Tag Archives: Flintstones

Under DeVos, what’s to stop our tax dollars from being spent teaching children that dinosaurs coexisted with people?

Remember a few years ago when this seemingly fake forth grade quiz about human beings coexisting with dinosaurs was making the rounds? Well, it just landed on my desk again, and this time, because I desperately needed a break from watching Trump handshaking videos, I decided to do a little investigating. Well, it turns out […]

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Bill Nye to battle Ken Ham in epic Flintstone Face-off

If you’ve read this site for any length of time, you likely know how I feel about Ken Ham, the Australian ex-patriot (and accomplished charlatan) behind the evangelical anti-science group, Answers in Genesis, and Kentucky’s monument to stupidity, which he and his disciples refer to as the Creationism Museum. Well, I know that I’ve said […]

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What Would LBJ Do?

I was just sitting here in bed, holding a wet washcloth to my throbbing head, and thinking about how ineffective Obama has been at pushing the Democratic agenda (see last post), when it occurred to me, as it often does at times like these, that we could use a man like LBJ in the White […]

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Creationism as intellectual child abuse

Guess what? Our old friend Ken Ham, the charlatan behind the much maligned Creationism Museum, is now publishing books for kids, spreading his nonsense about how dinosaurs and men once coexisted. The photo above was taken by my friend Mike Ambs in a Kentucky Kroger. If you can’t read it, this page has a Ham’s […]

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