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Fri Jan 17, 2014, 10:46 AM

House Republicans Pick Climate Skeptic To Head Environment Subcommittee

Source: Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans selected Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), who is on the record questioning whether humans are causing climate change, to head of the Science Committee's environment subcommittee.

Schweikert will replace Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), who moved to the House Appropriations Committee. He said he plans to use his new post to target the Obama administration's regulatory agenda.

"Too often, this Administration has tried to bypass Congress and impose its will on the American people through regulatory fiat,” Schweikert said Thursday in a statement, The Hill reported. “We have a responsibility to provide a check-and-balance to ensure there is fairness and openness in the process and that taxpayers are not being subjected to onerous and unnecessarily burdensome rules and regulations."

A main component of the Obama administration's environmental work is new limits on power plants' greenhouse gas pollution. Schweikert has argued that the idea of man-made global warming may be "folklore."


Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/16/house-science-schweikert-_n_4613145.html



Even as residents of West Virginia are told not to drink or use their tap water, Republicans continue to attack the Obama administration for over regulation.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Jan 17, 2014, 10:55 AM

1. And Americans thought Republicons could not get any stupider, or ...

...any more in brazenly into the toe-tapping Public Bathroom $tall wearing diapers to funk around Republi$tyle with their beloved Big Buck$ Corporate Polluters, Inc. (R).

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Fri Jan 17, 2014, 10:55 AM

2. They had a choice. BP ordered Barton, Exxon ordered Schweikert. Coin flip went to Schweikert.

 

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Jan 17, 2014, 11:04 AM

3. "unnecessarily burdensome rules and regulations" ...like having to pay for your ass.

 

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Jan 17, 2014, 11:07 AM

4. no surprise, outrage or anger

 

here. Just sadness at the stupidity and ignorance of most of our RW political 'leaders'.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Fri Jan 17, 2014, 11:29 AM

5. Kakistocracy

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