NewYorkCountryLawyer writes: "Good article about how playing politics with science puts our country at risk, a review of Shawn Otto's book "Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America". Today's policemakers, Otto shows, are increasingly unwilling to pursue many of the remedies science presents; they take one of two routes: Deny the science, or pretend the problems don't exist."
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The Cards were fine in 'sixty nine,
But the Cubs will be heavenly in nineteen and seventy."
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