Right Wing CO School Board Member: The US “Voluntarily Ended Slavery”

Right wing history
10/03/14 4:54:19 pm
It's true: my great-grandfather happily left his home and his new bride and son to join the Light Artillery, and participate in a lot of the worst battles in the West: Shiloh and Stones River and Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. ...

Guardian’s Story Changes Again: Now They Admit David Miranda Did Have a Lawyer

Editing reality to fit the narrative
8/22/13 7:55:08 pm
re: #467 Killgore Trout I just have a hard time squaring that with an American President whose attitude towards torture was "Just change the name and knock yourselves out, guys." You'd think that fear of being prosecuted for torturing other ...

Where Michele Bachmann Learned About the Founding Fathers: David Barton

Delusional alternate history with a theocratic message
6/30/11 12:33:31 pm
re: #35 fiveonefive There's both a pattern of hostility and unease about slavery, and a pattern of increasing financial, cultural and political investment in slavery. There would have been no need for the Civil War if the matter had been ...

Mike Huckabee’s Revisionist History Lessons - For the Kids!

Gimme yo money
5/12/11 9:42:22 pm
re: #101 abbyadams So true. I was actually watching this and thinking about how much better Liberty's Kids is. This is really terrible. I can't imagine any but the most sheltered of homeschooled kids I know giving it a second ...

Is the History Channel Really Going to Run Neo-Confederate Ads?

10/18/10 1:58:00 am
What's incredible about this, is that secessionism could be happening in an intellectual and democratic context. Ask what Slovenians think about the end of Yougoslavia or why the Swiss are'nt entering the European Union, or what half of the world ...

Texas BOE Member Dunbar’s Opening Prayer: ‘A Christian Land Governed by Christian Principles’

137Ning the Merciless
5/21/10 9:01:30 pm
Dear Miss Dunbar, Your religious beliefs are not an appropriate topic of conversation during the conduct of the State's business. In addition to being shamefully factually challenged you exhibit a lack of respect for other people's religious beliefs. Your credulity ...

Texas Board of Education Fanatics At It Again

275Old Dragon
5/19/10 5:34:40 pm
This news makes me pleased to have worked my whole life in a state that gives its local school boards / admininstration the power to carefully select texts from wherever they can purchase them. Have spend countless hours reviewing texts ...

Video: The Creationist in Charge of Education in Texas

3/13/10 12:00:39 am
re: #398 Petero1818 The separation of Church and State is a fundamental founding principle. The First Amendment is masterful because it protects BOTH the right to practice your religious beliefs and the right not to have the state dictate religious ...

Revisionist History: Coming Up on Fox News

3/11/10 6:30:25 am
I want my kid to be well rounded in his knowledge and education. And principled in a core belief structure. I want a fair consensus of ideas to prevail about the history of America, meaning the negatives and positives, religious ...