The politics of education

I’m not Obama’s biggest fan, but I intend to vote for him again.  How could I not with the Republican party on the other side?

Anyway, I saw this on facebook and it reminds me why I’m casting my vote.

*sigh*

Nothing is a more surefire long-term solution to quite literally every problem facing us than education. However, there are two groups who seem to be opposed to greater knowledge in the form of education: Republicans and the religious. A less-educated populace helps their numbers tremendously.

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About JT Eberhard

When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.


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