This past Friday, first-term Republican Representative Matt Gaetz introduced a new piece of legislation that stands to directly kill jobs and indirectly harm the industry in the district he represents, possibly setting a new speed record for counterproductive behavior in the U.S. Congress. Gaetz’s bill,
Representative Bill Posey doesn’t seem to care much about the human beings whose lives he would sacrifice to keep a permanently inhabited Moon base running. What’s more important to him is that there are great profits to be made for corporations working in the military industrial complex from a Moon colony project.
Republicans came into power in January of 2017 with the promise that they would make the lives of working Americans easier. Just weeks later, they’re already breaking that promise. This week, Republicans in both houses of Congress have introduced legislation that will, when it is