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Searched LGF articles for: +jindal +creationism (44 matches, in 2 pages)

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 ...

Creationists Win Another One in Louisiana

Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:42:29 pm
Louisiana Governor (and part time exorcist) Bobby Jindal’s stealth creationist bill is starting to bear rancid fruit, as the state’s top school board approves new rules intended to make it difficult for residents to challenge the teaching of creationism in science classes. Pseudo-science promoted by ignorant religious fanatics takes another big ...

Louisiana Citizens Pay for Bobby Jindal's Church Visits

Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 10:47:59 am
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who signed into law an “academic freedom” bill intended to sneak the teaching of creationism into Louisiana schools, has been using state-funded helicopters to fly him to church on Sundays: Governor’s Sunday helicopter travels have come at taxpayers’ expense. On Father’s Day this year, Gov. Bobby ...

Creationist Governor Featured Speaker at RNC Meeting

Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 10:56:32 am
Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-Minnesota) is being touted as a frontrunner for the 2012 presidential election, and today it was announced that he’ll be a featured speaker at the Republican National Committee meeting in San Diego. Gov. Tim Pawlenty will address members of the Republican National Committee July 30 in San ...

Steele Promises 'New Ideas'

Tue, May 19, 2009 at 5:31:04 pm
Andrew Malcolm has the full text of GOP chairman Michael Steele’s speech today: RNC Chairman Michael Steele tries to re-rally the GOP. A point that Steele made: “The Republican Party is again going to emerge as the party of new ideas.” The key phrase, though, seems to be that the GOP is ...

Texas Creationist School Board Chairman Gets the Boot

Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 9:05:43 pm
Republican Governor Rick Perry appointed Don McLeroy twice as chairman of the Texas State Board of Education, in a sustained effort to sneak the teaching of creationism into public schools, but tonight the confirmation of the creationist dentist is reportedly dead in the water. The confirmation of State Board of ...

Bobby Jindal's Wife Promotes Science Education While Hubby Works to Subvert It

Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 9:01:56 pm
A new survey of Louisiana residents shows that only 39% believe that the theory of evolution is supported by scientific evidence. And that’s just sad. But even sadder, in a pathetically ironic way: Bobby Jindal’s wife has started a foundation to promote science education in Louisiana. Among those who have expressed ...

Jindal-Endorsed Creationist Loses in Louisiana

Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 3:25:38 pm
A Republican candidate endorsed by Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal has lost big. Baton Rouge lawyer Dan Claitor beat businessman and fellow Republican Lee Domingue — the candidate with Gov. Bobby Jindal’s backing — to win the state Senate District 16 seat in Saturday’s special election. Claitor garnered 11,713 or 66  percent ...

Another Stealth Creationism Bill Dies, No One Mourns

Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 1:51:42 pm
As we noted in early February, Florida Republicans introduced a bill modeled on the one signed into law by Bobby Jindal in Louisiana, intended to sneak creationism into science classes under the disguise of “academic freedom.” Today there’s good news; the Tampa Tribune reports that this bill is dead: Anti-Evolution Bill ...

We Got Mail!

Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 10:15:08 am
My post about the GOP’s disastrous decision to defend the “We want Obama to fail” meme brought some hate mail (which I expected) and some support too. First, the drooling haters: aw, you poor baby. Do those mean national parties not agree with everything in your pretty, little head. ...

Bobby Jindal's Volcano Monitoring Slam Backfires

Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 10:13:34 am
When Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal took a cheap shot at the volcano monitoring program, I winced. Just what we need, another ignorant anti-science comment from a Republican spokesperson—and on top of it, this came from a spokesperson who promoted and signed a stealth creationism bill. Less than a month later Alaska’s ...

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