I've said it before and I'll say it again: Fundamentalists can go to hell. G Dubb will still have Veto power, but if he wants to get anything done he's going to have to play nicely just like Clinton had to.
We need federal funding for this type of science. It is very important. Think of all the problems stem cell research may solve. I'm not saying it is a magic bullet, but it is important enough to warrant heavy funding.