Bruner Isn’t the Only Religious-Righter in Texas Ed Board Race

We’ve already told you about Mary Lou “President Obama Was a Gay Prostitute” Bruner, who is seeking the Republican nomination for the District 9 seat on the Texas State Board of Education. The political activist and retired teacher appears to have the support of a number of religious-right and tea-party activists. But a candidate forum hosted by […]

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Right-wing Candidate for Texas Ed Board Isn’t Happy with TFN

We told you last week about the outrageous things Texas State Board of Education candidate Mary Lou Bruner publicly claims on her Facebook page. Among them: that President Obama was a gay prostitute so that he could fund his drug addiction, that Democrats conspired to assassinate President Kennedy, that evolution “is a religious philosophy … supporting the religion of […]

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2016 Elections: Eight Texas SBOE Seats on the Ballot this November

You already know it’s a presidential election year. It’s also an election year for the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE), with eight of the board’s 15 seats on ballots all across the state this November. SBOE races don’t always get much attention, which is unfortunate because if you’ve followed us here you probably know […]

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