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The Obama administration and the scientific community at large are expressing serious alarm at a House Republican bill that they argue would dramatically undermine way research is conducted in America.
Titled the “Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act of 2014," the bill would put a variety
The "Duck Dynasty Wing" of the Republican Party has taken over the GOP, and they're not about to retreat in their war on science and common sense.
Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) is admittedly not a big fan nor a believer in some of the most central tenets of science, but that
In a speech first reported by Talking Points Memo last week, Broun explained his anti-science beliefs to attendees of a September
The Mars Curiosity Rover has more than 1 million followers on Twitter. Todd Akin has a little over 5,000. Guess which one has more influence on our nation's science and space policy?
As we head into the home stretch of a too-long presidential primary season, it is not too late for the public to turn their back on candidates that turn their back on empirical reality and scientific progress.
For Democrats, the greater the level of education the greater the acceptance of climate change, but for Republicans, the reverse is true.
The current crop of Republican candidates has lost complete touch with truth (reality) because it is the captive of primarily one and only one way of knowing.
Conservatives reject moral relativism where standards of right and wrong are thought to be mere products of time and culture, but what about the dangers of intellectual relativism where one believes what he wants to believe simply because it supports one's value structure?
From global warming denial to claims about "death panels" to baseless fears about inflation, it often seems there are so many factually wrong claims on the political right that those who make them live in a different reality. Maybe they actually do.
My family founded the Minnesota Republican Party and I am dismayed by this un-American display of prideful ignorance. Our GOP candidates ought to be ashamed.