Archive | August, 2014

Kentucky State Sen. Brandon Smith and the temperature of Mars

August 31, 2014

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“As you [Energy & Environment Cabinet official] sit there in your chair with your data, we sit up here in ours with our data and our constituents and stuff behind us. I won’t get into the debate about climate change but I’ll simply point out that I think in academia we all agree that the […]

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Rep. Paul Broun: The doctor who disbelieves Evolution, Embryology, and the Big Bang

August 31, 2014

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“All that stuff I was taught about evolution, embryology, Big Bang theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of hell.” – Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), Chairman of the Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee for the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, on Sept. 27 at a sportsman’s banquet at Liberty Baptist Church in […]

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Rep. Joe Barton and Wind Energy

August 31, 2014

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“Wouldn’t it be ironic if in the interest of global warming we mandated massive switches to [wind] energy, which is a finite resource, which slows the winds down, which causes the temperature to go up?” – Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), US Congressional Committee on Energy and Commerce Remember, this man is an elected official on […]

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Ronald Reagan and Acid Rain

August 29, 2014

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“I have flown twice over Mount St. Helens out on our West Coast. I’m not a scientist and I don’t know the figures, but I have a suspicion that that one little mountain has probably released more sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere of the world than has been released in the last ten years of […]

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