Anti-Science, Climate Change Denying Republicans Block Unpaid Science Laureate Position

This one pretty much flew under the radar. — A piece of legislation would have allowed President Obama to name up to three unpaid science laureate positions to travel the country speaking to children. The hope was to inspire children to pursue a career in science. But know-nothing Republicans are at it again. Because Republicans don’t believe in climate change, and in fact believe it’s nothing more than a political issue, they killed the bill because it might serve as a means for President Obama to spread climate science falsehoods. And well, I guess Republicans do know a thing or two about deception and fabrication.

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I Deny The Forensic Science Of Airplane Disasters

Hell, people can deny climate science based on opinion alone, right? So why can’t I deny the forensic science of airplane crashes? I think it’s worthless. We learn nothing. Airplanes are already safe enough. Why would we spend money trying to fix something that isn’t broken?

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Representative Barton: Biblical ‘Great Flood’ An Example Of Climate Change

Not wanting fellow Republican James Inhofe to take the lead on ‘batshit crazy things elected officials say,’ on Wednesday, Republican Congressman Joe Barton (TX) said the “Great Flood” from the Bible is an example of climate change not caused by man. Essentially he’s saying — not all climate change is created equal. Or maybe it’s — this ain’t your father’s climate change. Either way, this climate change thing is still up for debate according to Barton. Man-made? Natural occurrence? God? — Who knows?

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Climate Change: Anti-Science, Anti-Fact, Anti-Intellectual – That’s How Republicans Roll

Who is the chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology? That would be Representative Ralph Hall of Texas. He is a climate change skeptic. As you can probably guess, he is also a Republican. Who is likely to replace Hall as the House science chair in the 113th congress? That would be Lamar Smith, also a climate change skeptic, also from Texas, oh, and also a Republican.

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