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The Party of Reason and Progress (PORP) openly welcomes all people who seek relocation to the United States with the intention of contributing to the American dream. The pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness is an ideal shared by all peoples in all places, and the active collaboration and integration of these facets leads to[…]

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Exclusive Educational Resource Provided By American Science Alliance On May 5, President Trump signed into law final appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2017. The following is a special report prepared by the American Science Alliance  for the Party of Reason and Progress detailing the federal budget legislation for relevant science and technology divisions. President Trump asked Congress[…]

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Politicians, actors, comedians, former professional athletes and more have joined the Party of Reason and Progress (PORP), a registered 527 political organization founded by five-time published author and scientific skeptic David G. McAfee. The group hopes to bring evidence-based political decisions to the United States. PORP, which was founded in the wake of President Donald[…]

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Exclusive Educational Resource Provided By American Science Alliance. On March 9, the House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology held the first of two hearings related to NSF,  focusing on “overview and oversight” of NSF programs by the science committee’s research panel. It featured testimony from NSF’s director, France Córdova, and its inspector general, Allison[…]

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Exclusive Educational Resource Provided By American Science Alliance.   On March 29, the House Science Committee convened a hearing titled, “Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications, and the Scientific Method.” The scientific method has become a central issue in the committee’s work this year. The House has passed two bills to overhaul how the Environmental Protection[…]

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Remember the Super Bowl? It had some pretty great commercials this year, but as a new mom to the world’s best baby girl (mom’s opinion), there was one that pulled on my heart strings a bit. You may have seen it-the commercial that addressed the gender wage gap, which, unfortunately, still exists despite what some[…]

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When it comes to the flood of controversy that has been sweeping the United States since Trump’s election, concern over how Trump’s presidency may affect wildlife may not be the most pressing matter on most people’s minds. Admittedly, the White House has not given any formal or direct statement on American wildlife, or any policy[…]

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Exclusive Educational Resource Provided By American Science Alliance. S. 442: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which direct how federal funds should or should not be used. Appropriations set overall spending limits by agency or program[…]

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