The Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced a plan to put the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species.  Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and other state officials criticized the decision, which could adversely affect agriculture, oil and gas drilling, and wind farms. (Yes, wind farms. Al Gore must be pretty conflicted.)

Yesterday, Tea Party favorite Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted about the need to protect America’s real endangered species:

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