Reason returns to Kansas -- At least for now

Just in on the AP wire – The Kansas state Board of Education voted to remove from its standards “language suggesting that key evolutionary concepts — such as a common origin for all life on Earth and change in species creating new ones — were controversial and being challenged by new research. Also approved was a new definition of science, specifically limiting it to the search for natural explanations of what is observed in the universe.”

This vote, of course, is the result of the last election, which, like so many other political offices, took the Board out of social conservative hands. In other words, another byproduct of Bush’s war.