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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.
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Here’s How Your Do-Nothing Republican House Is Wasting Your Time And Money This Week

It sure does look like a busy week for the hard-working hard workers in the House of Representatives. Via Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, here's a glance at their very busy schedule. As you can see, Republicans are, as always,...

A Children’s Treasury Of Primary Election Results. Neither Crazy Idaho Guy Won :(

In the closest thing to a "Super Tuesday" in this off-year election, a whole bunch of Tea Party candidates did worse than expected against "mainstream" Republicans who had better funding and who all sound like teabaggers now anyway. The...

Rep. Paul Broun Uses Tax Dollars To Learn Him How To Talk More Not Stupid

It is an election year, and if you have an appetite for wingnut stupid, you're in luck, because the Republican Party offers an all-you-can-eat buffet. If you like your stupid Southern style, you are in extra special luck because...

House GOP, Unable To Help Itself, Chooses Climate Change Denier To Head Environment Subcommittee

In a House of Representatives where Michele Bachmann is on the House Intelligence Committee and Paul "Evolution is a Lie" Broun and climate change deniers Dana Rohrabacher and Lamar Smith are on the Science Committee, it only makes...

Abandoned Research, Lost Opportunities, and Closed Labs, All In This Week’s Government Shutdown Sci-Blog

Hello, Wonketeers! It's time for another bizarre & disturbing Wonkette Sci-Blog. Get out your phones and come on in -- we're Drunk Dialing Congress! We were looking forward to devoting this week's blog exclusively to the celebration of one of...

Cosmic Fireballs, Water On Mars, And Why House Republicans Are Like Stoned Kids, All In This Week’s Sci-Blog

Hey there, Wonketeers! It's time once again for another appalling Wonkette Sci-Blog. Fire one up and come on in. Sometimes it's just not a good idea to let the Stoned Kid drive. Many years ago a group of us were driving...

Screw Your Salmon And Your Virgin Wilderness, Alaska, America Hungers For Molybdenum

How is Congress wasting everyone's time today, besides all of the usual ways? Oh, here's a good one: "Congress pushes EPA on giant Pebble mine." No, not giant pebbles, which are just normal-sided rocks, after all; they mean the...

House GOP Will Explain To NASA All About This Space And Science Stuff

Hello, have you met the Republican wingnuts on the House Science Committee? They include: Paul Broun, who has told supporters that evolution and the big bang theory "are lies straight from the pit of hell,"  and Dana Rorhabacher, who once suggested that temperature...

Georgia GOP Senate Candidate Paul Broun Fears IRS Papercut More Than Al Qaeda, Because They Are Same Thing

Do you cower in fear at the beginning of every April, with that fear intensifying until the middle of the month, when you have a nervous breakdown and open that Y2K bunker you stupidly built but now only use...

Bob Barr To Attempt Worst Comeback Tour Since Great White

Speaking of the resurrection of hateful twats, did you guys hear that Bob Barr wants to return to Congress? America had a very close call last year with the state of Georgia, when human-shaped fluffernutter Newt Gingrich came within...

Senate Republicans Getting Down To Important Senate Business Of Whining About Their Office Space

Hey, US Senate! Anything important going on in the country, that you might want to put your grindstone-noses and beautiful minds to, for the people what you represent? Oh, you are very very busy touring each other's offices, to...

Rep. Paul Broun Not Content With Making House GOP Look Dumb, Will Run For Senate Instead

The wait is over! After weeks of breathless anticipation (and one titillating Twitter rumor), Georgia Rep. Paul Broun has announced he is running for United States Senate, after an illustrious, storied career in the House that has lasted all...

Rep. Paul Broun Says Obama Upholds ‘Soviet’ Constitution; Nation Sighs & Rolls Eyes

Georgia Rep. Paul Broun allowed a torrent of raw stupid to tumble out of his mouth again this week, so let's look at what this paragon of Americanism said this time. On Tuesday, Broun told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution “I think...

Very Smart Republicans: A Deal Between White House And House Might Need Democratic Votes To Pass

Do you know who is very smart? Tea Party congresspeople. Here are some of them moving their lips, with syllables and words coming out to form sentences, about the "fiscal cliff" or whatever, who cares, boring: “If he ...

Panty Prosecutor Wins, Evolution-Dumper Loses: Your Lesser Candidate Wrap-Up!

It occurred to us that we have not followed up on some very important electoral news: Namely, the fate of several candidates who nobody had ever heard of until they briefly shone in the "weird news" column, and then...