The Democrats’ Clown War On Science: FDA caught snooping on its own scientists.
Most transparent administration EVAR, my eye: A wide-ranging surveillance operation by the Food and Drug Administration against a group of its own scientists used an enemies list of sorts as it secretly captured thousands of e-mails that the disgruntled scientists sent privately to members of Congress, lawyers, labor officials, journalists and even President Obama, previously undisclosed records show. What began as a narrow investigation into | Read More »
Pew and the Democratic War on Science.
For the record, I don’t actually care if somebody believes in stuff like astrology. But fair’s fair, and if we’re going to have to listen to liberal elites sneering about creationists, said elites can take the time to explain why they don’t sneer at astrology devotees*: For those limited to text: somewhere around 30% of Democrats believe in a whole range of New Age stuff, | Read More »
Scenes from the Inquisition: heretic Nathan Myhrvold speaks.
(H/T: Instapundit) Get a cup of coffee, because you’re going to enjoy reading this. Political movements always have extremists — bitterly partisan true believers who attack anybody they feel threatens their movement. I’m sure you know the type, because his main talent is making himself heard. He doesn’t bother with making thoughtful arguments; instead, his technique is about shrill attacks in all directions, throwing a | Read More »
Left’s War on Science Watch: Bill Maher edition.
Via Hot Air, and the best part? Watching the faces of his guests curdle. Ever so slightly. They start around the point where Maher starts babbling about inoculations. (Language warning): Interestingly, the people who most like to beat their chests and howl about all those awful ‘Christianists’ on the Right* absolutely hate it when the entire anti-vaccination Left thing comes up. Their utter lack of | Read More »
The Democratic Party’s War on Science.
No, that’s not an ironic title, as anybody who deals with either the anti-vaccination or the anti-nuclear power crowd* for any length of time will readily enough attest. Ronald Bailey of Reason (H/T: Instapundit) is busy beating his head against the wall over the smug, self-congratulatory rhetoric of James Speth (from the latter group): Bailey had to read Speth’s book, and noted that Speth was | Read More »