Texas GOP Formally Opposes Critical Thinking In Schools

(h/t: ThinkProgress) As Dave Barry used to say, I swear I am not making this up. You could certainly be forgiven if you assumed I was making it up, because such a statement sounds so obviously ridiculous that no one - not even the Texas GOP - could possibly say it and mean it. Alas, you'd be wrong. Page 13 (or, in Texas GOP-numeration, "page 12" - go figure) states the following (pdf): We oppose...

Texas Bans Marriage

Yes, you read that right, and NO, it's not a typo -- though I'll admit that on a quick read, most people would assume I meant "Texas Bans GAY Marriage" - and was just being too hasty in my typing. Well, read on for a bit of deliciousness. ;-) If Texas were a family member, it would be the notoriously curmudgeonly, often paranoid, occasionally drunk uncle who you only see at family get-togethers...