Today, dear reader, we bring you a letter-to-the-editor titled Is creationism really the issue?, which appears in the Daily Comet (flashy name, huh?) of Thibodaux, Louisiana — on the banks of Bayou Lafourche in the northwestern part of Lafourche Parish. According to Wikipedia, Thibodaux is nicknamed “Queen City of Lafourche.”
We’ll give you a few excerpts from today’s letter, enhanced with our Curmudgeonly commentary, and as we usually do we’ll omit the writer’s name and city. Here we go, with a bit of bold font added for emphasis:
[We’d like to give you some excerpts from the letter, 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.]
He’s talking about this: Louisiana Creationism Repeal Fails in Committee. We absolutely love Louisiana — it’s blogger heaven! Let’s read on:
Lordy, lordy. This is another attempt to invoke the Galileo affair in the cause of promoting creationism. Our cup runneth over! It was because of their insane “Galileo maneuver” that we announced Buffoon Award Winner — WorldNetDaily. We won’t repeat here what we said then, but it’s well worth re-reading. We continue with today’s letter:
Skell didn’t win the Nobel Prize. We previously wrote about his embarrassing late-life behavior (see Casey Mourns Loss of Philip Skell). Here’s more from the letter:
Yes, the LSEA is all about science. That’s why it’s modeled after the the Academic Freedom Act promoted by the neo-theocrats at the Discovery Institute‘s creationist public relations and lobbying operation, the Center for Science and Culture (a/k/a the Discoveroids).
We can’t think of anything else to say.
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