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<i."... it's not a good idea to flood research for climate change with people that have the credibility of an inside trader. The barn door to science was left wide open a long time ago, and it was progressives and liberals that left it open. "

The right manufactures lies and repeats them to each other as if enough folk spouting the same bs will make it true. Their wet dream is that the scientific community is just like them when the opposite is the case. Scientists make the name, their fortune by discovering new thing not by repeating what everyone else says. The only thing better for a scientist than discovering something new is showing what everyone else thinks is wrong, folk get Nobel prizes for that; they get whole branches of physics named after them (e.g. Newtonian Mechanics); the astrophysical features (Tycho Brahe), space probes (Huygens, Hubble) named after them. Scientist don't get rewarded for agreeing, they get rewarding for proving>/b> something new or different. For a long time there was a debate about where the moon came from. Once we went to the moon and brought pieces back proving the earth impact theory vs. the moon as a big asteroid theory, a couple of the asteroid theory guy got so upset they killed themselves.

You have not the slightest idea how contentious the science profession is. The fact that everyone agrees about a human origin of global warming is not that there is some science version of Fox news that they all watch that tells them what to say... as much as you would like that to be the case.

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