“Texas has sent a clear message that evolution should be taught as a scientific theory open to critical scrutiny, not as a sacred dogma that can’t be questioned,” said Dr. John West, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute, a Seattle think tank that argues an intelligent designer created life.

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  1. #1 dreikin
    March 31, 2009

    Also announced regarding the new Texas education standards, “And as you all know, in Texas we like everything BIG. As such, we will be expanding our ‘Teach the Controversy’ standards to include the established theories that witches may have really existed in Salem, the Protocols of the Elders of Zion may have been authentic, and that the video of that guy in the gorilla suit might actually have been bigfoot instead.”

  2. #2 NewEnglandBob
    March 31, 2009

    Disco ‘tute spins and spins yet again.

  3. #3 David Lee
    March 31, 2009

    The guy’s a certified idiot.

  4. #4 mark
    March 31, 2009

    Really?? The message I received was “Texas is full of dumbasses.”