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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
The NRA even opposes scientific research on gun safety
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
Jan. 11, 2013 12:10 p.m.





In recent years, we’ve seen a lot of right-wing antipathy toward science — as evidenced, for example, by climate-change denialism and opposition to the teaching of evolution in public schools.

And now THIS has emerged at Vice President Joe Biden’s task force on gun violence:

More than a hundred scientists from virtually every major U.S. university told Biden’s task force in a letter that research restrictions pushed by the NRA [National Rifle Association] have stopped the United States from finding solutions to gun violence.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has cut gun safety research by 96 percent ...

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