A debate: "and since the topic is science, the non-scientists don't get a vote"

Fri, 2010-10-22 15:56Richard Littlemore
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A debate: "and since the topic is science, the non-scientists don't get a vote"

A fabulous Bill Maher explanation of why Global Warming is NOT a debate.

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Amusing, but I cannot take Maher seriously until he applies this same point to the vaccination issue. He’s just not consistent in approach.

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