I’m not referring to sodomy, sorry to disappoint.
Nope, I’m talking about those wacky fundamentalists who are always wanting to have their cake and eat it, too.
Latest example: the fine Republican politicians of Louisiana who are currently “seeking the brightest minds in science and engineering to help” in regards to the giant fuck fest that is the BP oil disaster. Of course, these are the very same folks who have pushed for weakening science education in Louisiana public schools.
The irony of this request wasn’t lost on Charles Kincade, columnist for the Shreveport Times:
…And Jindal’s educational policy handicaps future generations’ ability to deal with inevitable future crises.” He concludes, “unless the anti-science policies of Jindal, Vitter, et al[.] are corrected, and soon, future generations will be unable to function in the modern world…
You can read more about it on the NCSE website HERE.
What really eats the lining out of my stomach is these folks are willing to reap the benefits of science but they aren’t willing to admit that when they push for inserting religion into science classes they are injuring the economy and putting our national security at risk. If these folks are so opposed to science, maybe we should establish science and technology free zones in this country and ship all of these asshats off to live there.
I bet a good number of them would come around after a few days.