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8 Actual Quotes From Current Members Of The House Committee On Science, Technology And Space

These people hold the power to legislate science policy and science education. They oversee NASA, NSF, the EPA, the USGS, and many other science organizations.

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1. All that stuff I was taught about evolution, embryology, the Big Bang theory, all that is lies straight from the pit of Hell—Rep. Pat Broun (R-GA)

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2. Is there some thought being given to subsidizing the clearing of rainforests in order for some countries to eliminate that production of greenhouse gases?—Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)

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3. [The IPCC is] a political document intended to frighten Americans into believing that any abnormal weather we experience is the direct result of human CO2—Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)

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4. Our rovers on Mars have indicated that there has been a slight warming in the atmosphere of Mars and that certainly was not caused by the internal combustion engine—Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI)

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5. I do not believe that CO2 is a cause of global warming—Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)

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6. There's a lot of scientific data that I found out as a scientist that actually show that this is really a young Earth—Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA)

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7. We don’t know what those other [climate] cycles were caused by in the past. Could be dinosaur flatulence, you know, or who knows?—Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)

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8. I don’t believe that the Earth’s but about 9,000 years old. I believe it was created in six days as we know them. That’s what the Bible says—Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA).

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