Another battle could be brewing over Texas textbooks, this time because scholars say the proposed lessons distort history.
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We are a backwards-ass state in a fast-forward world. Texas is a land of contradictions. We are creating some of the planet's most advanced technology while teaching our children that archaeology proves the Bible to be factual.
As so many before me have said, hate is not a Christian value -- and we shouldn't let it become an American value either.
It's frightening that these are the "experts" the Texas State Board of Education wants to review science materials. Their positions are well beyond non-science and have entered the realm of nonsense.
Islamophobia, the virulent strain of religious hatred that has been spreading like wildfire across the country, is set to put in an appearance at the Texas State Board of Education.
We really need to stop this ridiculous argument about being a Christian nation. If there should be any doubt, let us listen to the founding fathers themselves.
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