Anti-environment Republican Congressman to head new Environment and Economy Subcommittee

John Shimkus

Republican Congressman John Shimkus has been selected to head up the new Environment and Economy Subcommittee under the new Republican-majority House. Isn’t it always nice when someone completely unqualified, unabashedly and unethically opposed to a certain set of humanitarian principles is put in charge of the political, cultural and judicial future of said principles?

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Stupidity sticks: How the right wing is using ignorance against the country

Sarah Palin crib notes

Republicans have reclaimed the House of Representatives and a majority of Governor seats in a historic victory over reason and accountability, blindsiding America by exploiting economic anger and lack of historical understanding to fend off a “progressive” agenda that has, in many ways, bent to Right-wing-induced concessions time and time again.

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