Statements about Science

The National Science Foundation awarded $700,000 to fund a climate change musical.

"Today’s marijuana is 300 percent to 800 percent more potent than the pot of yesteryear."

Says Marco Rubio believes the earth is 9,000 years old and that humans hunted dinosaurs to extinction; says  Rand Paul believes the earth is 10,000 years old and God removed dinosaurs "to make space for humans."

"Only 3 percent of voters 18 to 34 don't believe that climate change is really happening."

"61 percent of non-tea party Republicans actually agree...there is 'solid evidence the earth is warming,' ...[but] 70 percent of tea partiers, contrarily, say there is 'no solid evidence' the earth is warming."

In a poll, "53 percent of young Republican voters . . . under age 35 said that they would describe a climate [change] denier as 'ignorant,' 'out of touch' or 'crazy.'"

"Live cats have holes drilled into their skulls," posts put into their heads and coils put into their eyes, and some have had their ears cut off or are intentionally deafened or starved at UW-Madison labs that do research to improve hearing in humans.

Ann Kuster turned "a blind eye to those in need of funding" by voting "against funding for our nation’s veterans, low-income women and children, the FDA and the National Institutes of Health."

"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."

If sea levels rise six feet due to climate change, Waterplace Park in Providence and Wickford village would be swamped

"Wind power is the most undependable form of renewable energy."

"Global surface temperatures have been flat for 16 years."

Sen. Marco Rubio "refuses to accept the basic science" on climate change and is "a climate change denier."

The ocean is now "much more acidic . . . than it has been for many millions of years."

The oceans "have become 30 percent more acidic."

"This president spends 30 times as much money on global warming research as he does on weather forecasting and warning."

Says Americans "invented ‘Pong,’ ‘Space Invaders’ and the iPhone."

"Science has not shown greenhouse gases to be a problem."

"Over half" of science, technology, engineering and mathematics students "receiving advanced degrees are not citizens of the United States of America."

"Narragansett Bay waters are getting warmer -- 4 degrees Fahrenheit warmer in the winter since the 1960s."

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