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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 [...]

Meet Paul LePage, Creationist for Governor of Maine

Two weeks ago, the moderator of a Republican gubernatorial debate asked candidate Paul LePage a simple and straightforward question: “Do you believe in creationism, and do you think it should be taught in Maine public schools?” Paul LePage’s complete answer:

I would say intelligence, uh, the more education you have the more knowledge you have [...]

Candidate Paul LePage Video: Read Letter on Back?

While walking by the side of the road today here in Maine, I encountered the following campaign sign for Paul LePage, a Republican candidate for Governor.

A bewilderingly unclear campaign sign might be better for Paul LePage than a crystal clear one: LePage, after all, has been bizarrely calling for the insertion of creationism [...]

1/2 of GOP Candidates for Governor of Maine Would Put Creationism in Public Schools

They say the Republican Party in Maine is pretty darned liberal. But what do the Republican Party candidates for Governor say for themselves? In a televised debate on May 27 2010, Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s Jennifer Rooks asked each of the GOP candidates for Governor of Maine the following question in the debate’s lightning round:

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