The Times reports that 16 lawsuits have been filed by "industry groups, conservative think tanks, lawmakers and three states" to challenge to the EPA's finding that greenhouse gases pose a threat to our health.
It's sign of a corrupt political/intellectual culture that being wrong in highly consequential ways appears to have no bearing on your implicit moral standing to propound in weighty terms on the crucial issues of the day.
Afghanistan is in urgent need of the basics for survival in one of the poorest countries on Earth -- seeds, fertilizer, roads, power, schools, and clinics -- much more than it is in the need of another 30,000 troops.
Other nations are producing more scientists than we are, and increasingly their economies are offering better job opportunities. America's future can be great, but it depends on preserving our preeminence in science and technology.