Tag: waxman-markey

NOW WE WILL ALL DRIVE TREES! Whoa hey they managed to do it, the Democrats did, passing the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and SECURITY Act, 219-212 -- eight Republicans voting Yea, 44 Democrats voting Naw. This sure is a...

Climate Change Mimes Raise Unholy Ruckus In Longworth

Did you know that you can help reduce carbon emissions simply by standing with your hand on a ketchup dispenser for two minutes? It's true! New video footage proves it! Witness the stunning impact a squadron of brave mimes...

Gathering Of Mimes Will Halt Climate Change

Flash mob, you guys! Cryptic playing card mementos, just like the Joker used! What's it all add up to? A very urgent Citizen Effort to halt climate change, taking place at your local Longworth cafeteria in, hmm, 45 minutes...

Amphetamine-Tongued Warlock Breaks Into Congress, Frightens Joe Barton

Comical Texas Rep. Joe Barton's War on Gorillas intensified earlier today when he threatened to force poor, overworked clerks to read the entire 900-page Waxman-Markey energy bill aloud in committee, including his 450 obnoxious amendments about kicking Henry Waxman...

Joe Barton Tells Truth About Carbon Dioxide, Again

Here's your recent Wonkette obsession, Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, fighting the gorilla, which he will do daily as long as this Waxman-Markey energy bill is up for debate. In today's session, Barton explains that fuel-efficient cars are not...

Joe Barton Hard At Work, Being An Asshole

Opossum-eyed Jesus geologist Joe Barton, Republican Congressman from Texas, signaled his intent last month to stop the liberal Waxman-Markey energy bill -- the one with cap-and-trade, which is about hamburgers -- with traditional adult methods of opposition: "I’m going...