Jason Miller sent me his excellent article on the ID trials in Kansas: "Yes, Phineas Taylor Barnum would be green with envy. The master of the hoodw
May 8, 2005

Jason Miller sent me his excellent article on the ID trials in Kansas:

"Yes, Phineas Taylor Barnum would be green with envy. The master of the hoodwink would be in awe of the Religious Right were he alive today... this evangelical movement is flexing its muscle, and flashing its propagandistic cunning, as it soaks up the spotlight of national media attention in Topeka"...

...Ringling Brothers could not rival the hype of the circus of events dubbed "Scopes II". Led by its three “ring masters” (Kathy Martin, Steve Abrams, and Connie Morris), the Kansas State School Board has once again put the theory of Evolution on trial. Despite the lack of testimony from a single member of the established, mainstream scientific community, "the show must go on" as the board “proves” that Evolution is dubious at best. The purpose of this extravaganza is to “validate” the new science standards they desperately want to implement, and they are determined to “bring home the win” this time....read on

John Cox says: I find it a grave insult to the English language that something as stupid as ID should incorporate the word 'intelligent' in its title.

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