Saturday, April 02, 2011
Lefty regulators continue their gratuitous destruction of American business and employment, again, as is often the case, in California. Behold, an extraordinary story of academic corruption and conflict of interest at the behest of environmental regulators. It makes a mockery of the left's oft-repeated charge that it is the right that "politicizes science."
Yet another great reason to support FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
I invite you to read through the links for fuller detail on what’s going on here: It’s the whistleblower that’s getting fired. He outed a fake PhD whose research purports to show that non-electric engines are causing thousands of deaths in California.
Hollywood used to relish the flimsiest story lines of “whistleblowers thwarted by the system”: e.g, China Syndrome, Silkwood … Paging Michael Moore …
And you wonder why critical research on AGW doesn’t come out of our leading universities? This isn’t a small point. Not to pick on Princeton, but you just hired Van Jones.