A Post for Rdean - Why do Republican Politicians Hate Science?

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    Ouch!!!! Toro, that is as inflamatory of an article as I have ever posted. Thank You.

    Why do Republican politicians hate science? - How the World Works - Salon.com

    The truth is, American Republican politicians have pulled off a very neat trick. They've tapped into widespread grass roots anger that manifests itself in all kinds of volatile ways, while pursuing a political agenda that primarily benefits elites and specific corporate special interests. When those two match up -- as in the case of climate change skepticism, the GOP is golden, and the politicians feel free to rant away. But when they don't match up: taxing the rich, for example, they are remarkably quiet. The real difference between the U.S. and Western Europe may just be that politicians in Europe can't get away with such arrant hypocrisy.
     
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    Hey, I don't agree with it. I just thought it would make rdean happy!
     
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    "Climate change" is religion.

    Who hates NASA?
     
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    LOL!

    Settled science is neither!
     
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    And Conservatives never ever support religion influencing policy? Never ever?
     
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    Self-satisfaction is the enemy of the scientific mind. That's what's always said about evolutionists and AGW believers, but here we have the evidence that it's really their opponents' failing.
     

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