Statements about Science

Human activity is not "causing these dramatic changes to our climate."

Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson is a "liberal" who voted with Nancy Pelosi to "fund sex study programs of San Francisco prostitutes" and "to regulate the sale of firearms."  

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."

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

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

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

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

"Very few men outlive their own fertility."

While the sequester is in effect, the federal government is still funding a study on duck penises.

"Scientists tell us that we could have a cure in 10 years for Alzheimer's" were it not for "overzealous regulators, excessive taxation and greedy litigators."

Says the federal government is supporting a study in Hawaii to "develop a menu for when we colonize Mars."

Newt Gingrich "has suggested" building "a mirror system in space" could improve the Earth’s habitability.

Says scientists are "in dispute" over whether being gay is a choice.

"There's no scientific conclusion that (being gay) is genetic."

"The Republicans have demanded deep cuts in education. They've demanded cuts in cancer research and other research to find cures and treatments to diseases."

"There is a growing body of evidence that radiation in excess of what the government says are the minimum amounts you should be exposed to are actually good for you and reduce cases of cancer."

Says government is a barrier to innovation and development.

The radiation coming from the new TSA body scanners is "equivalent to about three minutes' worth of air travel by anybody, say, at 30,000 feet."

On the use of presidentially appointed commissions.

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