Texas Republican Is Holding Up $900 Million For Autism Research
by Tony Peyser
Rep. Joe Barton must feel that
He's right now sitting pretty
As Chairman of the House Energy
And Commerce Committee.
He isn't releasing autism funds
And until recently had used stealth
To hide tying this money to reforms
At The National Institutes Of Health.
Another reason this specific case
Is one people should keep an eye on?
Barton wouldn't even return calls
To famed reporter Sidney Zion.
Hastert wouldn't talk to Zion either
Which made me go a bit ballistic:
The GOP will protect child predators
But not children who are autistic.
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