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Americans Are Dumb They elected -- and re-elected -- a president who isn't big on science (from The Guardian) A congresswoman compared stem cell resea
  1. They elected -- and re-elected -- a president who isn't big on science (from The Guardian)
  2. A congresswoman compared stem cell research to "experiments that were done by the Third Reich" (from No More Mister Nice Blog)
  3. The Republican party that more than half of Americans voted for has become the kind of interfering, meddlesome government it once railed against (fromThe New York Times)
Robert Samuelson As Insurance Agent   Angry Bear
Robert Samuelson’s latest on Social Security has been ably taken down by Mark Thoma and Max Sawicky. But this line from “no relation to Paul” has me wondering who his insurance agent is:

In normal usage, insurance suggests protection against something you don't expect to happen

I expect to get sick on occasion and I do not expect to meet the cohorts of Osama bin Laden, so I purchase health insurance but not Al Qaeda insurance. Does Mr. Samuelson have a different philosophy on what to insure?

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