Why do politicians (usually Republicans) hate science?

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    4th grade where? Is this a private or "christian" school or a public school?

     

    Big difference in a free society!




    4th Grade where ..... LaLa Land .... I hope you realize that the photo isn't real .. it's a joke .

     
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    "Climategate" was no gate, so the last sentence is false no matter how much you repeat it.

    Our government funds general research that has been extremely beneficial to America in the long run. It does so because there is no immediate commercial value - the value comes later as the basic research leads to further research, and so on.

    A blind "follow the money" claim is foolish.

    Scientists seeking NSA/NIH grants are nothing like scientists hired by tobacco companies to say cigarettes are awesome.




    lol oh ok; govt always honest and good; business greedy and bad.

    ;-) gotcha!

     
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    Science is based on facts.

    Politics is based on lies and exaggeration.

    The two don't mix well.



    Science is also based on theories.

     
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    Science is based on facts.

    Politics is based on lies and exaggeration.

    The two don't mix well.

     



    Science is also based on theories.

     




    Well...sort of....but the premise of science is to prove or disprove theories with fact. Science is good at separating theories from fact. Too bad politicians were not as good.

     
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