Kentucky State Senator Criticizes New Science Standards for Emphasizing Evolution and Climate Change

Here’s some advice to politicians out there: If you’re going to say something stupid, don’t do it in writing where all of us can see it.

Mike Wilson, a Republican state senator from Kentucky, not only ignored that wisdom, he doubled down on his ignorance in an op-ed for the (Louisville) Courier-Journal in which he railed against recently-released “Next Generation Science Standards” for promoting human activity as a factor in climate change and — wait for it — evolution:

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Glenn Beck: Wolf Blitzer’s Conversation with an Atheist Was a Setup

Glenn Beck, the professional conspiracy theorist, said on his show last night that Wolf Blitzer‘s conversation with Oklahoman Rebecca Vitsmun was pre-planned by a producer clearly sympathetic to atheists:

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Boy Scouts of America Will Now Allow Gay Youth, but Gay Leaders and Atheists Are Still Banned

The Boy Scouts of America just approved a resolution allowing gay youths to be part of the organization.


Yep, once you turn 18, gay scouts are kicked right back out. And if you’re an open atheist, you’re still never allowed to be a scout in the first place.

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Idaho Resident Gets Crosses Removed from Water Tower

If you saw the side of the water tower in Roberts, Idaho last week, you would’ve seen this cross (and two others):

But they’re not there anymore thanks to Joe Cohea, who lives in the small town. With the help of the ACLU, Joe got the city to replace the crosses with flags:

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Illinois Family Institute: If Gays Aren’t Jumping at Civil Unions, Why Bother with Gay Marriage?

The Illinois Family Institute’s David E. Smith and Andrew Willis have used their incredible wisdom and logic to poke a hole in the idea that gay and lesbian couples in Illinois really want to get married.

Here’s how their argument goes: According to the census, very few gay and lesbian couples in Illinois got “civil unionized” in 2012. Therefore, why would they fight so hard for marriage equality?!

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