Science Says Adam, Eve Existed — Chalk one up for William Jennings Bryan and Biblical literalists. DNA researchers are saying humanity descends from a single couple who lived about 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
OK, you can take a half-point off the board for the literalists on that.
What’s also notable is that the research shows nine out of 10 other species studied also shows descent from a single pair from about the same time.
Tea Partyer Cathy Craddock has sent us a link to a great site itemizing the trips taken, foreign gifts received and earmarks sneaked into spending bills among other things about our Congress critters.
Did you know that Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi holds the earmark crown for the 2008-2010 legislative session with $2.5 billion? A billion bucks back in second place is Roger Wicker also of Mississippi.
And they are both Republicans.
The latest info for staff salaries is from Sept. 30. For Delco residents this means that while Congressman Joe Sestak and Sen. Arlen Specter are listed the Pats Meehan and Toomey are left out.
The site is LegisStorm.com and can be found here .