This very disturbing trend, which is rapidly leading to a dumber and ultimately weaker America, deserves your attention:
Science is under attack again in public schools. And this Tuesday may be our last chance to prevent millions of children across the country from learning bogus science from some influential public school textbooks.
In Texas, state-appointed textbook reviewers have been caught filing some alarming—and unconstitutional—objections to how universally accepted principles of science are presented in public school textbooks, including scholarly observations like:
I was recently musing that the figures we hear relating to the earth’s population, the Federal budget, the number of pixels supported by the newest digital cameras, are all obviously wrong and possibly a hoax being perpetrated on good church-going people in a thinly disguised war against religion. Not one of those numbers is mentioned in the Bible. I think Biblical mathematics should receive equal attention in our schools and text books since traditional mathematics is actually the legacy of pagan tribes wandering around Europe and other non-Christian peoples aliening with their gutter religions.
This brings me to the Texas State Board of Education and a little article in Mother Jones: