13 Sep '11, 5pm

GOP Congress Has Made 125 Anti-Environment Votes This Year So Far That's a lot.

GOP Congress Has Made 125 Anti-Environment Votes This Year So Far That's a lot.

Now the average citizen can do exactly that. If he or she cares to. Some Democratic staffers have compiled a searchable database of all of the different anti-environment votes that members of Congress have registered since the beginning of the year. Spend a minute clicking around this database -- if you are not infuriated, then I must conclude that you care little about the environment. The first thing you learn is: The sitting Congress has made 125 anti-environmental votes since January. Since bleeping January. These votes can be considered to be extreme. These votes are not just against things that our media considers 'controversial' like the scientific reality of climate change, which 97% of scientists support. They are not about 'trivial' things like some endangered species in Kansas. These are things like voting to end mining regulations that protect people's homes fr...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/gop-congress-125-...

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