About this Bedford thing: Harm to whom?

Nary a Supreme Court decision nor a woman desperately yelling her pleas in a committee room can stop this government from barreling through. Soldiering on. All of the clichés that come to mind seem to be violent in some way. Perhaps that’s worth noting and chewing on, given the circumstances.

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De-funding is the new book burning

Science is supposed to be the objective arbitrator between ideological extremes in our democracy.

Some people readily consume information at face value. Others regard anything disseminated from what may appear to be an authority figure with such a high degree of skepticism (contempt, even) that they trust nothing.

The best bridge between these two camps is science — quantifiable or qualifiable facts.

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