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'On Fire For God's Work': How Scott Pruitt's Faith Drives His Politics : NPR
"A Christian worldview means that God has answers to our problems," said Pruitt, according to the seminary's website. "And part of our responsibility is to convey to those in society that the answers that he has, as represented in Scripture, are important and should be followed, because they lead to freedom and liberty."
"In this generation, where people are trying to decide what they believe about sex," he said, "it's because we've forgotten the one who made them male and female. In a generation, where we're not sure if God created, because we've propagandized evolution, we've forgotten that in the beginning, God."
climate-change-denial  religion-priviledge  EPA  evolution-politicians  Pruitt  GOP-antiscience  religion-of-politicians  GOP-religious 
may 2018 by Peony43
Eric Cantor Wants Our Grandmas to Decide Science Funding « It's Okay To Be Smart
This is another example to the time-honored “you know better than those folks in Washington, I’m on your side” faux-populism that has become a major tactic in the modern conservative movement.  It’s a natural cycle in both sides American politics, but it’s getting dangerously close to harming science
september 2011 by Peony43

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