Progressive thinking and the rise of the anti-science left.

When Chris Mooney's (no relation) book, The Republican War on Science appeared in 2005, the liberal/left applauded. Mooney set out his case about what a menace Republicans were to science. He was right, but I remember thinking at the time, that's all well and good, but I see much of the same anti-science mindset on the left side of the aisle. I th…

Child’s coloring book too complicated for anti-gmo crowd

Recently Monsanto put out a coloring book for children explaining what biotechnology is. Some people have a problem with that. One of those people expressing concern is a columnist Christine G.K. LaPado-Bregliafor who writs for the Chico California newspaper, the Chico News Review. In her column Keeping up with Monsanto, she writes, "the book is f…

Why are progressives so regressive when it comes to agriculture?

When I posted yesterday's "dead bodies" post on my Facebook page, a friend weighed in with this response: "the progressive contrarian!! I hope this is as much bait as I take but.....it's a nasty spiral, go ahead, take lots of antibiotics, eat animals that are fead antibiotics, wash everything with chlorine.....how's that workin'? I ain't doin' that…