RIP Philo

Science is shit

Trump is the first president since 1941 not to name a science adviser, a position created during World War II to guide the Oval Office on technical matters ranging from nuclear warfare to global pandemics. As a businessman and president, Trump has proudly been guided by his instincts. Nevertheless, people who have participated in past nuclear negotiations say the absence of such high-level expertise could put him at a tactical disadvantage in one of the weightiest diplomatic matters of his presidency.
Permalink Spam king 
June 10th, 2018 10:09am
There is no chief scientist at the State Department, where science is central to foreign-policy matters such as cybersecurity and global warming. Nor is there a chief scientist at the Department of Agriculture: Trump last year nominated Sam Clovis, a former talk-show host with no scientific background, to the position, but he withdrew his name and no new nomination has been made.

These and other decisions have consequences for public health and safety and the economy. The Interior Department and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have disbanded climate-science advisory committees. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) disbanded its Food Advisory Committee, which advised on food safety.
Permalink Spam king 
June 10th, 2018 10:10am
Ah yes NOAA.

The idiots who stopped SpaceX from live-streaming launches because they showed some ground in some of their views.

Fire the fuckers.
Permalink Grumpy Old Git 
June 10th, 2018 10:15am

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