Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Palin: Dinosaurs And People Coexisted

Alaska: Soon after Sarah Palin was elected mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, she startled a local music teacher by insisting in casual conversation that men and dinosaurs coexisted on an Earth created 6,000 years ago -- about 65 million years after scientists say most dinosaurs became extinct -- the teacher said.

Palin told him that "dinosaurs and humans walked the Earth at the same time," Munger said. When he asked her about prehistoric fossils and tracks dating back millions of years, Palin said "she had seen pictures of human footprints inside the tracks," recalled Munger, who teaches music at the University of Alaska in Anchorage

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In her race for governor Palin called for faith-based "intelligent design" to be taught along with evolution in Alaska's schools.

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