Posts tagged with " washington state"

Ballot would force a god into every public resource

Friday, 20/02/2009 ≅13:53 ©brainycat

Pharyngula notified the blogosphere of yet another wildly unconstitutional attempt by the theocrats to recreate the political landscape in their own image. This ballot measure for the state of Washington that "would prohibit state use of public money or lands for anything that denies or attempts to refute the existence of a supreme ruler of the universe, including textbooks, instruction or research." It later goes on to specifically mention scientific research.

And this is what America comes up with in the state with one of the most (percentage wise) atheists anywhere in the country.

I continue to weep for the future.

EDIT
The woman responsible for this is nuts, and the company she keeps are insidiously stupid.



Lists of how my legislators voted on the bailout

Saturday, 04/10/2008 ≅11:13 ©brainycat

So, I’ve never been a single issue voter, I look for the most leftist candidate and they get my vote. This fall it’s different. I am so mad about the “bailout” I don’t even know where to start. All I know is my wife and I should be allowed to list both the executive branch [...]