quote: $250,000 in terms of a research contribution is hardly a "fat check".
quote: The Institute organises seminars for religious leaders, academics and business leaders which aim to link economics and religion. It publishes books, journals, and opinion about related issues
quote: Are you seriously trying to compare funding an organization like this with funding a government research scientist?
quote: I think you could say Soros is politically interested, but that is aside the point, and not entirely relevant.
quote: it's merely demonstrating a link between politics and one particular effect its had on climate science
quote: For Hansen to secretly receive a large check from Soros, then begin making unsubstantiated claims about administrative influence on climate science
quote: How exactly did you interpret the sentance above?
quote: You simply injected your own opinion into what was happening and wanted it taken as fact.
quote: However, what I disagree with is that politics influenced his research.
quote: I will agree with you that Hansen did not act ethically. However, what I disagree with is that politics influenced his research. To me, it actually makes much more sense the other way around (that it was Hansen that drew the money from Soros, and it was Hansen who drew the attention of Gore).
quote: That is not what this site is about, last I checked.
quote: "XXXX religion thinks birth control is evil"
quote: There is no doubt that the Democratic Party has assimilated AGW into their platform.
quote: he was actually being both bankrolled and directed by Soros's organization