Texas reaches for the dark ages, again




Looking at this latest “debate” in Texas reminds me again why we need Obama to be successful. The GOP has nothing to offer other than backwards ideas, when they even have that. It’s always good to see the Republicans remind everyone why they are the wrong choice and controlled by religious lunatics.

The Texas Board of Education this week will vote on science standards that critics say seek to cast doubt on the theory of evolution.

The board — considering amendments passed in January — will hear from the public on Wednesday. It will then take votes — an initial one Thursday and the final vote Friday.

“This specific attack on well-established science ignores mountains of evidence and years of research done by experts in a variety of fields,” said Steven Newton, project director at the Oakland California-based National Center for Science Education, a proponent of evolution.


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