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Republican voters may cherry pick the science of climate change, but they love green energy in their backyards. So why are the lawmakers they elect trying to kill it?
Widespread automation is about to hit the developing world, hard.
Congressman Lamar Smith desperately wants another Climategate and he's happy to abuse his power to manufacture one.
Too many of the lawmakers who sit on the House Science and Technology Committee are the absolute worst people to be on such a committee.
First, Congress was telling engineers how to build their rockets. Now it's telling programmers how to write their software.
Governments censoring, filtering, and manipulating the internet, so hot right now.
Politicians seem to be really upset with people learning things from which they might not get immediate, quantifiable benefit. And that's the worst possible attitude about education.
Nothing is more important to a modern nation's prosperity than science and engineering, and nothing is more neglected by today's politicians.
Politicians want to cut scientific research and education programs, ignoring how little they'd actually be cutting and how many people it will truly affect.
Politicians still can't figure out exactly what they want NASA to be or do. And that's hurting both its budget and its ability to plan.