Does Pork BBQ Lead to Global Warming?
The recent events surrounding Congressman Alan Grayson (D-Fl) and his $50M vote for the ACES Bill in the House of Representatives are a profound example of what is wrong in our republic. It seems that Congressman Grayson sold his “Aye” vote to Nancy Pelosi in return for a $50M hurricane research center to be built near Orlando, Fl. His local newspaper, The Orlando Sentinal, characterizes the center as A Category 5 Waste.
While hurricane research is something that Florida has valid self-interest in appealing for help and support on, it turns out the Grayson project is a bogus pork BBQ platter for several reasons. The Congressman claims making Orlando an epicenter of hurricane research would vitally aid NOAA in performing its mission. The Congressman claims that the center could conveniently tie in to UCF and bolster their Earth Sciences curriculum.Read More »