Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

"A fifth-grade education may include transforming a polynomial, but never should it include transforming a penis into a vagina."

Former Austin City Council member and current Lege candidate Don Zimmerman, one of many creepy pests who scared children but utterly failed to change Austin ISD trustees’ minds about the new sex education curriculum. See "AISD Board Unanimously Approves Expansive Sex Ed Curriculum."

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