As a member of Congress representing Montana, Ryan Zinke has a history of voting to censor scientific research to prevent its use by the federal government. Just a few months ago, Zinke voted to prohibit the federal government from considering certain kinds of scientific studies,
When Congress passed the National Security Act in 1947, it did so to protect American democracy from the growing power of the U.S. military. World War II had just ended, and Americans saw the danger of fascist states in which national government, military power, and
As this list shows, corruption is somewhat bipartisan, in case of the influence of United Technologies Corporation. In the current election cycle, however, the United Technologies PAC is giving two thirds of its money to Republican candidates, and just one third of its money to Democratic candidates.