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Stingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 01:18 PM
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Texas History Lessons to Drop Mother Teresa, Neil Armstrong
The state Board of Education in Texas has come out with its new educational standards, and this time they rain teh stupid on sixth graders. Theyve decided to take some names out of the texbook, including Mother Teresa and Neil Armstrong. Evidently they arent evangelical enough.

http://allspinzone.com/wp/2009/09/22/texas-history-leso...
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 01:23 PM
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1. Of course they are ditching Neil Armstrong - he proves the Earth is round!
Texas Christians for a Flat Earth Educational Policy
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Stingo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 01:24 PM
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2. Sadly, this is the likely explanation
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Taverner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 01:25 PM
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3. I have been to rural TX and yes, it probably is
Don't I know some DU'er from a suburb of Austin is going to come out and say "STOP TEXAS BASHING" when we aren't really talking about him/her
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edbermac Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 01:38 PM
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4. Speaking of Armstrong, isn't NASA based in Houston?
Let's just remove NASA from Texas.

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DavidDvorkin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 01:41 PM
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5. NASA is based in Washington, DC
JSC in Houston is their most visible center.
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