Google on what our elected representatives in Congress care about.

Google search results:

biodiversity site:house.gov – 401

biodiversity site:semate.gov – 254

iraq site:senate.gov – 20,300

iraq site:house.gov – 36,800

ecology site:senate.gov – 353

ecology site:house.gov – 582

“national security” site:house.gov – 28,500

“national security” site:semate.gov – 12,600

rainforest site:senate.gov – 64

rainforest site:house.gov – 113

military site:house.gov – 71,700

military site:senate.gov – 28,500

extinction site:senate.gov – 349

extinction site:house.gov – 496

bomber site:house.gov – 638

bomber site:house.gov – 329

submarine site:senate.gov – 548

submarine site:house.gov – 1000

How about some of the Green Party’s 10 Key Values?

“Ecological Wisdom” site:senate.gov – 1

“Ecological Wisdom” site:house.gov – 0

“Nonviolence” site:senate.gov – 28

“Nonviolence” site:house.gov – 115

“Social Justice” site:senate.gov – 4830

“Social Justice” site:house.gov – 8600

“Grassroots Democracy” site:senate.gov – 3

“Grassroots Democracy” site:house.gov – 18

“Feminism” site:house.gov – 3

“Feminism” site:house.gov – 9

how about a variant? … not much better

feminist site:senate.gov – 31

feminist site:house.gov – 103

sexism site:senate.gov – 23

sexism site:house.gov – 48

racism site:senate.gov – 191

racism site:house.gov – 576

“tax cut” site:senate.gov – 4390

“tax cut” site:house.gov – 9810

“environmental sustainability” site:senate.gov – 33

“environmental sustainability” site:house.gov – 64

“south america” site:senate.gov – 512

“south america” site:house.gov – 899

africa site:senate.gov – 3660

africa site:house.gov – 6510

china site:senate.gov – 4930

china site:house.gov – 13600

germany site:senate.gov – 2330

germany site:house.gov – 5460

“hate crime” site:senate.gov – 120

“hate crime” site:senate.gov – 214

pornography site:senate.gov – 998

pornography site:house.gov – 2090

Pretty interesting, eh? I suspect that most of you can guess what I think about the bipartisan priorities of our elected officials in the face of global ecological devastation and mass injustice worldwide.

Someone with more coding chops than myself might be able to create a pretty interesting website out of this.

Thomas Leavitt