Discover Magazine recently compared Bush and Kerry on their stances on various Science related policies. I found it to be very interesting. (the article is quite long, but divided into sections based on policies/topics, so read what interests you)
Without Washington?s billions?about 126.5 of them this year?America?s university laboratories and a vast network of federal research centers would wither, if not collapse. Science in the United States runs on tax dollars, and if the dollars decline, so too will the nation?s national security, health, and prosperity.