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In the 2016 Election, Nearly All GOP Candidates Are Creationists

Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 4:30:11 pm
As the New Horizons spacecraft races past Pluto into the outer reaches of the Solar System, a towering triumph for science and technology, we've got a slate of Republican candidates here on Earth that's about as anti-science as it's possible to be. Almost all of the GOP candidates for president in ...

Following the Passage of Bobby Jindal's Stealth Creationism Law, Louisiana Leads the Way Into the New Dark Age

Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 6:49:15 pm
In 2008, I wrote about the awful stealth creationist bill signed into law by Republican Governor Bobby Jindal, and predicted it would lead to a giant step backward for science education. It gives me no joy to report, via Zack Kopplin (who's doing an awesome job of bringing this awfulness to ...

Hugh Hewitt: Republicans Will Face No Evolution Questions From Me

Sun, Mar 1, 2015 at 12:04:12 pm
You may have heard that one of the moderators for the Republican presidential debates will be right wing talk radio host Hugh Hewitt, which makes total sense from the GOP's point of view -- because he's guaranteed not to ask any questions that might be embarrassing. For example, whether ...

Creationist Bobby Jindal Represents America's Stupid Party to Europe

Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 11:21:38 am
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal just keeps proving over and over that the Republican Party really is the "stupid party," going all the way to London to spew discredited far right talking points about nonexistent "no-go zones" in Muslim areas that even Fox News had to retract: Jindal Stuck After Spreading Discredited ...

Amazingly, Republicans Getting Even Stupider About Evolution

Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 11:18:53 am
Remember when Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal hilariously called on the GOP to stop being "the stupid party?" Well, um, yeah. Republicans Growing More Skeptical About Evolution. The Washington Post uses the word "skeptical" to describe this reactionary idiocy, but that word implies rational questioning -- and there's absolutely nothing rational about the ...

Creationist Gov. Bobby Jindal's Hilariously Stupid Politico Rant

Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 11:14:29 am
Undoubtedly the most absurd, ridiculous GOP op-ed you'll see today: creationist Gov. Bobby Jindal's latest "don't be stupid" piece for Politico: Opinion: GOP Needs Action, Not Navel-Gazing - Gov. Bobby Jindal. After the re-election of Barack Obama, Jindal demanded that the GOP reflect on what caused the loss. Well, he's over ...

Gov. Bobby Jindal and Creationism

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 10:12:11 am
The most embarrassing controversy is his support for teaching creationism in Louisiana's public school science classes. It gives the rest of the country a reason to laugh at us, and surely Louisiana has had enough of that kind of derision. After some prodding on Kotb's part, Jindal finally came right ...

One Third (?!) of PA High School Science Teachers Believe in Creationism - And Some Teach It

Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 2:10:37 pm
Yes, this is America in 2013, where high school science teachers can and do instruct their students in the religious doctrines of late antiquity. First, a graphic: Composite of surveys on creationism, from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette That is from a new story out today in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Is evolution missing link in some ...

Gov. Bobby "Don't Be Stupid" Jindal Comes Out in Favor of Teaching Creationism in Public Schools

Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 11:24:01 am
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is on the defensive; his far right social agenda has been soundly rejected by voters, and his popularity has imploded as the public understands exactly what Jindal has been trying to pull. And yesterday he gave an interview that made it even clearer: despite his talk ...

Creationist Gov. Jindal: GOP Presidential Hopefuls Need Their "Heads Examined"

Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 10:26:05 am
Creationist GOP governor Bobby Jindal, who is obviously considering a run for the presidency in 2016, says any Republican considering a run for the presidency in 2016 "needs to get their head examined." He said this in an appearance on the dumbest, craziest right wing show on Fox News, Fox and ...

Creationist Governor Bobby Jindal Is Calling Other People "Stupid" Again

Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 11:12:45 am
The media and right wing blogs are all buzzing about Gov. Bobby Jindal's speech to the Republican National Committee, a warmed-over rehash of the talking points he's been developing since the GOP lost the election, saying the Republicans have to stop being the "stupid party:" Bobby Jindal to GOP: Don't ...

Bobby Jindal's Anti-Science School Voucher Program Ruled Unconstitutional

Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 6:49:10 pm
Here's some excellent news from Louisiana, where a state judge has ruled that Gov. Bobby Jindal's outrageous school voucher program giving state funding to private religious schools that teach creationism and climate change denial is unconstitutional. Damn right. One of Gov. Bobby Jindal's signature accomplishments, a private school tuition voucher ...

Rebuttal: Bobby Jindal's Risible Op-Ed for CNN

Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 11:42:45 am
It's almost comical to see Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's efforts to position himself as the voice of reasonable conservatism. Remember, this is the Republican governor who's had more success than any other in sneaking creationism into public school science classes; make no mistake, Bobby Jindal is 100% in line with ...

Creationist Gov. Bobby Jindal Calls for the GOP to Stop Being Stupid

Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 11:18:46 am
Some Republican politicians are trying to get out in front of their massive loss this election by making speeches calling for the party to stop being so stupid. No, really -- that's what Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal said yesterday. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday called on Republicans to "stop being ...

Video: Inside the Disastrous Louisiana Science Education Act

Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 1:00:17 pm
YouTube Video Professor of philosophy Barbara Forrest gave this presentation in May, describing the horrifying state of science education in Louisiana, where the stealth creationism bill signed into law by Bobby Jindal is having the intended effect of legitimizing the teaching of creationist fairy tales as "science." Dr. Forrest goes into great ...

LA Voucher Students Taught Creationism, Climate Change Denial, and Bigotry

Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 2:44:25 pm
Louisiana is embarking on a great fundamentalist adventure with Gov. Bobby Jindal's wide-ranging school voucher program, which diverts state education funds to primarily religious private schools -- many of whom will be teaching a curriculum designed by the most extreme and fanatical Protestant religious groups in America: Louisiana Voucher Students ...

Louisiana Creationists Want to Ban Biology Textbooks That Teach Evolution

Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 3:16:56 pm
Since Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed the anti-evolution "Louisiana Science Education Act," the sponsors of this law have been oddly silent; but now the other shoes are starting to drop, as a group of citizens backed by the Christian Louisiana Family Forum (there's that "family" word again) are attacking the ...

Creationists in Louisiana Eager to Litigate for Jesus

Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 3:54:17 pm
In Louisiana, where Republican governor Bobby Jindal signed into law a stealth creationist bill (disguised as "academic freedom") crafted by the Discovery Institute, religious fanatics are getting eager to start pushing the envelope. The Advocate has a report on the Livingston Parish School Board, where the creationists are going to ...

Louisiana Education Board Considers Sneaking Creationism Into Schools

Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 2:36:42 pm
They laid low for more than a year, waiting for attention to go elsewhere, but the Louisiana Family Forum and right wing Republican legislators are now poised to use Louisiana Governor (and part time exorcist) Bobby Jindal’s stealth creationist bill to sneak the teaching of this anti-science doctrine into public ...

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