Discovery Institute bloviates. Again.

I mentioned that the Discovery Institute was in Iowa yesterday, accusing Iowa State University (and specifically, professors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy) of conspiring against assistant professor Guillermo Gonzalez, an intelligent design advocate and fellow of the Discovery Institute. I was unable to attend, but Evil Monkey headed to Des Moines to cover the event, and has his initial thoughts on the dog 'n' pony show up at Neurotopia.

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Yet another example of how ID is a science killer, in more ways than one. We needen't cry for Gonzalez though, I'm sure he'll make a pretty penny on the 'Darwinists are persecuting me' circuit.