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A new congressional investigation has determined that the Obama administration fired a top scientist and intimidated staff at the Department of Energy in order to further its climate change agenda, according to a new report that alleges the administration ordered top officials to obstruct Congress in order to forward this agenda.

Rep. Lamar Smith (R., Texas), chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, released a wide-ranging report on Tuesday that shows how senior Obama administration officials retaliated against a leading scientist and plotted ways to block a congressional inquiry surrounding key research into the impact of radiation.

A top DoE scientist who liaised with Congress on the matter was fired by the Obama administration for being too forthright with lawmakers, according to the report, which provides an in-depth look at the White House’s efforts to ensure senior staffers toe the administration’s line.

The report also provides evidence that the Obama administration worked to kill legislation in order to ensure that it could receive full funding for its own hotly contested climate change agenda.

The report additionally discovered efforts by the Obama administration to censor the information given to Congress, interfering with the body’s ability to perform critical oversight work.
Now, let's hear the howls and cries from the left and their media lapdogs like they did when Bush did the same. Somehow I doubt very much we will hear a whisper.
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Now, let's hear the howls and cries from the left and their media lapdogs like they did when Bush did the same. Somehow I doubt very much we will hear a whisper.
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As I posted in another thread here, this is why Science and Politicians are a bad mix.

Science, by it's very nature, is not a true,,,; well science. There is a process of starting with a belief that something is possible, the development of a theory, the publish of that theory for peer reviewed scrutiny where it is the duty of others to validate or disprove the theory. Even if we accept a Theory as likely true science, it is subject to constant review, possible discredit and rejection.

That is not how politicians formulate agendas to get elected and make laws. Some of which, despite negative review and discredit, are never rejected.

The Physical laws of our universe are a constant of which the scientific community is still trying to sort. As far as science has advanced, the Unified Theory still eludes them.

The Laws of man are not constant and politicians will always change them to suit the masses. Simple, stable, constant, Unity,,,;? well let's just accept that it is hardly the goal.
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Granny says he must know what he talkin' `bout - he's a scientist...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Destroys Climate Change Deniers' Favorite Argument In 1 Tweet
September 11, 2017 - A go-to argument from science deniers was absolutely crushed by one of the world’s most famous scientists.
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Some believe one reason for the consensus that human activity has caused climate change is that scientists are in cahoots with each other. But Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist, author and director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, highlighted the biggest flaw in that logic in a tweet he fired off on Sunday:

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Tyson has tackled the issue before. Just last month, he said that no one denied the solar eclipse, which was predicted by science. “I don’t see people objecting to it. I don’t see people in denial of it. Yet methods and tools of science predict it,” he said on “The Daily Show.” “So when methods and tools of science predict other things, to have people turn around and say ’I deny what you say,’ there’s something wrong in our world when that happens.” Earlier this year, Tyson also warned that America’s growing rejection of science was “the beginning of the end of an informed democracy.” He said:

“I’m so disappointed that the country that I grew up in ― that put men on the moon, that developed the internet, that invented personal computers and smartphones ― that people are debating what is and what is not scientifically true.”

A 2013 analysis of climate research found that that 97 percent of peer-reviewed papers that took a position on the issue endorsed the consensus view that human activity was causing climate change.

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Yea, well if it doesn't fit your political agenda, you must deny it or change your agenda. The conservatives changing their positon on climate change would adversely impact big oil (and others) profits. Cant have that, so Science Junk.
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What are the great-all knowing scientists saying about how we are to combat global warming? Has anyone heard?

Is seems like if they put half the effort of forcing people to believe in man made GW, into fixing GW, they probably could have done something by now.

I really don't think that...but I sure would like to hear what we are supposed to do. Are they advocating anything? Anything at all? or will getting 100% of the population to believe somehow fix the problem?
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Tyson has tackled the issue before. Just last month, he said that no one denied the solar eclipse, which was predicted by science. “I don’t see people objecting to it. I don’t see people in denial of it. Yet methods and tools of science predict it,” he said on “The Daily Show.” “So when methods and tools of science predict other things, to have people turn around and say ’I deny what you say,’ there’s something wrong in our world when that happens.” Earlier this year, Tyson also warned that America’s growing rejection of science was “the beginning of the end of an informed democracy.” He said:



Neil deGrasse Tyson Destroys Climate Change Deniers' Favorite Argument In 1 Tweet
September 11, 2017 - A go-to argument from science deniers was absolutely crushed by one of the world’s most famous scientists.
After more than a thousand years of learning the calculations for the orbits of the sun, moon and earth, predicting total eclipse events is no longer arguable theory. There is no plausible alternative theory about the causes of those events. The math is there by proven fact, not a consensus of a group of scientists in opposition to another "theory."

Tyson is making an unequal comparison. And should know better. Making him somewhat of a Charlatan on this subject. But then he is as much a politician as he is a scientist.

For every scientist who claims it a fact that man is causing the climate to change there is at least one sayin' ,,,"wait a minute,,,hold my beer."
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