You've probably heard the charge many times: conservatives don't believe in science, and are, in fact, at war against it. We will agree there are some folks on the right who probably need to take a remedial science class or two, but the real war against reason, facts, and science comes from our friends on the left, as we learn from John Stossel.
It's no secret the federal government writes checks it shouldn't have. This is sometimes lumped together as waste, fraud, and abuse. But just how much money are we talking about? The Congressional Research Service has a new study giving us the bad news: about $100 billion per year, and roughly $1.3 trillion since 2004.