Sigh, way to go Congressman:
Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas scheduled a hearing Wednesday on the search for aliens. Of course, being an astute federal lawmaker, Smith disguised the topic in very scientific-sounding language, such as “Astrobiology: The Search for Biosignatures in our Solar System and Beyond.”Learn more about Lamar Smith's primary challenger here.
The search for human life on other habitable planets might someday provide us with an escape hatch when we’ve finished spoiling the environment Earth. So this is a necessary hearing, in the long term.
But aren’t there budget and debt ceiling deadlines coming a little sooner that maybe everyone in Congress should be discussing? We’re just saying.