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Idiocracy At Work

By Keith Cowing
October 13, 2014
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Battle between NSF and House science committee escalates: How did it get this bad?, Science Insider
“The Republican aides were looking for anything that Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX), their boss as chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, could use to support his ongoing campaign to demonstrate how the $7 billion research agency is “wasting” taxpayer dollars on frivolous or low-priority projects, particularly in the social sciences. The Democratic staffers wanted to make sure that their boss, Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), the panel’s senior Democrat, knew enough about each grant to rebut any criticism that Smith might levy against the research.”
David Vitter Unhappy With Ebola Aid Strategy Because It ‘Focuses On Africa’, Huffington Post
“Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) is urging his colleagues to oppose President Barack Obama’s request for $1 billion to fight the spread of Ebola, in part because the plan “focuses on Africa” instead of “our own borders.”

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