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Overnight Video: Johann Johannsson - Here They Used to Build Ships

Copenhagen Dreams
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Tomorrow we’ll dive back into the rapids and face the increasingly crazed wingnut masses once again, but tonight it’s time for something beautiful.

Right Wing Cage Match: Tea Party Hotness vs. Turd Blossom Karl

Internecine weasel fight
Wingnuts • Views: 22,770

It’s the new Tea Party hotness versus stale old Karl “Turd Blossom” Rove, in a cage match to the finish! The challenge to Rove’s supremacy is led by talk radio raver Steve Deace and Breitbart attack weasel Ben Shapiro!

I can only cheer them all on. Who could possibly take sides? May the best loon win.

Texas Education Board Chair Wants Schools to Teach “Another Side” to Evolution

Republicans never stop trying to sneak creationism into schools via deception
Wingnuts • Views: 22,941

The woman Governor Rick Perry personally chose to chair the Texas State Board of Education, Barbara Cargill, is a creationist.

Are you surprised? You shouldn’t be. This is what Republicans will do every time they get the chance.

The Texas Freedom Network is keeping an eye on these religious fanatics, and they’ve posted a video of Cargill speaking at a Senate Education Committee hearing in Austin, complaining that the curriculum used by Texas school districts doesn’t “teach the controversy” about the theory of evolution.

There is no controversy about the theory of evolution, of course. That’s how these throwbacks continually try to hoodwink people, by sounding as if they’re concerned about giving kids a good education — when in reality, they’re trying to instill mindless reactionary ignorance in children, to match their own benighted brains.

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