Mark Meadows is an oozing pus-bag of poison


Jesus wept.

Mark Meadows may go down in history as the corrupt political sleazemaster who assisted Trump in his coup attempt (which is still ongoing, unbelievably!), but I remember him as that loon who bought a dinosaur dig site, facilitated the transfer of a valuable Allosaurus skeleton (naming it Ebenezer) to Ken Ham and the Creation “Museum”, and put together a “documentary” about the discovery of the fossil in which he had his own daughter lie on camera and pretend to be the discoverer. It’s pretty damned vile, and just highlights how dishonest and creepy creationists are.

But here’s the icing on the cake: Ken Ham appropriated that fossil and mounted it in his carnival show “museum”, where it’s not even used for scientific research. It’s a prop.

But for all of this, the weirdest part of the story may be that – for all the desperate efforts on the part of creationists to secure this dinosaur skeleton, for all the brouhaha and AiG-hype surrounding “Ebenezer the Allosaurus” – the Creation Museum makes absolutely no use of the skeleton itself to advance the case for a young Earth and a global Flood. Referring to arguably the most relevant placard that accompanies the dinosaur fossil, we note in Righting America that

Given that this placard appears in the room wherein a truly impressive skeleton of a real dinosaur is on display, and given that this placard tells a story that seeks to link that skeleton to the Flood, it is surprising that the placard makes no mention of the skeleton itself. Not one piece of physical evidence from the skeleton is mobilized in any way by this placard. No inferences whatsoever are drawn from the skeleton about Ebenezer on this placard . . . In the end, Ebenezer-the-skeleton appears to make no contribution to an understanding either of his demise or any other creature’s (Righting America 93).

The only evidence provided by the Creation Museum in behalf of the claim that Ebenezer died in a global Flood is the story recounted in Genesis 7:21-23. That’s it.

When it comes to creation science, there is no there, there.

Now Meadows has something else to be infamous for.

The House voted Tuesday night to hold former President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows, in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack to appear for a deposition.

The vote was 222-208, with GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois and Liz Cheney of Wyoming voting with all Democrats.

Meadows is now the first former lawmaker ever held in criminal contempt by Congress — and the first held in contempt since 1832 — when former Rep. Sam Houston was held in contempt for beating a colleague with a cane.

What a legacy. These are the charlatans the American people elect to high office.

Comments

  1. says

    There’s even worse! Meadows used private e-mail accounts for government business. But for some mysterious reason the New York Times isn’t covering it.

  2. says

    It appears, though, that being in contempt of congress isn’t such a bad thing. After all, I’ve been contemptuous of congress for decades and it seems to have affected me about as much as it affects Meadows. They need to put teeth in it, i.e: “we’re gonna put you in the same cell we put Jeffrey Epstein in, same guards, same everything.”

  3. robro says

    Apparently Meadows is in deep doo doo with Dumpster, too, because he spilled the beans. All that material that he turned over to the Jan. 6 committee, before balking, has hit the cow pond it’s sloshing all over Trump, Junior, Jim Jordan and other Republicans in Congress, and the usual Fox Not-news culprits.

    Poor Mark can’t win for being stupid.

    In other news, the Washington Post has a report out about all the GOP candidates marching down to Mar-a-Lago to kiss the Don’s ring and raise money. I can’t get through the paywall…Bezos doesn’t need more of my money…but the bit I saw suggests they are paying DT for the privilege. I’d bet it’s true because DT doesn’t do anything without getting paid. If so, that’s great. They created this monster. They’re letting him dictate who has a chance and who doesn’t. And they are letting him suck money out of their campaigns and into his pockets.

  4. raven says

    Mark Randall Meadows (born July 28, 1959) is an American politician who served as the 29th White House chief of staff from 2020 to 2021. He served as the U.S. representative for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district from 2013 to 2020. A member of the Republican Party, Meadows chaired the House Freedom Caucus from 2017 to 2019.

    I had forgotten exactly who this guy was.

    From North Carolina.
    Former House member.
    White House chief of staff for tfg until they were defeated for reelection.

  5. Artor says

    Contempt of Congress sounds like something for Republicans to put on their resume. I haven’t seen anyone getting arrested for it, or even fined. If Congressional Democrats were trying to make themselves look like ineffectual yapping dogs, they could hardly do worse.

  6. birgerjohansson says

    OT
    Another shite.
    A high ranking tory has been sacrificed and thrown under the bus: the former candidate for being mayor of London.
    The party bosses were having a catered dinner/party with wine last Xmas in full violation of the rules, and the tossers were so arrogant they posted for a picture. This picture has now lead to the resignation of said member (who happens to be the only black man in the group).

  7. davidc1 says

    @8 Tell our American friends about the video that surfaced recently about some tory bastards laughing and joking about
    the party then had last year at no 10.
    Voting is going on at the moment in a by- election in North Shropshire ,and a lot of people are pissed at the tories .
    The tories have held the seat for nearly 200 years ,and there is a chance they might lose it

  8. davidc1 says

    Why is a drawing of Paul McCarntey in the photo ,and what’s that square thing behind his head.

  9. says

    If Congressional Democrats were trying to make themselves look like ineffectual yapping dogs, they could hardly do worse.

    And what do you suggest they do instead?

    This isn’t the fault of the Dems, it’s the fault of people who didn’t vote for Hillary.

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