If the US is number one in science and technology, what place does the GOP have? Seriously, we know from Rick Santorum what they think about education. Since it was founded, the US has always been innovative. This is a country that's never "moved backward". American has always been innovative, forward thinking and progressive. Include the fact that Conservatives have at least 42 amendments to the constitution and the question is, "Do they really want to live here"?