Archive for September, 2013

Christians Sue to Stop Science Standards in Kansas

In case you thought Kansas hadn’t had enough idiocy over science curricula in public schools, a group of fundamentalist Christians has filed a federal lawsuit to prevent the implementation of science standards on the grounds that they will teach things that are “inconsistent with the theistic religious beliefs” of the plaintiffs. The Pacific Justice Institute, which is representing the plaintiffs, said in a press release: Read more

Bill O’Reilly’s Spiritual Guidance

Bill O’Reilly has a new book out, Killing Jesus, which purports to tell the real story of the gospels. And he was guided in this process, he claims, by the holy spirit him/her/itself. It all came to him in a dream, you see. A very fortuitous dream. Read more

Kansas School Board Votes for Intercom Prayers

The school board in the badly misnamed town of Liberal, Kansas really, really wants to force students to listen to people praying. I mean really, really badly. So much that they ignored the advice of their superintendent and attorney and voted for it with no discussion when it wasn’t even on the agenda. Read more

Dean Chambers’ Dumbest Prediction Yet

Dean Chambers clearly doesn’t learn lessons very well. Or maybe he just doesn’t care if he ends up being humiliated publicly as long as it earns him some attention. But after being thoroughly embarrassed by “unskewing” the polls and predicting a Romney landslide last year, he’s made his dumbest prediction yet: Chris Christie is going to run as a Democrat, because only as a Republican could he get elected as a fat man. Or something. Read more

Kessler Gets a Radio Show

After being fired as police chief for his appallingly moronic and violent rhetoric against his own constituent, Mark Kessler quickly found a new job in a cesspool where he should be quite comfortable: Right wing talk radio. And he’ll be joining fellow neanderthal Pete Santilli: Read more