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I had a hard time trying to decide if this should be Odd News or not.
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The Congressional bonehead award goes to Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) who, on a visit to JPL, asked if Mars Pathfinder had taken an image of the flag planted there in 1969 by Neil Armstrong!

Quipped Rep. Vernon Ehlers (R-MI) to the Washington Times: “We just don’t teach enough science.” Worse, Jackson Lee, who represents Houston, is a member of the House Science Committee’s space subcommittee. Perhaps some committee reassignments are in order…

This is the same Rep. Jackson-Lee who complained in 2003 that the names of hurricanes were “lilly white” and introduced a bill to include more African-American names into the mix.
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