As J. Clifford noted earlier today, the school board in the tiny community of Strong, Maine put a teacher on a 21-day leave because that teacher had… … recently taken a plane flight to Dallas, Texas for an educational conference. Yes, that’s all. Because the
In his book The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel plays out a pantomime of skeptical inquiry, asking what he thinks to be “the hard questions” about the supposed divinity of the character Jesus Christ, smiling and nodding at Christian theologians’ pat answers, and asking you
This spring, Maine passed a law declaring marriage equality for same-sex and different-sex couples. This fall, Maine voters will take to the polls to respond to Ballot Resolution 1, which would make same-sex marriage illegal in the state. We learned last week that, the group
Apparently unable to find any actual waitresses or teachers in the state of Maine who oppose gay marriage, James Stiles of the anti-gay Stand for Marriage Maine will be hiring an actress to pretend to be a waitress who is against same-sex marriage. The pretend
When the world sees a lie like this one, people understandably begin to assume that everything the military says is a lie, and some people will even believe that the Americans aren’t killing anyone but civilians in Afghanistan.
I seem to remember that when I was a kid, the students would play all kinds of tricks on the teachers, like hiding their purses, or putting notes on their backs, or sticking things into their pockets. Doesn’t David Thweatt worry about students actually taking the guns from their teachers, and accidentally shooting them off?
You probably have already heard about the public school science teacher in Mount Vernon, Ohio who’s been documented to have plastered the Ten Commandments on his door, put a Bible on his desk and promoted religious creationism to his students. He’s also been alleged by