarism…

After posting yesterday about plagiarism on one of Jaclyn Glenn‘s videos, I heard from a few commenters who either (1) didn’t think this was a big deal or (2) weren’t convinced anything was copied. They said Glenn was paraphrasing a story where the facts were well-known, so overlap was inevitable.

I would still disagree with that, but let me try again with a couple of other examples that have come to light since yesterday. If this doesn’t convince you of the problem, nothing will.

On September 30, 2013, Glenn asked her Facebook followers to comment on the government shutdown:



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Richard Dawkins’ New Book, Brief Candle in the Dark, is Available Today in the U.S.

The second part of Richard Dawkins‘ autobiography, Brief Candle in the Dark: My Life in Science, is now available online and in bookstores across the country. (The title is a reference to the Carl Sagan phrase.)



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The Trash Can That Didn’t Really Flatten Out

Captain Disillusion explains the secret behind a viral video featuring a garbage can that seems to magically flatten out:



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Donald Trump Reminds Audience of His Christian Faith By Holding Up His Childhood Bible

At the Values Voter Summit over the weekend, Donald Trump attempted once again to endear himself to evangelical Christians in the only way he knows how: Using buzzwords since he can’t do it genuinely.

For example, he thought holding up his childhood bible would win them over… even though most Christians at that event would probably prefer to see the Bible you open up on a regular basis as an adult.



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Texas Principal, in Spite of the Law, Preaches at School Event and Forms Christian Club

There are some violations of church/state separation in public schools that are ambiguous or accidental. And then there are the instances when an administrator thinks he’s being paid to be a priest.

In Texas, Prosper High School Principal Greg Wright has not only preached at a See You at the Pole event, he’s also single-handedly forming a Christian club. Neither is legal and both show a complete disregard for students to handle their own religious activities. Teachers at the school have also led religious clubs and at least one staffer has religious iconography hanging in her office.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to the Prosper Independent School District listing Wright’s repeated constitutional violations:

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