Florida: New Creationist School Board Candidate

The Florida Ark

The Florida Ark

WE have more news from that enchanted region we’ve been calling The Florida Ark. The what? According to the Curmudgeon’s Glossary:

The Florida Ark is that concave stretch of coast — an arc, get it? — starting at the Alabama border and then sweeping down the shore of the Gulf of Mexico all the way to Tampa, and a bit beyond. This blessed region is home to a great number of creationists.

Our last post about this area was Tampa Creationist Running for School Board. That news came from Tampa, which is in Hillsborough County, the home and power base of Rapturous Ronda Storms.

Today’s news comes from nearby Polk County. You can look on this Florida county map and see that Polk, colored blue, is immediately next to Ronda’s Hillsborough, so it’s part of the Florida Ark.

In the Ledger, a newspaper in Lakeland, Florida — midway between Tampa and Orlando, we read Terry Pittman Concerned About Polk’s High Dropout Rate. Here are some excerpts, with bold added by us:

[We’d like to give you some excerpts from the news story, but that paper is being acquired by Stephens Media, and they’re suing bloggers who excerpt their content without permission. So you’ll have to click over there to read it for yourself.]

Yea! There it is — hard-core! Go, Pittman! Here’s the genius’ campaign website: Terry Pittman for School Board District 6.

This is the end of the article:

“The teaching of creationism has as much of a place as evolution,” Pittman said. “When it comes to policy-making decisions, everyone should be taken into consideration.”

Thank you, Terry Pittman! You’ve made our day.

Only one question remains: What is the greatest danger to the people of the Florida Ark? Is it the toxic waste from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, or is it the toxic waste in their creationist brains?

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2 responses to “Florida: New Creationist School Board Candidate

  1. If you would like to give Florida an enema..insert in Polk County. Could not leave fast enough. And you could not discuss the issue with anyone. God did it, now shut up! Almost lost my govt. job as an outspoken evilutionist.

  2. retiredsciguy

    Aufwuch writes:
    “Almost lost my govt. job as an outspoken evilutionist.”

    You were almost expelled?