Why the Texas Board of Education Wants to Strike Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin from American History

 
Our first entry comes from Denise Cellinese who quotes Thomas Jefferson with the following phrase:

“He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.”

This is a key clue as to why the Texass Board of Education might choose to eliminate Thomas Jefferson from all the nation’s textbooks.  While checking Denise’s phrase, I found another, and another, and another…


The Texass Board of Education is fully aware that an ignorant voter is an easily manipulated voter.  An ignorant voter will blur the lines between democracy and capitalism and foolishly wonder why they’re poor and unrepresented.  

Congratulations to Denise for kicking-off the first comment.  Our contest continues…

CAPTION CONTEST: Subject – The Texas Board of Education. 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes are all the same bridge in Brooklyn. Mixed responses encouraged. Accurately researched quotes are acceptable.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Winnietoons-by-Bill-Whiting/124733577574267 

2 thoughts on “Why the Texas Board of Education Wants to Strike Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin from American History

  1. "If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed."
    Benjamin Franklin

    Let this be known for the Texas Schoolbook peeps.

  2. "The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason. "
    Benjamin Franklin

    And this, to those in the Bible Belt that want to teach religion as science.

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