The disconnect between reality and belief ceases to be a mystery if you assume that arguments about science are really surrogates for something else. In this light, the GOP's truculent resistance to warnings about climate change ceases to baffle. Most of those warnings have come from the left, or sources perceived as left-wing. Before liberals start to feel too smug about all of this, writes A. Barton Hinkle, they need to look back at the numerous instances when they, too, have rejected science for the sake of ideology.
The new framework aims to keep everyone learning at the same level for as long as possible.
"It feels like we've gone from tragedy to farce."
“Our only job today, is to give the law’s terms their ordinary meanings and, in that small way, ensure that the federal government does not exceed its statutory license.”