GOP has Voted 110 Times to Block Efforts to Protect the Environment Since January

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For anyone still puzzling over why I view the Tea Party to be an egregiously destructive force when it comes to the environment, look no further than this evidence: In the seven months since the Tea Party-led GOP has been in control of the House of Representatives, they have voted no fewer than 110 times to "block" or "undermine" efforts to protect the environment, according to a recent report..

A few of the House's most reliably pro-environment Congressmen are fighting back, as detailed in this New York Times article. The story also breaks down the GOP's anti-environment votes, from efforts to sap funding for wilderness areas to relax regulations on toxic polluters. Check it out.

GOP has Voted 110 Times to Block Efforts to Protect the Environment Since January
For anyone still puzzling over why I view the Tea Party to be an egregiously destructive force when it comes to the environment, look no further than this evidence: In the seven months since the Tea

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