Thursday, August 03, 2006

I Don’t Think We’re in Kansas Anymore

The good people of Kansas, Ground Zero in the battle to kick evolution out of the public schools, went to the polls recently to elect a new state Board of Education.

1). How many anti-evolution, pro-Intelligent Design members of the state Board of Education lost their re-election campaigns?

A. 0
B. 1
C. 2
D. 3

2). Which group now has the majority on the board, the pro-evolutionists or the pro-IDers?

A. Pro-Evolution
B. Pro-I.D.

1). C: Two anti-evolution board members lost their seat, including Connie Morris, the former teacher who had previously described evolution as “an age-old fairy tale” and “a nice bedtime story.”

2). A: The Pro-Evolution camp now has a 6-4 majority on the school board (where before they were a 4-6 minority).


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