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Of Course Congress Is Clueless About Tech—It Killed Its Tutor

If “con” is the opposite of “pro”, what’s the opposite of “progress”?

Congress has a STEM problem. It needs independent science and technology advisers, like it used to have.

Source: Of Course Congress Is Clueless About Tech—It Killed Its Tutor

The Attack on Geosciences in Congress | WIRED

The Earth (you may be familiar with it). NASA The current U.S. Congress is trying desperately to brush science they don’t agree with under the rug. It’s a dangerous game where they are willing to risk the safety of the country because of their misguided ideological views on climate change (backed by powerful and wealthy donors)…

Source: The Attack on Geosciences in Congress | WIRED

Senators Want to “Blow ISIS Out of the Water” with “Fancy Memes”

Because Congress and Hollywood both know to leverage the power of the Internet </sarcasm>

Lawmakers despairing over the Islamic State’s success in recruiting on social media proposed that the U.S. government create more viral memes, possibly with Hollywood’s help.

Source: Senators Want to “Blow ISIS Out of the Water” with “Fancy Memes” – The Intercept

This. This. This. One million times, this

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Americans Prefer Hemorrhoids And Cockroaches To Congress

SCIENCE!!! Check the link; no, this isn’t from The Onion.

That’s according to a legitimate survey from Public Policy Polling. But it wasn’t all bad news for Congress. They did out-poll the Ebola virus.

Source: Americans Prefer Hemorrhoids And Cockroaches To Congress : The Two-Way : NPR