Archives for March 12, 2010
It’s a poll. hat tip: Jafsica
After three days of turbulent meetings, the Texas Board of Education on Friday approved a social studies curriculum that will put a conservative stamp on history and economics textbooks, stressing the superiority of American capitalism, questioning the Founding Fathers’ commitment to a purely secular government and presenting Republican political philosophies in a more positive light.…
A current study in Science from the Tokyo Institute of Technology seems to demonstrate how Thalidomide causes birth defects. Here’s the abstract from the paper:
Fundamentalist Christian dentist promotes drastic curriculum change. Click here then click “Texas Textbook Controversy part way down the middle column.
A lesbian student wanted to wear a tuxedo and accompany her girlfriend to the prom in a Northern Mississippi school district. Chaos ensued. It turns out that Itawamba County school district has an explicit policy requiring that senior prom dates be of the opposite sex. (This is the same school district that got in trouble…
In which the Isis and Zuska Tag Team takes down Laden (temporarily) and a free for all breaks out on the blogosphere. Is this another intrablogule iron cage death match? No, it’s the real thing! In cartoon form….