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April 14, 1984

On April 14, 1984, the Texas Board of Education began requiring that the state’s public school textbooks specifically describe the evolution of human beings as “theory rather than fact” without explaining the difference between a scientific theory, general opinion, and religious teachings. It should come as no surprise that Texas is one of the states … Continue reading

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February 3, 2008

On February 3, 2008, Grace Saenz-Lopez, the mayor of the Texas town of Alice, resigned after she was caught lying about her neighbor’s Shih Tzu. She had been asked to pet-sit the dog, Puddles, while they were on vacation. When they returned, Mayor Saenz-Lopez told them the dog had died and she had it buried. … Continue reading

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