political science: more anti-science from Reps

October 24, 2008 at 9:53 pm | | news, political science, science and the public

Sorta like McCain and the bears and the projector:

ThinkProgress had the story.


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  1. Wow, EVERYONE’S blogging this story.

    Comment by The Chemist — October 25, 2008 #

  2. She is right fruit fly research, or anything other than technology and medicine, should not be funded if it will not contribute to the common good. If it really is that vital then they should either offer a strong argument on how it will benefit the people of America or just raise the money.

    Comment by Here. Not there — October 29, 2008 #

  3. fruit-fly research is medical research.

    Comment by sam — October 29, 2008 #

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