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Obama’s Rat Madness

Black and White Brian Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 1:46 PM
.... getting one rat to feel and another rat to react is of the cunning first acquired by politicians pandering to Sovereign Americans .... Close. But no Easter Box, this year. For (as your final sentence says you already know) in this instance it's the dangerously-dullard doity rats who're pathetically pretending to the political pandering and We The People who're doing all of the thinking and none of the knee-jerking! (And forgive me if I have little to no sympathy should white-house threats be directed at that meat-locker-IQ short-hand/typist, Mr Woodard)

The New York Times has published a science and technology story about Duke researchers who have used one animal’s brain to get another animal to react.

In One Rat Thinks, and Another Reacts, the Times writer James Gorman reports that “Miguel Nicolelis, known for successfully demonstrating brain-machine connections, like the one in which a monkey controlled a robotic arm with its thoughts, said this was the first time one animal’s brain had been linked to another.”

Well, Nicolelis may know rat research, but he’s not in politics.

If he was, he’d recognize that getting one rat to think and another...