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Texas textbook review panel: Put more ‘creation science based on Biblical principles’ in biology books

Religious conservatives on the Texas state textbook review panel have targeted for elimination high school biology textbooks that don’t include robust refutations of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. The panel, which includes several creationists, is urging the State Board of Education to reject any textbook that does…

TX: Creationist nominated by Rick Perry denied chair of State Board of Ed

People in the Lone Star State are tired of the bible beating flat-earth set trying to slip “intelligent design” into the public schools. One big proponent of this kind of misinformation, Republican Don McLeroy, saw his nomination by Rick Perry to head up the Texas State Board of Ed drop-kicked…

Why we cannot underestimate the fundnuts – 2008 ‘accomplishments’

Frederick Clarkson has a great piece up, “The Religious Right isn’t going anywhere,” that gives a roundup some of the more rancid fundnut activities in 2008, along with commentary that these creationism proponents and bedroom and womb peepers will continue the culture wars for years to come, focusing on throwing…

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