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Louisiana GOP Does Not Believe The Children Are Our Future

Is Louisiana not part of the U.S. anymore, or something? Did some important event transpire wherein the other 49 states and the federal government all got together and decided to let Louisiana fend for itself? Because here are some Fun Facts about Louisiana: it is home to the highest infant mortality rate, the fifth-highest maternal mortality rate, the fourth-worst life expectancy rate, the fifth-highest violent crime rate, the second-highest poverty rate, and the fifth-highest obesity rate in the country. Now, on top of all of this, it may soon be home to the first highest rate of unedumacatedness because the legislature is dismantling public education in Louisiana. Via Reuters: Louisiana is embarking on the nation’s boldest experiment in privatizing public education, with the state preparing to shift tens of millions in tax dollars out of the public schools to pay private industry, businesses owners and church pastors to educate children….”We are changing the way we deliver education,” said Governor Bobby Jindal, a Republican who muscled the plan through the legislature this spring over fierce objections from Democrats and teachers unions. Read more on Louisiana GOP Does Not Believe The Children Are Our Future…

Preacher/Heavy Metal Rap Artist Bullies Kids At Iowa Assembly On Bullying

Well, this isn’t going over well in Dunkerton, Iowa. Minnesota preacher-man-band “Junkyard Prophet” was supposed to perform at a high school assembly against bullying and for making good choices. Good choices, apparently, like telling gay kids they would burn in fire, inveighing against dirty filthy girls who give it up before they’re married, and showing super cool gnarly pictures of graphic aborted feti. “They told my daughter, the girls, that they were going to have mud on their wedding dresses if they weren’t virgins,” said Jennifer Littlefield, a parent upset with the band’s performance. […] Littlefield also did not appreciate what she described as gay bashing. “They told these kids that anyone who was gay was going to die at the age of 42,” she said. But wait! That’s not all! Read more on Preacher/Heavy Metal Rap Artist Bullies Kids At Iowa Assembly On Bullying…