Monday, May 19, 2008

Maybe this doesn't seem like a large number to you, but ...

16% of US science teachers are creationists

The researchers polled a random sample of nearly 2000 high-school science teachers across the US in 2007. Of the 939 who responded, 2% said they did not cover evolution at all, with the majority spending between 3 and 10 classroom hours on the subject.

However, a quarter of the teachers also reported spending at least some time teaching about creationism or intelligent design. Of these, 48% – about 12.5% of the total survey – said they taught it as a "valid, scientific alternative to Darwinian explanations for the origin of species".

Which means that they are idiots and not qualified to be teaching science. For fuck's sake.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

No no no no no no no...

Nic Cage to star in 'Bad Lieutenant' - Entertainment News, Film News, Media - Variety

Nicolas Cage will star in an updated version of 1992's "Bad Lieutenant" with Werner Herzog directing, Edward R. Pressman producing and Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films financing.

Why, Werner? Why?

My State Sucks...

West Virginians choose Clinton, as race plays a larger role - International Herald Tribune

The number of white Democratic voters who said race had influenced their choices on Tuesday was among the highest recorded in voter surveys in the nomination fight. Two in 10 white West Virginia voters said race was an important factor in their votes. More than 8 in 10 who said it factored in their votes backed Clinton, according to exit polls.

And even better...

Although exit polls in other states have indicated that many Clinton supporters, including many whites, would back him in the fall, more than half of West Virginia voters said they would be dissatisfied if Obama won the nomination, according to the surveys by Edison/Mitofsky.

This makes me sick.

Friday, May 09, 2008

I'm not even sure how this would work...

3 accused of using corpse's head to smoke pot | - Houston Chronicle

Jones claimed he and his friends used shovels to dig up the body and removed the corpse's head with a garden tool, Adkins said. Jones also revealed he and the other two boys took the severed head to the juvenile's home, where they used the skull as a "bong" to smoke marijuana, the officer said.

Ah, this might explain things:

The three boys, all home-schooled . . .