I don't know if this should be under 'science,' or 'entertainment,' or even 'humor'... You make the call: They donated $700k of our money for a propaganda tract on global warming to be performed in NYC... "This from the New York Times. The National Science Foundation has awarded a $700,000 grant to the Civilians, a New York theater company, to finance the production of a show about climate change. The Great Immensity, with a book by Steven Cosson (This Beautiful City) and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), tells the story of Polly, a photojournalist who disappears while working in the rain forests of Panama. The grant is a rare gift to an arts organization from the foundation, a federal agency that pays for science, engineering and mathematics research and education. " Meteorological Musings: An Embarrassment and an Outrage Once again, the echo of the French Revolution from our ersatz leftists: Henri de Saint-Simon, the articulator of socialism, argued for the supremacy of the sciences over religion, and predicted that, like religious, secular propaganda would employ artists and poets.