Five of the twelve members of the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education are Prayer Caucus members. This is the subcommittee that has "legislative jurisdiction and general oversight and investigative authority on all matters relating to science policy and science education."
The GOP's favorite pseudo-historian David Barton boasted to Jon Stewart recently that many members of Congress are coming to him for historical information. Well, one of these members who are taking Barton's orders is Randy Forbes.
It's high time for lawmakers to stop posturing around imaginary threats that prevents the federal government from bringing actual terrorists to justice and releasing those who don't deserve to be in prison.
Governor Rick Perry's (R-TX) has appointed the worst and most dangerous state Board of Education ever, as well as Christian nationalist, history revisionist David Barton as an "expert" to review the state's social studies curriculum.