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Congressman claims NOAA whistleblowers told him climate study was rushed

Agen Sabung Ayam (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) is back with more accusations against National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) climate scientists. The new claims came in the form of an additional letter sent to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Wednesday. The letter alleges for the very first time, that “information supplied to the…


Congressman: To stop ISIS, let’s shut down websites and social media

Agen Sabung Ayam US Rep. Joe Barton. (credit: Gage Skidmore) US Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) has a strategy to quit terrorists: shut down internet sites, such as social media networks. Barton today asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler if the commission can shut down internet sites used by ISIS and other terrorist groups. Barton…