It isn’t at all surprising that an agency told by the President that it’s highest priority should be “to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science … and math and engineering“, would also be home to an ecohack who became a millionaire propagandizing AGW.
Dr. James Hansen, an astronomer for NASA, (who whined about being censored by the Bush administration from speaking of his climate views yet despite this was somehow able to speak incessantly about man-made global warming,) is being accused of ethics violations and a conflict of interest for accepting, and underreporting, cash as an AGW activist whilst working for NASA. It is estimated that he made around $1.6 million dollars as an activist for global warming, while still being on NASA’s payroll.
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Has NASA become just a political tool for Muslim outreach and global warming scare-mongering? Are there any actual scientists left in that organization who are working on things like, I don’t know, the exploration of space? Serious question- how much of NASA’s budget is used for its original purpose, aeronautics and space exploration? Is it still the lion’s share or is most of it wasted on political agendas?