The ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism subcommittee, Congressman Mark Walker, is accusing the Navy of withholding information from Congress regarding reports on encounters with UFOs, after having officially requested more data on the subject earlier this year. In July, Walker requested that Secretary of
Congress is showing a frustrating inability to figure out how to deal with federal spending cuts, but their behavior may not be so incomprehensible if you look at them as a bunch of people with bad teeth who need dental work.
Congress is passing more laws than ever, and some of them are downright dangerous. For instance, a new study finds that the number of guns that were subsequently linked to crime sold by a single store–a Milwaukee-area gun shop called Badger Guns & Ammo–increased dramatically after Congress adopted measures likely to reduce the risks gun dealers face if they divert guns to criminals.
New research has found that small-group dynamics–such as jury deliberations, collective bargaining sessions, and cocktail parties –can alter the intelligence of some people, LOWERING their IQs. Could this be part of the reason for Congressional gridlock?