It’s official: the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has crunched the numbers and confirmed that yes, 2015 was the hottest month on record, and last month, December 2015, was the hottest single month ever recorded. What’s more, last year’s record-breaking global warmth was warmer than
Marco Rubio would have taken a stand on the spending bill, the Rubio campaign said, if he had bothered to come to the Senate to cast a vote on it. Rubio couldn’t show up to work because he was too busy going out on tour to promote himself, talking about what a great leader he is.
With the introduction of S. Amdt. 2899, Rand Paul has shown himself to be well within the fearmongering mainstream of the Republican Party. Senator Paul is happy to join in the ranting and raving against refugees pursued by politicians like Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and Donald Trump, because he’s seen that making refugees into objects of fear has been a successful strategy of self-promotion for his opponents.