Texans David Barton, Alex Jones Make SPLC’s Watch List of Leading Radical-Righters

Two Texans are on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s new watch list of 30 influential radical-right leaders and activists in America today: history revisionist and “Christian nation” advocate David Barton of WallBuilders and conspiracy theorist and Patriot movement screamer Alex Jones of Austin. Barton and Jones have truly infamous companions on the SPLC’s list, including: […]

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Vote for a State Board of Education That Puts Kids Ahead of Politics

Today is the last day for early voting for Tuesday’s primary elections — contests that will help shape the face of public education in Texas for a generation. Because of redistricting, all 15 seats on the State Board of Education (SBOE) are up for election this year. For the first time, all of the state […]

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Cynthia Dunbar: Legislators Can’t Make Laws ‘Contrary to What God Has Said’

Former Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) member Cynthia Dunbar still seems determined to destroy the most important protection for religious freedom in America: the First Amendment. As a member of the Texas SBOE in 2010, Dunbar lead successful opposition to requiring that public school students in social studies classrooms learn how the First Amendment […]

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David Barton Misleads Again

Our friends at Right Wing Watch found this video clip of David Barton — the history revisionist who heads Texas-based WallBuilders — claiming that passages of the Constitution come “verbatim” from the Bible. In this case, Barton claims that the Constitution’s language on treason comes “verbatim” out of Ezekiel 18:20. From Right Wing Watch: Here […]

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