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There are no shortage of Democrats who might run for this Senate seat Leading Off : • MD-Sen : On Monday, five-term Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest-tenured woman in congressional ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Congressman Alfred E. Neuman (R-TX) rules our world I give up. At some point this particular conservative obsession needs to be thought of not as political stance but a psychological disorder, and ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 76 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 10:35 AM PST with 59 Recommends
Meet Lamar Smith (
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 109 comments on Mon Oct 20, 2014 at 12:28 PM PDT with 126 Recommends
Famous Republican Men with Small ...
by jonsnow74
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 04:44 AM PST with 0 Recommends
They really believe in little green men. Or little grey men, or whatever the fuck color they are. The They in question being the House Republicans, specifically, Congressman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) who,
by blueoregon
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 04:06 AM PST with 16 Recommends
The AFL-CIO seems to have decided screw it, rather than trying to cajole House Republicans into supporting immigration reform by being all nice and pleading, let's remind them how opposing it can ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 07:39 AM PST with 55 Recommends
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)   Republican Rep. Lamar Smith took to the op-ed pages this week to demand America spend money on scientific research efforts. No, really. I'm not making this up. Well, ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 88 comments on Mon Oct 28, 2013 at 11:55 AM PDT with 98 Recommends
LNG = Liquefied Natural Gas. ' Can ' = (short for Canard ) ... aka. Ground Water Environmental Protection. Road = Catering to the Status-quo demands of Fossil Fuel suppliers (and their supporters).
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 09:07 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Water Levels in the High Plains Aquifer have Dropped Over 200 feet in Texas & Kansas Three years of extreme drought, amplified by climate change, and decades of excessive withdrawal of groundwater ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 208 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 12:25 PM PDT with 410 Recommends
Sens. Mazie Hirono and Roger Wicker and Reps. Zoe Lofgren and Lamar Smith have proposed the position of Science Laureate of the United States . It's obviously a great idea. So, I'm moving on to ...
by raatz
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 02:49 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
If anyone can convince me that today's GOP does not hate America, now would be the time to do it. Seriously, if you have any proof that the House Majority is not run by anti-American underground ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 07:08 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Climate Change is turning out to be a lot more complicated than just plain old Global Warming. It's not just about the weather; there are biological, chemical, and geophysical manifestations all ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 72 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 04:32 PM PDT with 217 Recommends
"Reality," Stephen Colbert famously lamented to President Bush in 2006, "has a well-known liberal bias." It is conservatives' perpetual fear that the truth will not set them free that is the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed May 01, 2013 at 11:29 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
National Science Foundation Republicans finally are doing something about the increasing conflict between science and their own political ideologies and beliefs. They're trying to stop such science ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 112 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 240 Recommends
Seriously, though, we're screwed. Oh my Gawd, we may have finally found some science Republicans are willing to believe in : Rep. Lamar Smith on ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 152 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 02:25 PM PST with 54 Recommends
Still not listening Texas ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 06:15 PM PST with 25 Recommends
I was reading an article at Think Progress this morning detailing Republican Lamar Smith's comments about why Republicans shouldn't pursue immigration reform,
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 07:15 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Immigration has Republicans in a hole. They lost the Latino vote by a landslide last November, President Obama has 70 percent approval from Latinos, and if immigration reform doesn't happen, ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Feb 05, 2013 at 09:15 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Most of the maps of Texas I have seen here have been either Democratic gerrymanders, to illustrate what Democrats could do if they were in control of redistricting, or Republican gerrymanders, to ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Nature has a news summary that reminds me just how surreal America has become in the 21st century. Here we have one of the most respected and prestigious scientific journals on the planet saying this:
by DWG
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 04:59 AM PST with 50 Recommends