Tag Archives: National Academy of Sciences

Obama’s fiery response to the Republican budget

President Obama delivered an uncharacteristically fiery speech the other day, at an Associated Press luncheon. You’ll find the video below, but, first, here’s a clip from an editorial about the speech that ran in yesterday’s New York Times. President Obama’s fruitless three-year search for compromise with the Republicans ended in a thunderclap of a speech […]

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Science over ideology, and creation over consumption

In a speech before the National Academy of Sciences today, President Obama said something that I absolutely love. He said, the “days of science taking a back seat to ideology are over” in the United States. Vowing to “restore science to its rightful place,” Obama then went on to name to members of his Council […]

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