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Farmers were always generalists. They had to know science and commerce and all sorts of practical things. ---->>>

Congress, even with its frustrations, is the greatest instrument for justice and human welfare in the world. ---->>>

This whole controversy about global warming or even evolution - politicians just don't want to take the time to educate themselves. ---->>>

We know Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin as politicians, but they felt that science was something everyone should have a knowledge of. ---->>>

The Tea Party and the like are about what we can't do, instead of the American ideal of what we can. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-15, 1948
Occupation: Politician

Rush Dew Holt Jr. (born October 15, 1948) is an American scientist and politician. He was the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district from 1999 to 2015. He is a member of the Democratic Party and son of former West Virginia U.S. Senator Rush D. Holt Sr. He worked as a professor of public policy and physics, and during his tenure in Congress he was one of two physicists and the only Quaker there (wikipedia)