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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

ok, a joke is a joke

but who put the acid in the texas school board's sweet iced tea? surely they can't be sober

there are so very many things to worry about. comprehensive sex education. making sure all kids have a meal or two under their belts, at least during the school season. making sure everyone CAN and DOES read.  you know, little things like that. INSTEAD OF WORRYING ABOUT THINGS THAT DON'T FUCKING EXIST

Texas board looks to ban ‘pro-Islamic bias’ from school books
By Stephen C. Webster

Led by a conservative majority, the Texas Board of Education is stepping into the national media furor over a rising tide of anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States, gearing up to vote later this week on whether or not "pro-Islamic bias" should be banned from school books.
Granted, there's not any previously existing "pro-Islamic bias" in Texas texts, nor are there any Muslims on the board of education, let alone in the state's government.
"But the possibility that could happen is a concern for conservative activist Randy Rives. He ran unsuccessfully for State Board of Education this year," reporter Nathan Bernier explained in a recent audio segment for KUT, Austin's public radio station.
"Rives wrote a resolution that was put on the State Board of Education agenda this week by some socially conservative members of the board.........


stray said...

Until these people can impress us with their ability to balance their school budgets in Roman numerals, they should shut the fuck up about Islamic bias.

a rose is a rose said...

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