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If We Came From Apes, Then Come And Answer This Question, Smartypants!

The Seneca Bible Baptist Church, outside of Seneca Falls in upstate New York, has issued a challenge to all the secular eggheads in the area, their neighbors who actually believe in the theory of biological evolution through natural selection as proposed by the original Darwinist, Charles Darwin. The church has posted the sign you see [...]

Earth Is A Hot Young Thing To Many Republicans

Republican politics demands that its followers accept scientifically untenable ideas, and most Republicans are willing to give in to that demand. [...]

Tirade By Congressman Paul Broun On Evolution Steps Beyond Arena Of A Religious Test

A politician who is willing to go to such extremes to promote the interests of one group of citizens over all others cannot be trusted with power. That’s why, whether they’re Christian or not, the residents of Paul Broun’s congressional district in Georgia would do well to vote him out of office on Election Day next month. [...]

Sinking Under The Weight Of Noah’s Stones

She thinks the stones are six thousand years old. She doesn’t know the word “fossils”. She calls them “Noah Stones” instead. [...]

Krampus Knows How Old The Earth Is

Krampus responded, “Let’s not pussyfoot around the problem. Voting is over-rated. We’re talking about the truth here, not opinion. Jesus told me the truth, and I don’t see any reason to vote about that. I’m best buddies with Jesus, and that ought to be more than enough to reassure everybody.” [...]

Paul LePage Admits: I’m Pushing Charter Schools to Get Creationism in Public Schools

In the summer of 2010, after Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage shot his mouth off about believing in creationism and wanting to put creationism in Maine’s public schools, Republican Party apologists for his candidacy tossed themselves into the media to allay concerns that LePage had veered into insanity. Don’t worry, they said and wrote, it’s [...]

Bump and Wind? Watching the Watchmaker Argument

Lots of Watches breaks down the analogy until it falls into little bitty pieces:

If I came upon a watch, i would assume it had a maker.

Unless I saw lots and lots of watches. All different types of watches. And these watches were all running around, doing lots of interesting things.

And if 2 [...]

Interactive Cartoon: Paul LePage Quotes on Creationism in Public Schools

This interactive political cartoon was created using Scratch.

Is Paul LePage a Creationist? Does LePage support the insertion of Creationism into Maine’s public schools? Click on the image of Maine GOP gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage in the applet you see above to read his various statements on the subject this year.

Click on this [...]

Creationist, Oil Drilling, Pro-Discrimination Paul LePage Winning in Maine Governor’s Race

The Maine Human Rights Act is a law prohibiting employment, housing, public accommodation, credit, or educational discrimination on account of various sociodemographic characteristics of individuals including race, color, ancestry, sex, marital status and religion. In 2005, the Maine Human Rights Act was amended to prohibit discrimination in provision of credit, educational, employment, housing, or public [...]

Documented: GOP’s Paul LePage Tries to Run Away from His Creationism

Kay at WhiteNoiseInsanity has nailed a story documenting GOP nominee for Governor of Maine Paul LePage running away from his clearly documented declarations of creationism — both as a personal belief and more importantly as a political stance for inclusion in Maine public schools.

Kay’s transcript misses some passages, so I’ll offer my own [...]

Queensland Woes Expose Dangers Of Public Religious Instruction

Religious Instruction classes became tools of missionary work by Pentacostals who sought to teach elementary school children Creationist dogma. [...]