Thursday, May 24, 2007

Silent Spring for Rachel Carlson

Republican environmental critic blocks honors for Rachel Carson

Rachel Carlson, who's groundbreaking book "Silent Spring" helped launch the environmental movement, was up for a Congressional honor until a Republican Senator got wind of it. From Raw Story:

...A Republican Senator known for his criticism of various environmental causes is single-handedly holding up two bills in the US Senate that would honor the life of Rachel Carson, author of the well-known book Silent Spring...

Just another exercise in earth-hating, brought to you by the Republican party.

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