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- Abbreviated pundit roundup: Republicans intent on gutting the ACA, net neutrality and moreWe being with the Republican attempt to gut net neutrality. From Jon Brodkin at Ars Technica: US Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) this week filed legislation she calls the "Internet Freedom Act" to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's new network neutrality rules. [...] In the latest election cycle, Blackburn received $25,000 from an AT&T political action […]
- Open thread for night owls. Thirteen years for two joints: Justice in LouisianaPhillip Smith at Alternate writes 13 Years in the Slammer ... for Two Joints? An excerpt: Bernard Noble has already spent nearly four years in a Louisiana prison for being caught with two marijuana cigarettes—and he's still less than a third of the way through a 13-year sentence with no shot at parole. The sentence […]
- Noted climate contrarian suddenly discovers concern with email subpoenasMost major extinction level events in the fossil record are correlated with massive changes in global climate Professor emeritus Richard Lindzen is a noted climate change skeptic who has suddenly discovered his concern for politically motivated investigations into climate scientists. But that's just part of his latest op-ed in the WSJ which starts with these […]
- Cartoon: Bibi rocks The House(Click for larger image)
- Sen. Jeff Sessions: killing the GOP's future one immigration bill at a timeHey Jeff, how 'bout you quit stabbing me in the back. Alabama's anti-immigration senator, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, doesn't want to discriminate in his disdain for immigrants—he uniformly wants to keep them out! It doesn't matter if they fall under President Obama's 2014 immigration actions or they might be eligible for an H-1B visa for […]
- Abbreviated pundit roundup: Republicans intent on gutting the ACA, net neutrality and more
- Perry Misses Point on Texas CO2 CutsRick Perry said carbon dioxide emissions in Texas were down because of "incentive-based regulation" during his time as governor. But the evidence shows a decline in manufacturing jobs and federal policies are more likely to be the cause of the reduction.
- Netanyahu Takes Kerry Out of ContextIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's highly anticipated speech to Congress contained a curious statement. He claimed Secretary of State John Kerry "confirmed last week that Iran could legitimately possess" 190,000 centrifuges enriching uranium by the end of a long-term nuclear agreement.
- More Keystone SpinWith a showdown vote approaching on the Keystone XL pipeline, both sides continue to spin the facts about exports and safety.
- Perry Misses Point on Texas CO2 Cuts