John Stossel writes: “I bet my readers $1,000 that they couldn’t name one thing that government does better than the private sector. I am yet to pay. Free enterprise does everything better.”
John Stossel must be blind.
Consider health care, for instance. Professor Douglas Amy of Mount Holyoke College looked into this issue; here’s an [...]
I nominate this study from the University of Southern Denmark for the 2013 Depressed Viking Award. The researchers released the study under the title of Collapse Of The Universe Is Closer Than Ever Before.
Did we need a scientific study for to tell us this? The collapse of the universe, if it will happen, will [...]
As they blabber on with ridiculous ideas such as the elimination of public schools, Libertarians unintentionally become living examples of how important politically mustered public support of education is. [...]
It’s telling that Knewton’s web site doesn’t mention obesity very often, except in study materials for the GMAT that warn, “Obesity is the most urgent nutrition-related health problem in America today.” Premed student, heal thyself. [...]
Important information on hands, the planet, and mindfulness [...]
Peter Ferrara and his colleagues at the Heartland Institute have no comment on this study. They’re too busy, apparently, assembling an “independent” group of scientists who are ready to announce research findings showing that up is, in truth, down. [...]
There are times when no comment is necessary. This is one of those times. Shared via screen capture to preserve the beauty for the future.
Twitter is not forever: read the exchange for yourself right here, as long as it lasts.
Oarfish are said to be harmless to humans. They’re toothless, and they eat little shrimp, so it’s not likely that people could get a dangerous bite from an oarfish, especially a foundering specimen weakening in shallow water. However… [...]
“General Electric scientists working in research laboratories are “training electrons to serve man.” In fact, the scientists say, the electron promises to be the “greatest and ‘most powerful servant that man has.”
The way I view the world, and especially America, is as follows:
Two thirds of a group — the protons and neutrons [...]
Another “lapse” in government security over research into extraterrestrial technology goes right down the memory hole. [...]