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It's Banksy, in a canal, with a spray can.

House Science Committee Celebrates Death Of Facts By Retweeting Fake Breitbart Climate Article

What's that? The House Science Committee retweeted Breitbart? Honey, it IS Breitbart.
oh dear

Poor Exxon Finds Congressional White Knight To Take On Government Bullies

Thank God this nice congressman will fight off the scientists pretending global warming 'exists.'
This 'sand'? It's all POWDERED FETUSES!

California Lady Lawmaker Knows What Causes Droughts, And It Is Abortion

Though they may never accept evolution, let it never be said that rightwingers never let their thinking on critical issues evolve. Take, for instance (please!) California Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, who used to believe California's drought was caused by environmentalists giving...
Go home, Celestia, you're drunk

Deleted Comments: This One’s About Vaccines And Vaginas!

Oh, Wonkers, we have some beautiful deletia for you this week! Looks to us like some people have really been working overtime in the Derp Mines to bring us this fine assortment of stupidity. For starters, we have this...
Among climate deniers, these are usually in a twist.

Climate Scientists Do Normal Science Thing, Proving Global Warming A Total Hoax

Well, here's a hell of a surprise. Fox News has presented a misleading story bout climate science! Yes, you may want to sit down before reading any further! Media Matters does the heavy lifting on this one, tracing how one...
We'd watch this, actually

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio Now In Charge Of Murdering Science In The Senate

It's a great day to not believe in science, America! Sen. John Thune, chair of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, has picked the perfect heads for two science subcommittees: Ted Cruz, who doesn't like NASA doing science...
A bigger boat

Science Nice Time: Navy Honors Sally Ride With A Research Vessel. Sadly, It Is Not A Spaceship

Here's some nifty sciencey Nice Time for you people on a Monday when the world is looking a tad bleakish: The U.S. Navy has honored America's first woman in space, christening its newest research ship after the late astronaut...

Kiss Your Precious ‘Experiments’ And ‘Research’ Goodbye, Eggheads: A Government Shutdown Edition Of Your Sci-Blog

Hi, Wonkeratti. It's time once again for another infuriating Wonkette Sci-Blog. Sharpen your pitchforks, grab a torch and come on in. The very first Wonkette hotline tip I got on Monday was a forwarded link.  Just from reading the text...

Fox News Does Its Part In War On Science, Demands ‘Recount’ Of Weather Temperatures

Oh good, Fox News, critical thinkers that they are, are DETERMINED to bring you the truth about so-called "climate change," which may or may not be real given that "some people" continue to point out that it is just...

How Many Stupid, Stupid Lawmakers Do We Have in Congress, Imperiling Very Existence of Life on Earth?

Exactly how many stupid, stupid people do we have in Congress these days, toiling away in the world’s most deliberative lawmaking body, making decisions that will probably imperil the very survival of the human race? And of these stupid,...

Fat Cat Gov’t Scientists Suggest It’s Really Hot Outside All The Time

Washington, DC is back down to 85 degrees again today -- after two weeks of terrifyingly scorching volcano hell heat worse than anything that even the space between Chris Christie's thighs have ever encountered, of course. But still: It's...

House Republicans Were Just Trying To Cut Tsunami Monitoring, of Course

As tsunami waves from the Japan earthquake begin to hit Hawaii and are on their way to our West Coast, the federal government has been closely monitoring the situation at the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and is issuing advisories...

Oil Explosion To Destroy Earth Before Global Warming Has A Chance

So you've probably been thinking throughout this whole gulf-destroying oil spill business: Isn't there, like, some kind of meddling bureaucratic government agency that's supposed to make whiny liberal complaints about potential environmental apocalypse when someone asks to set up...

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