Is there any kind of legal backing for scientific debate? It seems fraudulent employee behavior is in the cross-hairs, while scientific debate is allowed in "good faith." Support for science is not balanced legally against voluminous bodies of fraud law.
Or is it? I plead ignorance.
Soviet-like, yes, but also very, very American. It also reflects McCarthyism. Large, complex state perceives threat -- circles wagons.
Ssssh. I'm Anonymous....
Virginia attorney general is investigating a climate researcher
Posted by: "frank lagana" frank11217@...
Date: Thu May 6, 2010 3:07 pm ((PDT))
For those who might have missed this: Virginia's attorney general has
launched an investigation of a leading climate scientist who, until a few
years ago,taught at the UVA
It seems that any scientist who comes to conclusions incompatible with the
right wing worldview now has to worry about his/or research being
the victim of a politically motivated witch hunt. Not all that different
from the old Soviet Union it seems.
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