Tue Jan 15, 2013, 06:54 PM
hue (3,445 posts)
5 Anti-Science Congressmen On The House Science Committee
Representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA) and former representative Todd Akin (R-MO) have more in common than a breathtaking lack of knowledge of and political tact on the subject of rape. They are also former colleagues on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
According to a 2009 Pew Poll, only 6 percent of scientists identified themselves as Republicans ó and itís easy to see why. Although Gingrey and Akin have moved on, many of the Republican congressmen in charge of setting the nationís scientific agenda are openly hostile to overwhelmingly accepted scientific theories.
Here are five proudly anti-science members of the House Science Committee:
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Tue Jan 15, 2013, 07:02 PM
Permanut (1,285 posts)
1. Thus pegging out the irony meter..
Paul Broun (R - Mars) is the clown who said the Earth was 9,000 years old. What a hypocrite and blasphemer, anybody who knows these things could tell him it's only 6,000 years old.
I know nothing.
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Tue Jan 15, 2013, 08:00 PM
Moostache (1,508 posts)
2. I am horrified that ANYONE would allow that man to practice medicine.
I also want to see HIS transcripts to prove that he did not get a medical degree from some paper mill in Georgia that happened to be handing out MD's!!!!
There is simply no way that man is qualified to change the oil in my car let alone be a practicing physician or anything beyond village idiot!
To argue with a man who has renounced his reason is like giving medicine to the dead. - Thomas Paine