via Mark Maynard
Last year, Jerry Falwell’s private, evangelical university took in more federal money than NPR.
via Alex Pareene
Liberty University, the evangelical private Christian school founded by dead apartheid-supporting bigot Jerry Falwell, received $445 million in federal financial aid last year. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting , by the way, received $420 million from the federal government.
On a more positive note, despite the apparent abandonment of reality-based educational priorities in this country; the United States has nearly tripled its understanding of science since 1988. Despite desperate attempts, the Jerry Falwells of the world can’t seem to dumb-down the general population fast enough.