Jim Hightower: Bringing a Rich, Aloof, Race-Baiting Congress Critter Down to Earth | Columnists

If you’re a rich, corporate-serving Trump Republican who’s been in the U.S. House so long and done so little that you’re essentially seen as a piece of congressional furniture, what do you do to save yourself when faced back home with a popular, well-organized, grassroots opponent who’s about to overtake you?

Of course, do what President Trump does: Unleash your inner racist to assail your challenger as a demonic civil-liberties

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Bringing rich, aloof Congress critter down to earth | Opinion

Some people who get elected to Congress grow in office; others just bloat. Rep. Michael McCaul is a bloater.

A self-absorbed, right-wing Trumpeteer, this Texas lawmaker is about the richest guy in the U.S. House, wallowing in some estimated $113 million in personal wealth. McCaul made his money the old-fashioned way: He married it. His wife inherited a fortune, so — with no need to work for a living —

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HIGHTOWER: Bringing a Congress critter down to Earth | Opinion

Some people who get elected to Congress grow in office; others just bloat. Rep. Michael McCaul is a bloater.

A self-absorbed, right-wing Trumpeteer, this Texas lawmaker is about the richest guy in the U.S. House, wallowing in some estimated $113 million in personal wealth. McCaul made his money the old-fashioned way: He married it. His wife inherited a fortune, so – with no need to work for a living –

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Later, Earth! Hotels.com Aims To Be The First Online Travel Site To Enter The Space Race

DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The year 2020 is a certified dumpster fire. From the emergence of a mullet-donning king of tigers and the extinction of crowds, to swarms of murder hornets and finding true love in pods, this year has left people collectively wondering, “What could possibly be next?” SpaceX gave us the ultimate travel inspo earlier this summer when they suited up and said “see ya”

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Images Show One of the Last Sumatran Rhinos Left on Earth

A wildlife photographer has captured spectacular images of one of the last Sumatran rhinos left on Earth.

Joel Sartore, who has photographed more than 10,000 species around the globe as part of his Photo Ark project for National Geographic, snapped several photos of a Sumatran rhino named Pahu in Indonesia that have been released on September 22 in honor of World Rhino Day.

Pahu was born in the wild but

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Earth has been travelling through a cloud of radioactive debris for 33,000 years

Earth has been travelling through a cloud of radioactive debris left behind by ancient star explosions for the last 33,000 years, deep-sea sediments reveal

  • Researchers examined deep-sea sediment to look for radioactive isotopes 
  • They found examples of iron-60 that is formed in the explosions of dying stars
  • The isotopes had to have fallen to Earth and into the oceans 33,000 years ago
  • They also found earlier examples of the isotope
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