Wednesday, February 21, 2007
A 78-year-old author in Georgia sells books teaching that the Earth is the center of the galaxy, that modern science is all a Satanic lie and that evolution is a Jewish belief that promotes one-world government.
He wrote some Texans and found a gullible buyer.
Of course: the Texas House.
Upholding the usual Capitol standards of intelligence, a Panhandle lawmaker mindlessly circulated ads for a Web site that promotes a book on the "Fixed Earth."
This is not the same as the flat-Earth theory. But it's close.