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Dover Dividends: Five Years Later, AU Challenge To ‘Intelligent Design’ Helps Education Evolve

On Dec. 20, 2005, a federal judge in Pennsylvania struck down an ill-conceived plan to teach “intelligent design” in the public schools of the town of Dover. Read more

Bully Boys: Arkansas Extremist Has Recanted, But Religious Right Gang Is Still Lurking Behind The School

This weekend, I’ll be joining the large crowds taking over Washington for Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity.”

I don’t really know what to expect of the event, or if it will actually “restore sanity.” But I do know Stewart’s title choice couldn’t be more perfect, especially when I consider the many people in this country who have taken to saying and doing really idiotic things lately. Read more