I think it’s entirely possible that fracking fluid as seeped into the aquifer.
Another prime example of the current crop of Texas filberts is one Mary Lou Bruner. That’s her on the right with Cruzy’s addlepated pater, Rafeal.
Ms Bruner is running for a position on the Texas School Board. (I’ll have a few cogent comments on the Board and Texas education in general a few paragraphs down the line, but one wacko item at a time.)
Ms Bruner has a 36 year history in the Texas educational(?) system as a teacher, counselor and educational diagnostician. She’s one of three persons running for the District 9 position on the 15 member board and is given a good chance to be elected.
For a supposedly educated educator, Ms Bruner has expressed some amazingly dumb things on her FB page, including anti-science and anti-Islamic rants. However, the one that grabbed my attention was this:Of course, she provides absolutely no evidence for her claims. But what does evidence have to do with truth? (At least according to Regressives.)
It seems, that like most Texas troglodytes, (as well as those from other states) she seems to have a bit of trouble with not only the LGBT community, but the Constitution as well. Back in August, she had this to say about the situation:Are there a few problems with this rant? Oh lawdy, let me count the ways!
- Ms Bruner is clearly unclear on the ramifications of the 1st Amendment. Primarily, other than giving any idiot the right to spout any insanity, (Can you say “Bullshit Mtn?”) it requires the separation of church and state. SCOTUS cannot rule that preachers have to perform gay marriages. And the court has not done so. Preachers have the right to refuse, built into the 1st Amendment. However, marriage licenses are not issued by any church. They are issued by states. This is not a matter of “religious freedom,” this is a matter of civil freedom.
- So called “Constitutional lovers” have a very bad habit of forgetting about the parts they don’t like, such as Article VI, which clearly states that Federal laws trump (no relation) state rulings: “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.” And then there’s the fact that we tried “States Rights Ascendant” under The Articles of Confederation. That didn’t work out so well. Finally, we fought a war to settle that question: “The War of Northern Aggression.” (Most normal people call it the “Civil War.”)
- Gay marriage is also a tradition that goes back thousands of years. Many cultures, including the Greeks and Romans, practiced it. As for “bedrock of our society?” That is very open to debate.
- As for “over-ruling the voice of the people?” 55% of the people are in favor of gay marriage and the trend line is up. That’s opposed to 39% against it, with the trend line going in the opposite direction.
If elected, Ms will join a state school board already mired in controversy over reinventing history to reflect their fantasies and trying like hell to inject “Khristian” (As apposed to “Christian”) religion into education. For instance, they consider Moses a “founding father” and the Constitution, divinely inspired. Sorry, trogs, it ain’t! And, since evolution is a tool of the devil, they want Creationism installed as a viable alternative.
No wonder Texas ranks 39th out of 50 states in education.