Pharyngula

Hey, political bloggers!

May I direct your attention this way? If you really want to make a case that GW Bush has been hurting American science, look where it really counts: follow the money. The Scientific Activist has the numbers, and it’s rather dramatic how research funding has dwindled over the years.

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  1. #1 bernarda
    September 13, 2006

    So, the combined sum for the two types of grants is about the cost of 4 days war in Iraq, which is now running at about $200 million per day. Thank zeus we have our priorities straight.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/11880954/

    There is a little game you can play to make you own war estimate costs.

    http://aei-brookings.org/iraqcosts/

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