A Problem with Geography or the Truth?

Does the vice chairman of the Texas State Board of Education have a problem with geography? The Beaumont Examiner is looking at whether David Bradley — a 12-year member of the state board’s powerful far-right faction — has been telling the truth about whether he really lives in the board district he represents. To maintain eligibility […]

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Postcards from Alaska III

The Alaska Supreme Court has just slammed the door on the Texas-based Liberty Legal Institute‘s efforts to shut down the so-called “Troopergate” investigation involving Sarah Palin, Alaska’s governor and the Republican vice-presidential nominee. The court’s decision means investigators may release a report tomorrow on whether Palin improperly pressured her public safety commissioner to fire her […]

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Dissenting from Science

Far-right groups like the Free Market Foundation (the Texas affiliate of Focus on the Family) are now dredging up a discredited project by the Seattle-based Discovery Institute in an attempt to “prove” that mainstream science is torn by controversy over evolution. Supporters of the seven-year-old Dissent from Darwin project claim that more than 700 scientists from around the […]

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Gail Lowe: Promoting Political Agendas over the Interests of Schoolchildren

Gail Lowe, a member of the far-right faction of the Texas State Board of Education, has demonstrated once again her true agenda for public schools. The State Board of Education is responsible for developing curriculum standards and approving textbooks that help our kids succeed in school and prepare them for college and the jobs of the 21st […]

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Quote o’ the Day

From today’s TFN News Clips… “Not anti-religious. Anti-Christian.” — Oklahoma state Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, warning a university student reporter that 90 percent of his professors are anti-Christian. Perhaps it’s comforting to know that our neighbors north of the Red River have their share of wing nuts as well. Want to get Texas Freedom […]

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