The War on Science

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“These boys and girls are not spare parts,” he said of the children in the audience. “They remind us of what is lost when embryos are destroyed in the name of research. They remind us that we all begin our lives as a small collection of cells.” Yeah, so what? So does a tumor. Bush…

One veto, as promised. I’m too disgusted to write anything else right now.

Anatomy of a Creationist

They forgot “Lack of ears: disappeared thorough lack of use” and “Smaller than average brain: since the world is only 2000 years old, much less information needs to be stored.” Heh.

In the latest effort by the Southern Baptist Convention to challenge evolution (and homosexuality), a motion was brought before the leaders to form a strategy to remove children from the public school system. This “exit strategy” was proposed by Roger Moran of MO and pro-intelligent design author Bruce Shortt, as a response to the concerns…