, the editor of the conservative website RedState, is furious because of the way his third grade daughter is being taught math. I mean, just look
at how her "Common Core" textbook teaches subtraction
Yes, that's confusing when you look at it. I'll admit that.Erickson, who (I'm guessing) mechanically learned subtraction by putting the big number on top, the smaller number on bottom, and doing a little bit of "carrying," is annoyed that his daughter isn't learning math the same way he did:
The Devils Lake School District in North Dakota knows exactly how to get students to pay attention in class: The girls just need to stop wearing clothing that'll distract the boys, even if they're fully covered up.According to Valley News Live
, that means they "can't wear leggings, jeggings and tight jeans."And just to hammer home that point...
The assistant principal said they had the girls watch two clips from the movie "Pretty Woman" and compared their attire to the main character... who is a prostitute.
I remember that movie. It's the one where Richard Gere
falls in love with Julia Roberts
after seeing her in jeggings.
, an eighth grader at St. Simon Middle School in Indianapolis, happens to be on the football team -- and she's a really
In her first game on Sunday, she made both of her attempts -- an excellent debut performance for any
player. (You can see video of one of her kicks here
.)And then, after the game, her coach received a phone call
The new Nicolas Cage Left Behind
movie just got a major boost from a popular critic -- and producers are putting his critique right on posters
for the film:
Listen to Satan, everybody. Ignore the reverse psychology impulse. It's for your own good.
The video below, part of The Atheist Voice
series, answers the question: Can atheists ever win political office?